Your First Step in Becoming a Success

Openings Available in Career Search Class

Currently, openings for Career Search, a one-credit course offered by Career Services which teaches skills such as resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, and writing cover letters are still available and open to juniors and seniors of all majors.

LC 300-50, Career Search, is held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm and is taught by Tracey Dubey, an adjunct professor at the University, who worked in the Human Resources department as the Manager of Recruiting and Staffing from 1998 to 2007. Besides being an adjunct professor at the University, she has also worked part-time as Recruiting Coordinator for Northwestern Mutual in Wall Township since 2010. She has taught Career Search for several years.

Dubey said that besides teaching the imperative job searching skills to students, she also brings in outside speakers who can provide insight into the scary and looming world of job searching.

William Hill, Assistant Dean of Career Services, said that the class has been taught for over 15 years and grew out of a need that was recognized by Career Services. Dubey said that throughout the years, students have said that the class should be required since it reinforces skills that they will need throughout their lives.

Hill said that his advice to students is to, as a bare minimum, start job searching at least one semester prior to their graduation because one cannot make up for lost time during the precious weeks of job searching. He also advised to network as much as possible, starting off with

He also said, “Make sure your resume is perfect and wear a suit to every interview, even for internship positions. Nothing is more effective for a potential employer than making a great, professional first impression.”

Currently, there are seven spots open for Career Search out of 20 total spots, so if your own graduation date is approaching quicker than you want it to, be sure to jump on the chance to learn the crucial skills of job searching and networking.

If you would like more advice on job searching and career development, check out the Career Services page on the University website for links on interviewing tips, resume writing tips, and job searching letters. There is also a list of upcoming Career Fair dates and listings for full-time and part-time jobs available in the community. Career Services, located on the lower level of the Student Center, can also be contacted at or by phone at 732- 571-3471.

For more information about LC 300-50, feel free to contact Tracey Dubey at or William Hill at