Students & Alumni

Students & Alumni

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As a Mountwest student or alumni considering how your education and experience relates to your future, Mountwest is here to assist you in each step of the career development decision-making process. We encourage you to become familiar with the advice and resources offered by Mountwest both online and in-person.  We look forward to helping you better assess, explore, decide and act on your future career goals.

Services

  • Career Assessment and Planning
  • Career Fairs 
  • College Central Job Board
  • Individual Employer Recruiting Events
  • Job Search and Networking Assistance
  • Practice Interviews
  • Professional Skill Development Opportunities
  • ​Resume Development and Revision Assistance

Appointments

We are open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments may be scheduled at the Student Services Front Desk (304-710-3361) in Room 101 or the Information Desk (304-710-3141) located in the first floor lobby.  You may also email Glen Midkiff, Director of Career Services, to make an appointment.

Resources

Career Assessment and Planning
FOCUS2    
Keirsey Temperament Sorter   
My Next Move    
The Career Key    
Type Focus     
West Virginia's Strategic Compass

Job Search
Federal Job Board    
Glassdoor     
Indeed     
Mountwest Job Board (College Central Network)  
Mountwest Job Postings
National Labor Exchange   
Simply Hired     
State of WV Job Board   
Workforce WV

Networking
BranchOut      
Employer Locator
LinkedIn
Mountwest Alumni Group on LinkedIn

Resume and Employer Correspondence
Career One Stop    
Federal Resume     
Great Sample Resumes    
Monster Sample Resume by Industry  
Purdue Writing Lab Resume Workshop