Optimal is a career management platform and service with accounts provided to all Westminster College students and alumni. Inside, you’ll find a variety of tools to:
Access online databases to research companies, download industry career guides, and read the latest business news. Utilize these resources to prepare for interviews, build networking contacts and skills, and identify career goals. In partnership with the Giovale Library, premium access to the Vault Career Insider is available to Westminster students. Vault identifies as "the most comprehensive resource for career management and job search information, including insider intelligence on salaries, hiring practices and company cultures." You may also search print library resources available by selecting the Career Center in the pull-down search menu for the Giovale Library catalog. Browsing periodicals are also available in the Career Center (Shaw 101).
Get the latest job-search advice from the Career Resource Center. Read the digital editions of Job Choices, available via smartphone, laptop, or tablet! These digital magazines include resume help, interview tips, and lists of employers interested in new college graduates with instant access to their websites. Click a copy above to these online resources.
Connect with the Career Resource Center via a variety of social media platforms. Receive updates related to employer visits to campus, quick links to jobs and internships, and links to news and resources of interest for your job or internship search.