Career Services

Welcome to the Career Development Center Homepage.
Our office is located in the Turley Student Services Center, Room 222.  We are open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are not able to schedule an appointment during these times, please let us know so that an evening appointment may be arranged. 

The Office of Career Services at Fairmont State University is committed to supporting students and alumni in exploring and pursuing careers that match their skills, interests, strengths and academic pursuits. This is accomplished through providing meaningful opportunities for career development and advancement.


Please explore our resource links (below) in preparation for planning and managing your career.


Career Counseling

Career Counselors assist students and alumni in all career development and job searching areas. To schedule an appointment with a career counselor please call the office at (304) 367-4214 or stop by 222 Turley Student Services Center.

  • Choosing a Major
  • Interest Inventories
  • Researching Careers
  • Resume Critiquing
  • Job Search Correspondence
  • Job Searching
  • Networking Skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Practice Interviews
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Evaluating Job Offers
  • Graduate School


Job Search


FalconLink is our online connection between our students/alumni and our employers. Students and alumni are encouraged to register with FalconLink, post your resume and search for job and volunteer opportunities.  Employers are also encouraged to register with FalconLink to post your job and volunteer opportunities.


 Choosing a Major:

  Undecided Students:
Students who are undecided about which major to select are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor in the Career Services Office in the Turley Student Services Center, Room 222 or call (304) 367-4214. 

 FOCUS - Career and Education Planning Solutions



Focus (Career and Education Planning)


Focus is an online, self-guided, interactive program designed to help you select the right college major and plan your career based on your personal interests, values, skills, personality and aspirations. Start thinking about your career, take a free personality assessment, research any career, learn what you can do with a major in any field.

Click on the graphic to begin.