"I began at Universal Furniture as an intern doing projects for sales and marketing. This week, they offered me a full-time position as Sales and Marketing Assistant! I am so blessed and want to reach out and say thank you. Keep on keeping on with your dedication to the students at Liberty.
You have really impacted the road I have taken and I couldn't be more thankful. Although the journey was difficult at times, with thoughts of giving up, the Lord is faithful and He continues to prove Himself time and time again." - Paige
"Thank you so much for your help with my resume! During my phone screening, the recruiter told me about 5 times how impressed he was with my resume! It really means a lot to me about how much you helped me! I ended up getting a second phone screening with the head of their HR office and now I am waiting for them to contact me about an interview!" - Luke
"I came by your office for a short time today to thank you for your help and hard work. I know that you strive to present opportunities for students who want to excel in their careers after Liberty. I wanted to share with you some proof of your hard labor. I am a graduating Senior at LU with a B.S. in Information Systems and a B.S. in Business Management with an Accounting minor.
As of today, 4/2/2014, I have accepted a job as a Information Systems Security Auditor with the Auditor of Public Accounts based in Richmond, VA. I got in contact with this organization through the LU Career Center and Business Career Fair in early March. After meeting the Human Resource professionals and discussing opening’s in their organization I was asked to come to Richmond for an interview. After the interview I was offered the job and accepted the next day. This job is an excellent opportunity to start my career and develop professional skills. Thank you for your hard work and the opportunities you create for students." - Alex, '14
"I wanted to update you on the results of my interviews and thank you for all of your help and support through the entire process. I was accepted into George Fox's PsyD program to begin in August, thrilling news..this was my first choice after all! I appreciate your assistance and could not thank you enough!" - Ed
"I graduated in 2011 from Liberty with by Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising. While I was a student, I attended a few seminars/workshops hosted by the Career Center, and career counselors spoke in my upper-level FACS classes. I received so much wonderful advice from attending these events that I have had a competitive edge over many of my peers. I have been offered almost every job I have interviewed for since I graduated from college.
I think the biggest things I have learned from the Career Center that have helped me are:
If I could give any advice to other Liberty University students, it would be to focus on their career from the time they arrive at their dorm freshman year. Outside of college, people pay a lot of money to work with image consultants and job recruiters, and to attend seminars that LU students have cheap/free access to. It's a really wonderful service and they should take advantage of it as much as possible." - Jennifer, '11
"I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your detailed review of my resume. You will be saddened to know that I had paid a professional resume service to create the draft I sent to you. As I’m sure you noticed, this was not very helpful and I was sincerely disheartened. However, due to your help my recruiter was very impressed by my resume! I now have an interview for a system administration position starting at $35 per hour all thanks to your help!" - Logan, '13
"Two weeks ago, I got a full-time job working as a leasing consultant at my apartment complex, and last week I worked 40+ hours for the first time in 17 months! It truly was a great feeling. Working with the Career Center on this project really opened my eyes on what I needed to say to prospective employers. I realized afterwards that I had skills and abilities that transcended just being a Cop and Marine, and I took the ideas from completing the resume into the interview. It really made a huge difference in my mind!" - Edward, '13
"I wanted to thank you for taking the time to do a mock interview with me on Friday. I cannot even express how much it prepared me for today. My interview went very well and I found it very easy to communicate with them because of the preparation from the career center and the mock interview last Friday." - Jandi, '13
I just wanted to drop you a line and update you about my internship search. I received an offer from Hope International to be their Public Relations Executive Intern. I was extremely excited about the offer because I didn't know how many candidates I was up against and didn't really think I would be offered the position. Thank you so, so, so much for all of your help! This process would not have been as smooth without you. From checking over my resume, giving me a mock interview, praying with me before my interviews, reserving the conference room for me, checking in with me, and even letting me interview you-you have been fantastic! Thank you so much for all of your help through this!! - Bailie
"Good news! After the recruitment fair, I was contacted by two Christian schools that were represented at the fair and scheduled interviews with both of them. On Monday, I was offered a teaching position by one of those schools! I officially accepted last night and put my signed contract in the mail today! I will be teaching 5th grade in Graham, NC for the 2013-2014 school year. Needless to say, I am so, so thankful for the Teacher Recruitment Fair and the opportunity it provided me to have face-to-face interactions with employers. In addition, the Career Center has been invaluable to me throughout this process." - Savannah
"Using the Career Center has really helped me in pursuing an internship with the Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce. I used the Career Direct test to show what my strength and weaknesses are. The Career Center helped me with my resume, making it stand out. The Career Center has really benefited me in so many ways." - Colin
"Just before graduation last May, I came to the Career Center for a mock interview session. I was a complete nervous wreck as I walked into the interview room; I had no idea what to expect. After two sessions, I felt a new sense of confidence in my ability to interview for any position I wanted. During the summer of 2010 I received a call from Liberty’s Financial Aid office for an interview. I walked into that interview room with seven people surrounding me. I felt that the entire interview went really well. Later that day I received a call from the Director of Financial Aid, offering me a position as a grants processor. I was completely overcome with joy. I can confidently say that I would not have been prepared for that interview if it wasn’t for the practice I received in the mock interview. I just wanted to send an email thanking you for your help in preparing me for my future." - Katie
“Thank you for your encouragement and helpful suggestions for my resume. I have used your information and have the resume just about finished. Now to start the cover letter! God Bless you, as you encourage us!” - Zottie, ‘13
"I have some great news, thank the Lord, I got a part-time job with ESPN's marketing department assisting their designers. Thanks for all your help with my internship/resume last semester. Definitely couldn't have done it without you and the Career Center!" - Lee Anne, '11
“I will use the experience that I have gained to obtain a job. I am thankful that Liberty has arranged this program—I learned so much not only from my workplace, but from living in the city, adapting to city life, seeing events such as protests and bills getting passed in real time, and becoming friends with the other students in the building. It is an experience I definitely recommend any Liberty student to pursue if they are willing to leave Liberty and Lynchburg behind for a semester. Being able to put on a résumé “Interned at (name of organization) in Washington, D.C.” is going to set anybody apart from the competition. It is also very easy to obtain interviews with many government organizations in DC.” - Diana, '12
"WOW! Thanks so much for your time and attention to my resume and cover letter. I really appreciate the significant amount of time you took to review my documents." - Lori
"Using the LUNetwork was great! It was easy to navigate and had a jobs that I was interested in and could qualify for. A nice feature about the LUNetwork is that you can personalize it to your ablities and major then it finds the jobs that you qualify for and you don't have to go searching through endless pages of junk." - Stephanie