Marshall University Career Services
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Parents

Parents' Guide

Please encourage students to do the following:

FIRST YEAR

SECOND YEAR

This is the critical year for setting career goals, selecting a major and becoming more involved in campus activities.

THIRD YEAR

Gain professional skills and experience through internships, volunteering on and off campus, and taking leadership roles in campus organizations.

FOURTH YEAR

Fine tune professional skills and make a self-marketing plan. Encourage your student to start early!

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Top 5 Qualities Employers Seek


1. Communication skills

2. Strong work ethic

3. Works well with others

4. Initiative

5. Analytical skills