Welcome to Career Development

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Simply earning a bachelor’s degree is not enough to launch your profession.  For the wind to be in the sails of your career you will want to explore your interests, values and strengths as well as the markets you are interested in.

Know Yourself

During your time here at Erskine discover the interests, strengths, and values which uniquely make you who you are. Explore two questions: What are you interested in doing? What are you good at doing?

Know the Market

It is not enough for you to just know who you are and how God has designed and gifted you.  You also need to explore the market(s) that interest you.  Ask two questions: Can you make a living doing the job you are interested in? Is it a legitimate industry that fits your values?

We Can Help

Our office has a variety of resources to help you explore these questions. Please schedule a time to meet with me.

Trent Payne, Career Guy
E-mail: payne@erskine.edu
Location: Student Development offices on the 2nd floor of Watkins

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Erskine CareerConnect

CareerConnect is Erskine’s job portal, powered by Purple Briefcase. This is a resource for searching for jobs and internships, and getting connected to employment after graduation.

Resume Resources

Thanks to a partnership with Resume Target, a professional resume writing service, Erskine College is pleased to offer access to career related resources and premium resume templates. Resume Target is a website offering complimentary resources to Erskine students and alumni with access to 700+ Premium Resume Templates and Cover Letters in over 54 industries along with other career resources.

Students & Alumni can find the resource here: Erskine Career Resource

Graduate School Guide

Are you considering graduate school? These questions can jump-start your decision-making process.

Alumni and Employers

In addition, we provide assistance to Erskine College alumni as they manage their career cycle. Employers can post job openings for students and alumni by contacting our office.