Introduction to Career Development

Career development is a journey and the time spent at DSU is your first step. Wherever you are in the process – from jumping into the workforce to considering graduate school – we offer one-on-one assistance to help you plan and achieve career success. We strongly encourage you to take a proactive role in charting the course of your career path through involvement with Career Development’s services early in your Dickinson State University experience.

Career Development

In Career Development, we offer you a variety of services, including (but not limited to) access to different employment opportunities and internships, applications, and different volunteer options.

Focus 2

Focus 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them choose a major at Dickinson State University and make informed decisions about their careers. FOCUS 2 combines 5 self-assessments, career and major exploration, action planning and decision making in one comprehensive site. Utilize Focus 2 in your classes or during academic advising sessions. To become an administrator for Focus 2 log in here:

Parents & Family

We know that you are your student’s greatest career advocate and we hope that the information and resources on our web site will be useful to you in your efforts to help guide their career exploration. Please don’t hesitate to have your student contact us for a consultation.

We also welcome hearing from you about internship and/ or job opportunities at your place of work. Please feel free to email opportunities that you are aware of and we will advertise appropriately.

Additional Resources

A Parent’s Guide to Career Development