The Career Center of CIA is dedicated to providing students and Alumni with the necessary tools, resources, and strategies that will assist you in identifying and obtaining your personal career goals.  We are located in the Student Affairs office on the first floor.  Hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 4:00 pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly preferred. You can make appointments at the links below:

Make Appointment with Heather (Any purpose)

Make Appointment with Danielle (Any purpose)

Make Appointment with Marissa (Resume reviews only)

Services offered include:
- One on one career advising Assistance with resume and cover letter writing
- Assistance with finding and applying to Federal Work Study Opportunities
- Guidance on job search strategies, networking and interview techniques
- Connections to Alumni for career exploration and information
- Annual Spring Break City Treks that allow students the opportunity to explore careers and lifestyles outside of the Cleveland area
- Assistance in obtaining a credit or non-credit bearing internship
- Support for Creativity Works, a self-initiated, entrepreneurial internship program for Visual Art and Craft majors
- Assistance with preparation for Internship Fair and Career Fair networking events
- Graduate School Fair and assistance with graduate school applications
- Lifelong access to services to assist in career transition  Access to College Central, a comprehensive job board for CIA students and alumni
- The ability to post your resume/portfolio to College Central where approved employers can see it
 
We look forward to seeing you in Career Services!
 

Interested in a Credit-Bearing Internship?

All the information you need is right here!

We also encourage you to view our 'Everything You Need to Know About Internships' presentation

Already in a Credit-Bearing Internship?

Make sure you are keeping track of your hours!  Click here to track your time.  A video tutorial showing how to track your time can be viewed at this link.

If you are unable to track your time online, you may use the file for a paper time log that you will be responsible for submitting on time log due dates.  For an example of what a completed paper time log should look like, click here.  Be sure to add your totals and have your supervisor initial every entry and sign at the bottom.

During your internship, make sure you're thinking ahead about how you will describe this experience in your resume as well as the topics you will need to cover in your reflection paper.  The instructions for both can be found here:  Final Assignment Instructions

Important Dates for Spring 2019 Internships

Monday, 02/11/19:  First Time Log Due:  Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Monday, 03/25/19:  Second Time Log Due: Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Resume Submission to College Central Due (A video showing how to do this can be viewed at this link)

Friday, 3/29/19:  Last day to withdraw from a class

Monday, 4/29/19:  Third Time Log Due:  Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Final Reflection Paper and Final Resume Due (Both can be submitted here)

Evaluation from Supervisor Due (You will receive notification when this has been completed)

Important Dates for Summer 2019 Internships

Monday, 06/10/19:  First Time Log Due:  Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Thursday, 6/20/19: All internship agreements must be FINALIZED by this date.  

Monday, 07/08/19:  Second Time Log Due: Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Resume Submission to College Central Due (A video showing how to do this can be viewed at this link)

Monday, 8/19/19:  Third Time Log Due:  Make sure all of your hours are recorded!  This will be submitted to your supervisor by Career Services.  (If you are doing paper time logs, these can be emailed to dsrueger@cia.edu)

Final Reflection Paper and Final Resume Due (Both can be submitted here)

Evaluation from Supervisor Due (You will receive notification when this has been completed)

 

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Interested in learning more? Register for a Webinar here!

Marissa is our spring 2019 Career Services intern. Marissa is currently pursuing her masters in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University. She is at CIA every Thursday and Friday- stop by and say hello or make an appointment to have your resume reviewed

Marissa Headshot

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Make Appointment with Heather 
(Any purpose)

Make Appointment with Danielle 
(Any purpose)

Make Appointment with Marissa (Resume reviews only)

We are located in the Student Affairs office on the first floor.  Hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 4:00 pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly preferred. 

We look forward to seeing you in Career Services!
 
Career Services
216 421 8071
 
Heather Golden
Director of Career Services
216 421 8073
 
Danielle Rueger
Career Services Specialist
dsrueger@cia.edu
216 421 8072
 
Looking for Academic Services instead of Career?  You can make an appointment with Academic Services at this link.