North Foundation Hall, Room 154
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
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(248) 370-3250
careers@oakland.edu

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer drop-in hours
Mon: 9-11 a.m.
Tues: 12-2 p.m.
Wed: 9-11 a.m.
Thurs: 12-2 p.m.
Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an Appointment

The best way to get the most out of our office is to schedule an appointment. We are trained to assist you with any and all of your career-related questions. Make an appointment online via Handshake.

Scheduling Instructions 

1) Click “appointments” in the left navigation bar

2) Select “Schedule a New Appointment” at the top of the page

3) Select your school or college. Contact us if you do not know your school or college

4) Select the type of appointment that best fits your needs

5) Browse the available appointment slots and click on the one you would like to schedule. Not seeing the staff-member you’re looking for? Narrow the appointments by consultant using the drop-down option in the upper right hand corner labeled “Staff Member”

6) Click on the appointment time that you’re interested in scheduling

7) Tell us about upcoming interviews or any questions you might have in the “What can we help you with?” section

8) Click “Request” and you’re all set! Remember to keep an eye out for any emails regarding your appointment

What kind of appointment do I need?

Resume/Cover Letter Review: Provides feedback and suggestions to strengthen your resume or cover letter. Be sure to bring a paper copy of your resume or cover letter if you schedule this type of appointment.

Job Search: Need help with creating a job search strategy? Would you like to learn more about resources available for conducting an effective search or strategies for negotiating job offers? Meet with a member of the Career Services team for tips on how to take your job search strategy to the next level.

Career Fair Preparation: Meet with a member of the Career Services team to prepare for an upcoming career fair. During this appointment you will work on targeting and researching potential employers, elevator pitch and how to navigate the event.

Gaining Career-Related Experience: Meet with a member of the Career Services team to create an effective internship search strategy, identify ways to gain meaningful experiences and relevant skills, and negotiate internship offers and timelines.

Mock Interview/Interview Preparation: Practice your interview skills with a member of the Career Services Team. During this appointment you will practice responding to sample interview questions, build upon your behavioral interviewing skills, and identify strategies to help you make a positive impression on an employer.

Don’t know who to meet with? Check out our cheat sheet.

Note: Career Ambassadors are not available during the summer semester. You should schedule within your school during this time.

Need help? Check out Handshake’s awesome Knowledge Base.

If you need additional assistance with scheduling your appointment or if you have any questions or concerns, please call (248) 370-3250.