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Career Development & Civic Engagement Impact

Career Development & Civic Engagement


Welcome To The Encova Career Development Center

Our goal is to help students and alumni SOAR into their dream careers! Schedule a career coaching appointment today by clicking the link below.

Meet with a career counselor

Our Mission

The mission of the Career Development Center at Fairmont State University is to promote the professional and personal growth of the individuals it serves.

Statement of Purpose

The Office of Career Services will provide support and resources to equip students and alumni for lifelong professional and career development.

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Services Offered to Students
Semester Career Development Workshops

Explore Career Resources

Make an appointment
Make an appointment
Schedule an appointment with one of our career counselors for help building resumes & cover letters, internships, job opportunities, career assessment & exploration, and so much more!
Find Jobs and Internships in Handshake
Search over 5,000 job and internship opportunities in Handshake!
Build a Resume
Use Hiration Resume Builder to start creating the perfect resume today!
Career Fairs
Career Fairs
See upcoming fairs and highlights from previous years.
Professional Spotlight Series
Professional Spotlight Series
Checkout interviews with our very our Fairmont State Alumni
Upcoming Events
Civic Engagement
The Civic Engagement initiative at Fairmont State University is committed to providing beneficial, educational, and memorable community outreach experiences for students, faculty, and staff. The Office of Civic Engagement assists and coordinates individual and group service opportunities.

Graduation Survey


Congratulations on nearing the completion of your degree! You are important to us, and we want to continue to serve you. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. Your feedback is invaluable and will help us to improve the services the Encova Career Development Center offers to you and future students. The responses you provide will be kept strictly confidential.

Survey Link

Additional Career Resources

Guide for Success

Download our 40+ page Guide for Success, featuring a myriad of useful information about how to search and apply for a job.

Download the Guide

Interview Guidance

Get clear and useful advice on how to prepare for job interviews, how to present yourself, and how to answer some of the most common and important interview questions.

Get Interview Tips

College Diversity Network

Discover opportunities to begin a career at companies that value and seek diversity.

Learn More

Focus 2

An online assessment to help you understand various career paths.  Career counselors are available to review your results. 

Learn More

Contact Us

Have questions about the career services available to you or want to request help finding a job? Let us know and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. 

Encova Career Development Center

 248 Hardway Hall

 (304) 367-4541