Online Tools Overview for Faculty & Staff

The Office of Career & Professional Development offers a number of online tools to help students in their career exploration and professional development. Several of these tools could be incorporated into the classroom, too. Creating classroom experiences that focus on career development can help students feel more prepared to enter the workforce. Read below for ways that you can encourage students to utilize these online tools. 

Faculty Resource Guide

Defining College and Career Readiness: A Resource Guide

The Faculty Resource Guide, curated by the Office of Career and Professional Development, serves as a comprehensive toolkit for faculty members. This guide aims to bridge the gap between academic instruction and career readiness, equipping educators with resources, best practices, and collaborative opportunities to seamlessly integrate professional development components within their curriculum. Whether it's about introducing students to career opportunities, understanding industry trends, or enhancing employability skills, this guide ensures faculty have the tools they need to prepare students for the dynamic world of work. 

Faculty Resource Guide


Students can use JOBSs to explore thousands of jobs and employers; find details on SCSU industry and career fairs, employer events and workshops; and connect with the OCPD coaches.

Student access to JOBSs 

Big Interview

Big Interview is a software program that provides free, online interview practice for students. Practice tough interviewing questions with the ability to record, review, and share your answers.

Read the Big Interview user guide

Focus 2

Focus 2 helps students learn about themselves and explore career options through career self-assessments, including modules on career planning and career readiness. 

Learn about Focus 2