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Career Services and Cooperative Education

The Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, a department of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, provide services that support the intellectual, personal, and social development of West Virginia State University students. The programs and services help students identify and make informed decisions about career and academic goals, develop professional skills and promote life long career management. This is accomplished through facilitating student employment, elective credit internships and cooperative education, and linking them with employers and



Career Counseling assists students with academic and career decisions through self-evaluation, career exploration and research and the development of personal and professional goals. The following services are included in career counseling:

  • Individual Career Counseling
  • Career Inventories
  • Personality Assessments
  • Computerized Career Guidance System
  • Online Career Library

The staff assists students seeking employment through job referrals, job fairs and access to hundreds of employers with jobs and internships which can be found on Jobweb. To get started log-in today. You will be able to: 

  • Search jobs and internships/Co-operative Education Opportunities
  • Send resumes directly to employers
  • Get updates on job fairs and other opportunities

 Employment Assistance programs include:

  • Work Study Placement
  • Job Search Skills Counseling/Coaching

The  ACT for admissions to the University is provided through this Office. Students can earn academic credit for previously acquired knowledge through monthly CLEP and DSST testing and information on graduate entrance exams are available.

Office Location: 216 and 207 Wallace Hall, Phone: (304) 766-3250, Fax: (304) 766-5195, E-mail: careerserv@wvstateu.edu.

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