The Career Services Office offers programs, resources, strategies and services to help Franklin students prepare for life after university. In collaboration with the Writing and Learning Center and the Parent and Alumni Relations team, Career Services aims to walk students through all stages of the career exploration and planning process including, but not limited to:
- Resume/CV refinement
- Interview skills
- Job and internship search skills
- Graduate school
- Specialized assistance
- Negotiating salaries and benefits
- Social media profile development
- Video and mock interviews
- MBTI & Strong Interest assessments
Franklin students can find all the resources and programs offered by Career Services when they log into the Franklin Career Navigator on Moodle.
Career Services is directed by Ebonie Rayford, Assistant Dean of Student Life. We encourage you to contact us to help you learn about our services and how we can help you explore your career options.
Job and Internship Information
What is an internship?
An internship is an opportunity offered by an employer to potential employees, called interns, to work at an organization for a fixed, limited period. Interns are usually undergraduates or graduate students, and most internships last for any length of time between one week and 12 months*.
*The maximum hours that interns can work in Switzerland is 15 hours a week. The organization must also announce to the Swiss Immigration Office that they have an intern working for them.
Internships for Credit and Non-Bearing Credit
If you are planning to do an internship for credit or non- credit at Franklin, there is a protocol that must be followed:
In collaboration with the Office of Advancement and the Franklin Family Association, every Fall semester Career Services offers FUS seniors the opportunity to participate in a hands-on career planning and prep workshops.
GoinGlobal and Vault
All Franklin students and alumni have access to GoinGlobal and Vault an online platform offering information on jobs, internships, and employment in general, in the US and globally. Start your new accounts now.
Franklin Futures Program
Each fall semester Career Services offers Franklin students the opportunity to participate in a hands-on career planning and prep workshops. These events are hosted in collaboration with the Office of Advancement and the Franklin Family Association.
For more information, go to the Franklin Career Navigator section located on the Franklin Moodle website.
Director, Career Services and Assistant Dean of Student Life
Phone: +41 91 985 22 79
Director, Writing and Learning Center
Phone: +41 91 986 36 35
Director, Alumni and Parent Relations
Phone: +1 310 597-1502 (US Central Time)