WCNR CAREER SERVICES

Welcome! 
CSU Career CenterWCNR Career Services is a satellite office of the CSU Career Center. Our mission is to assist WCNR students and alumni in all aspects of their career development process and work with NR employers to get information

Drop-in Hours
CSU Career Services Drop-in Hours: M, W, Th, F 9:30 am - 3:30 pm,
Wendy is in dropins on Thurs 12:30-3:30 pm this semester in LSC CC office.
Need to schedule an appointment with Wendy?
Please call the Career Center at 970-491-5707 to schedule an appointment.  Please note that Wendy does not typically schedule appointments through email, if you need to schedule by email please include your available days and times.

Wondering what you can do to ensure your career success?
 


FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
→To Do
Explore career options for your major by scheduling an appointment with WCNR Career Services
Create a resume and learn how to write a cover letter
Log in and check out your CareerRam account at: www.career.colostate.edu
Sign up for WCNR jobs listserv at  http://bit.ly/16UNtOM by choosing NRCC or NRCC_GRAD (for Graduate students) mail lists
 
→Resume Builders
 
Join a student organization
Volunteer with a nonprofit or government agency
 
→WCNR Events
 
Attend the Ag/NR Career Fair - See who’s recruiting (Feb)
 

SECOND YEAR STUDENTS    
 
→To Do

Update your resume with WCNR Career Services
Discuss career goals with WCNR Career Services and get career development tips
 
→Resume Builders

Take a leadership role in a student organization
Volunteer in service or research projects
Look for a summer field work or internships. Use all your resources: CareerRam, the WCNR job lists, the Ag/NR Career Fair, and faculty and advisors
 
→WCNR Events
 
Attend the AG/NR Career Fair
Attend the WCNR Networking Dinner



THIRD YEAR STUDENTS

→To Do

Update your resume
Learn how  to apply for government jobs/internships, if applicable (about 2/3 of graduates go on to work for government agencies)
Schedule two informational interviews with alumni or employers in your field
Learn how to research employers and alumni on Linked In.  Build a profile.
Begin to explore graduate school options ( See Grad School Checklist)
Get to know your faculty in your areas of interest
      
→Resume Builders

Look for a summer field work or internships. Use all your resources: CareerRam, the WCNR job lists, the Ag/NR Career Fair, and       faculty and advisors
Take a leadership role in a student organization
Volunteer in service or research projects
Take certification/ courses  like Outdoor Field Skills or Red Cross Certification
 
→WCNR Events

CSU and Ag/NR Career Fairs – Network both events!
Attend WCNR Networking Dinner



FOURTH YEAR STUDENTS
 
→To Do

Begin your job search 9 months before graduation
Polish your resume and cover letter. Have them reviewed by WCNR Career Services
Update CareerRam job search options and join the WCNR Listserve, if not already
Learn how to successfully apply for government jobs (about 2/3 of graduates go on to work for government agencies)
Connect to alumni and classmates on Linked In and follow potential employers
Upgrade your Linked In profile working with WCNR Career Services
Review interviewing skills and schedule a mock interview at 970-491-5707
Discuss other job search strategies with WCNR Career Services
Finalize graduate school applications
 
→Resume Builders

Develop and secure professional references
Finalize your leadership role in a student organization
Volunteer in service or research projects
Look for opportunities to attend professional conferences
 
→WCNR Events

CSU and Ag/NR Career Fairs – Apply!
Attend WCNR Networking Dinner


Wendy Rose, Career Center Liaison
Warner College of Natural Resources
Career Services Office
 107C Natural Resources
Fort Collins, CO 80923-1401 
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