Dear Prospective Marietta College Student:

Greetings from the Career Center! I would like to take a moment to share with you some information that might be useful as you consider embarking on the Marietta College adventure. Deciding on a college is an important step in your future. The Career Center is dedicated to assisting you to plan, decide, and implement your career and educational paths. Our experienced staff works very hard to offer a variety of services tailored to your individual needs.

You will be introduced to Career Services at orientation and during your first semester and will have the opportunity to meet individually with a career counselor to determine potential areas of interest. Through involvement in our plethora of career workshops and events, you can begin to explore how your interests fit into the world of work.

You will be able to refine your career path by taking advantage of our internship programs and by becoming familiar with the resource library and online career tools. Before you graduate, you will be able to put your networking and other job search skills to the test. If you think you’re headed to graduate school, Career Services offers graduate school workshops, graduate school advising and letters of reference files.

As the "product" of a liberal arts education myself, I will attest to the value of learning the process of career exploration. If you choose Marietta College, you will be taking one of your first steps toward carving your niche in the world of work today. We hope that you will take advantage of the well-rounded Marietta College experience to help you prepare for a rewarding and satisfying life.

Please feel free to contact our office if we can be of assistance to you during your decision making process. Be sure to check our website for valuable career information and resources.

Sincerely,

Hilles Hughes
Director, Marietta College Career Services