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Everyone needs a personal career plan, whether you are an undergraduate, a graduate student, or an alumnus with several years of work experience.

The Citadel Career Center provides educational materials, resources, and support to help you:

  • Identify career interests
  • Create a well-constructed resume
  • Develop effective interview skills
  • Conduct a well-structured job search
  • Research graduate school options
  • Build your professional network

To get started, we encourage you to use the following tools, alongside other resources and information available via our Resources' page.

  • Career Planning Timeline. Provides a framework for knowing when and how to Explore, Prepare, and Engage in the development of your plan.
  • My Career Plan. A tracking tool to help you organize your search.




  • Seeking an internship?  The Citadel Career Center invites employers to post their opportunities on hireLINK.  If you seek academic credit, it is up to you to share the posting with your academic department's Internship Coordinator to confirm that it meets the department's requirements for earning academic credit.
  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Quarterly for Spring 2014; includes intro to STEM jobs and translating military experience to civilian skills.
  • 'Social Media in Your Job Search' by NACE
  • Returning students with active accounts in hireLINK prior to June 24, 2014, were sent an email on 8/14/14 with login information to their new hireLINK accounts.


Resume Blitz will return Friday, September 5, 2014!

  • On Fridays (12:30-2:30 pm in Mark Clark Hall outside the Bookstore), bring your resume to Resume Blitz for a quick critique to help make sure you are on the right track!

  • Resume Blitz is held during the fall and spring semesters. It is not held during final exams or student breaks. Please check the Career Center website for any scheduling changes.




The Citadel
Fall 2014 Career Fair

Wednesday, October 15th

Click on the Career Fair logo above for more details about your participation, including how to prepare, what to do during a career fair, and how to follow-up afterwards.

Also find the listing of participating employers and graduate schools for the most recent event. Visit their websites and search hireLINK for current opportunities.





A web based career management and recruiting system: online job board, resume database, career fair management, announcement portal, and more! Access student login page at left.





Identify your Values, Interests, Personality Type, & Skills (VIPS)!



Refer to this page for resources and online tools to assist in your career planning & search.



Refer to this page for
additional career-related
programs for cadets!