Career Services for W&M Online Business Students
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business delivers robust career support for all of its business students—both on-ground and online. No matter where you reside, if you’re enrolled in one of our online graduate business programs, you have full access to all career resources housed within the Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC). This comprehensive suite of classes, workshops, online resources and one-on-one advising services ensures you have everything you need to make the right moves, at the right time and with the right support.
Getting Started Is Easy
Once you are enrolled in one of our online programs, you can access the GCMC through MASONlink. If you have questions about how to navigate or fully and appropriately leverage the vast resources available, you can schedule an appointment with a GCMC counselor by calling 757-221-7887 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that for students who wish to utilize available technology tools for employment purposes, we ask that you first schedule an initial advising session with one of our GCMC counselors. Setting up this appointment is as simple as submitting a resume and selecting a call time that suits your schedule.
We’re Ready to Help
We recognize that our online graduate business students are highly disciplined, ambitious, working professionals. Students like you balance family, school and career, and you’re ready for whatever comes next. GCMC counselors partner with you to provide an online infrastructure of support designed to position you for success, from anywhere in the world.
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GCMC Career Advising & Education
The GCMC offers a wealth of resources to help you to advance your career, transition to a new role, and improve your business relationships and networking skills, all with the goal of developing your leadership success and executive presence.
Career Advising: Partner with a GCMC counselor (virtually or in person) for one-on-one advising, and learn about possible career paths, develop a job search strategy, build your understanding of personal branding, write a targeted resume, effectively prepare for interviews and even get help negotiating active job offers.
Classes and Workshops: A variety of classes and workshops, largely focused on interviews, job searching, social media and other career skills are provided throughout the academic school year. Workshops may include interviewing techniques, job fair preparation, resume writing, industry-specific corporate information sessions and more. These sessions are often live-streamed and/or recorded, and they are accessible through the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and GCMC YouTube channels.
Job Search Tools: MASONlink is the overarching career management information system for the GCMC. Access MASONlink to schedule appointments with your career counselor, search for employment opportunities, access the Document Library for sample resumes and cover letters, and register for GCMC events.
To activate your MASONlink account, contact Colleen Lynch at 757-221-7887 or email her at email@example.com.
Through MASONlink, the GCMC provides access to several career development tools and resources, including MBA-Exchange, CaseQuestions.com, GoingGlobal and others, all of which are designed to make you more competitive in today's job market.