| 1. What was the average starting salary
of this year's new SU college graduate
||a. $54,500 per year
b. $36,000 per year
c. $41,199 per year
d. $28,000 per year
|2. To obtain a good job after graduation,
your son/daughter should
||a. Have a solid GPA
b. Have related career experience
c. Have a professional resume
d. Have a strong job network
e. All of the above
|3. It looks very professional for a college student
to have this on their resume
||a. Volunteer experience
b. High school athletics
c. Membership in high school chess club
d. Homecoming queen/king
|4. Employers are looking for these characteristics in
college graduates except
||a. Ability to organize information
b. Outstanding ability to manipulate cell phone
c. The ability to work well in teams—especially with people different
d. The ability to write and speak well
|5. When selecting a major the most important thing to
||a. Class times
b. Geographic location
c. Interest and love of field
d. Financial benefits
|6. Who is the best resource for assisting students in
finding eventual employment?
||a. Their friends
b. Career Services
d. Their professors
|7. What are the most employable fields for students
||a. Health Careers
b. Social Services
d. All of the above
|8. What is the best career advice you can give your
||a. Suggest volunteering
b. Suggest internships
c. Advocate for job security
d. A and B
|9. If your son/daughter is
undecided about their
major, what should they do?
||a. Make an appointment with Career
b. Talk to their roommate
c. Utilize interest inventories in Career Services
d. Discuss career options with alumni mentors
e. A, C and D
|10. What are some "mistakes"
students do when conducting a job or internship search?
||a. Placing inappropriate information on Facebook,
Twitter or LinkedIn
b. Not following up an interview with a thank you note
c. Inappropriate answering machine messages
d. Unusual email addresses
e. All of the above
|11. How many individual student appointments did
SU Career Services have in 2010-2011?
|12. How many workshops
did SU Career
Services conduct in the 2012-2013 school year?
|13. What service accounted for the
appointments with SU Career Services Counselors in 2012-2013?
||a. Major exploration
b. Job search assistance
c. Resume reviews
d. Graduate school assistance
|14. How many classroom presentations
Services do in the 2012-2013 school year?
|15. What is your ultimate goal for sending your
son or daughter to SU or college in general?
||a. To learn more about the global
b. To become more independent and self-sufficient
c. To grow and become a civic-minded adult
d. To obtain a job and move out of your house
|Extra Credit-What are
we as parents of today's college student called and why?
||First person to answers
gets a Career Services pen!