Career Success Center


Staying Involved

We value the support of parents throughout the university.

  • The Office of Parent Services welcomes you to the WCSU parent community.  If you wish to receive regular updates for parents from the Office of Parent Services, please complete the WCSU Parent Association Information Form.
  • Offer your career-related, industry-specific expertise and advice by volunteering for events held by the Career Success Center. Contact the office at 203-837-8263 or careersuccess@wcsu.educreate new email for more information.
  • Encourage your student to visit The Career Success Center early on in their WCSU career to take advantage of the available resources.

Questions Parents Can Ask Their Students to Help Them Prepare

Parents can help their student with many aspects of their Career Development. These are a few questions opens PDF file parents can ask their student now, to help the student understand the process and how the Career Success Center can help.


WCSU’s Career Success Center offers services and resources to help students through

a four-year plan of Discovering & Exploring, Preparing & Practicing, Experiencing & Assessing

and Implementing & Engaging, resulting in successful career exploration, opportunities, and employability.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers provides helpful resources for parents and family members of college students. Published by NACE, opens in a new windowA Career Planning Course for Parentsopens PDF file and opens in a new windowA Parents’ Guide to Career Developmentopens PDF file  describe what you can do to help your student work towards successful career outcomes.

opens in a new windowWhat Parents of Prospective College Students Should Knowopens PDF file  is a good article for parents with high school juniors and seniors preparing for the college application process.


The job market is constantly changing, even today. Our Job and Workforce Trends page can help you and your students navigate post-graduation plans



Are you a business owner or a company/organization employee in need of an intern or employee?  Post available internships and jobs for WCSU students and alumni on our Handshake application.