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Virtual Career Center-Career Assessment and Counseling


FOCUS 2
 
  • This online program is designed to help students discover career options through an understanding of a variety of assessments, including the exploration of one’s interests and values; education and training; personality and life values; leisure preferences and skills.
  • The cost is free to students and alumni. The program can be administered on any computer that has access to the Internet. Please contact the Student Success Center at (480) 878-6713 or mesasuccesscenter@ben.edu for a password and schedule a follow-up appointment to discuss the FOCUS 2 results.
Strong-Interest Inventory® 
  • Still the most respected and widely-used career planning instrument in the world, the Strong Interest Inventory now includes 30 Basic Interest Scales, six updated General Occupational Themes, 244 Occupational Scales (with 122 occupations), and five measures of personal style to help individuals discover their interests and chart a plan of action to achieve a satisfying life of work and leisure.
  • The strong Interest Inventory can be administered online to determine career interests (free for current students and $10 per inventory for alumni).
Mentoring Opportunities
  • Finding a career mentor in a chosen field of study can significantly augment the preparation students do to enter the career of their dreams. Mentors can provide advice on trends in the workplace, tips for great interviews and also guide students toward networking opportunities to further their exposure in their chosen career field.
  • Students interested in mentorship opportunities should contact the Student Success Center at (480) 878-6713 or mesasuccesscenter@ben.edu to make an appointment and complete the necessary steps for a mentorship.
Graduate School Preparation
  • Graduate school research assistance
  • GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT test preparation
  • Application review
Internships/Leadership/Outreach
Internship Matching
  • Internship opportunities
  • Employer resources
  • Employment listings:
    • On-campus student jobs
    • Off-campus student jobs
    • Part-time opportunities
    • Full-time opportunities

Leadership Development

  • Jo Wilson Leadership Institute
  • Student organization leadership retreats
Philanthropy
  • The University provides various volunteer opportunities for students to assist in the community while gaining practical leadership experiences.
  • Many Benedictine graduates also volunteer and participate in a network of professionals whom students may contact for first-hand career information.

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