Parents Page

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Parents play an important role in the career development of their college-age children. Students often look to parents for guidance and direction as they make career decisions.  Parents are keenly aware of their child's strengths, weaknesses, personality characteristics and other qualities that play a role in their suitability for various occupations.  Offering encouragement for career exploration and suggestions as the student progresses through a career planning process is valuable and encouraged. Our goal is to help students by providing assistance with career decision making, graduate school exploration, and the job search.  We assist with cover letters, resumes, interviewing and networking skills just to name a few.  We are here to help students plan, discover, and succeed utilizing their interests and talents to identify goals and achieve career success.

How can the Office of Career Services help?

Career Counseling

Is your child:
Undecided about a major?
Confused about how their interests and skills relate to academic and career options?
Considering graduate school but needs more information on the application process?

Resources

                                * Interest and Personality Inventories                              
                                       * "What Can I Do With This Major?"                             
                        * Occupational and Career Information Web Sites              
* Career and Grad Schools Fairs
* Extensive LinkedIn Alumni Group
* Multiple Social Media Applications

Links for Parents

Programs and Services
Office of Career Services Facebook Page
Furman University's Parents Page
Four Year Student Road Map

For more information or to have your student schedule an appointment contact us at :
864-294-2106 or email us at career.services@furman.edu


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