Thomas College - Career Services
Lucy Campbell Pelsma, Corey Pelletier and Diane Anderson
The Thomas College Career Services office contributes to the College's mission in preparing students and alumni for success in their professional lives by delivering career-related services including career exploration, professional skills training and job search workshops. On day one, the Career Services office works with students to develop job-finding and career-management skills needed for a lifetime of career success. Career Services works one-on-one with students and alumni in discovering their career interests and talents, and offers a range of services to help students identify their interests and integrate them into meaningful careers and lives. Career Services is a lifelong benefit to all Thomas graduates, providing alumni with career guidance every step of the way.
Career Services offers a comprehensive range of services to help Thomas students of any major reach their career goals.
These services and resources are designed to help you manage your career planning by:
choosing and confirming career choices
gaining career-related experience
teaching professional skills
developing effective internship and job search skills
searching for full-time employment
In addition to services and resources, Career Services provides all current undergraduate and graduate students with events and workshops that enhance the professional skills of our students. Career Services sponsored events are held weekly, below is a sample list of workshops and events hosted by Career Services:
Career Path - a workshop that informs students what career paths are available in their field of study
Internship & Job Fairs
Interview Skills & Mock Interviews
Networking, Mentoring and Leveraging Thomas Connections
Since 1999, Thomas College has been proud to offer a unique program to all qualifying students - the Guaranteed Job Program. At Thomas College, we are so confident in our students' abilities, our strong academic programming and the career-related training provided by Career Services that we guarantee qualifying students will secure employment within six months of graduation. Click here for the requirements students must fulfill in order to qualify for the GJP.
Register with Career Services
Registering with Career Services as early as your first semester at Thomas is recommended. Students may register by completing the online registration form or can register in-person by meeting with a Career Services staff member. Registering early gives time to develop career opportunities and establish contacts with potential employers - all before graduation.
Gain valuable real world work experience through an internship. Work with career services to find an internship opportunity.
Career Services sponsors a Career Fair in March, where many leading firms within Maine and outside of the state are actively looking to recruit and inform students of the opportunities at their companies. The College encourages all students to attend the Career Fair in March.
Hire a Thomas Student or Alum
Want to hire a future graduate, alumni, post a job or internship? The Career Services office is always looking for opportunities for our students and alumni.
Search for jobs and internships in your career field
Career Services is a lifelong benefit to all Thomas College graduates. Whether changing careers, in need of resume assistance or interested in connecting with Thomas alums in your industry, Career Services is here to help students and alumni through individual and personalized career exploration at every stage.
In addition to one-on-one appointments, Career Services offers drop-in hours
every week. Click link above for contact information, to schedule an appointment, or
view our drop-in hours.