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Services for Nevada State Alumni

Career Services Center

Services for Nevada State University Alumni

Alumni definition: A former student who completed their degree and graduated with a diploma from Nevada State.

Alumni of Nevada State have access to the Career Services Center for life! Whether it is 6 months, 2 years or 10 years after graduation, our Alumni can access the services outlined below for support with their career journey.


Our 1:1 career advising appointments are available year-round. During winter and summer terms, hours may vary slightly. We do not offer drop-in / rapid career advising in the summer.

1:1 Career Advising Appointments

Through 1:1 career advising with our experienced Career Advisors, alumni can get support with:

  • Exploring careers 
  • Exploring graduate school programs, comparing programs and understanding which programs will support your overall career goals
  • Job application materials such as resumes/CVs, cover letters, references
  • Searching for jobs 
  • Reviewing and negotiating job offers including understanding job benefits, salary and perks
  • Interview skills including mock interviews where you can get real-time feedback and advice on interview question answers
  • Networking skills, such as understanding how and why networking is critical, creating a LinkedIn account and how to use it 
  • and more! Just let us know what we can help you with.

Schedule an Alumni Career Advising Appointment HERE!

Appointment Availability

  • Monday 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am – 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am – 6pm
  • Thursday 9am – 5pm
  • Friday 9am – 2pm
  • Saturday 1x/month (Fall & Spring only) 12pm – 3pm
    • Spring 2024: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 23, April 20

Appointment FAQs

  • Appointments can be booked up to 4 weeks in advance.
  • Appointments are offered via Zoom or in-person in the Career Services Center RSC 128.
  • Please check our scheduling system, Microsoft Bookings, for the most up-to-date appointment  availability. 
  • Appointments are automatically scheduled for 45 minutes. If 45 mins is not enough time with your Career Advisor, we will suggest a follow-up appointment.
  • Each alumni can schedule 1 appointment per week (Sun to Sun) to ensure other students and alumni have access to appointments.

 1:1 Drop-In Career Advising for Alumni

Drop-Ins are only available during the specified days/times below IN-PERSON. Drop-ins are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are a maximum of 20 minutes long. If 20 mins is not enough time with your Career Advisor, we will suggest scheduling an appointment.


  • Wed Feb 28, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Career Services Center RSC 128 
  • Thurs Feb 29, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Career Services Center RSC 128 
  • Mon Mar 4, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Career Services Center RSC 128 


Handshake is Nevada State’s online internship and job board exclusively for students and alumni. Among institutions that utilize Handshake, it is the #1 way that college students find jobs! In addition to being a job/internship board, students and alumni can also find local and national job-related events such as information sessions and hiring fairs and research employers/companies connected to Nevada State through Handshake.

When you are accepted and enroll in classes, your account is automatically created! 

Career Services’ Outlook Sharepoint (All Resources!)

The Career Services Outlook Sharepoint houses all of our digital resources within Career Services. All of theses resources can be accessed on your own time and downloaded and saved to your own devices! Some of the resources you can find in the sharepoint site include but are not limited to:

  • Resume and cover letter templates
  • Example student resumes
  • Federal resume guide
  • Major/career exploration worksheets
  • Identity-specific career resources (e.g., undocumented students, first-gen students, and more)
  • Job/internship application tracking documents
  • Graduate school information
  • … and more!

Identity-Based Career Resources

The Career Services Center understands, acknowledges and celebrates that different identities, and the intersections of those identities, will impact the way you navigate and view your career and your career development journey. To support the diverse needs of our current students and alumni, we have compiled identity-based resources that will help you not only navigate your career journey, but also make informed decisions about life after college.

If you have any questions about any of these resources, would like to explore these resources further, or have further questions about your career journey, please contact our office or make an appointment. We are more than happy to help!

Interview Prep & Practice with Big Interview

Big Interview is an online interview preparation system that combines training and mock interview practice to help improve interview skills and build confidence.

Major & Career Self-Assessment

Focus2 is a free online major/career exploration and planning tool. Students can take self-assessments that match their interests and skills to academic majors or career paths. We highly recommend scheduling a 1:1 career advising appontment with one of our Career Advisors to discuss your results and explore additional majors or career paths.

Jobtimize from Vegas PBS offers a free assessment and discover jobs and careers that match your true potential! We highly recommend scheduling a 1:1 career advising appontment with one of our Career Advisors to discuss your results and explore additional career paths.

  • Click here to register for a Jobtimize account today!

Career Services’ Youtube Channel

Watch pre-recorded workshops, employer talks and more!


Career Services’ Instagram & Facebook

See exciting updates about the department, current featured job/internship openings and more! @nevadastatecareer


Career Services’ LinkedIn

See exciting updates about the department, current featured job/internship openings and more! Nevada State University Career Services Center


Annual Career & Internship Expo 

Every March, the Career Services Center brings 50+ employers to campus who are looking to actively recruit current college students and alumni for their open job and internship positions. This event is hosted over 2 days, with various career fields highlighted each day, providing a more tailored experience for students and alumni.

Our annual Career & Internship Expo (March 5 & 6, 2024) is open to all current Nevada State students, Nevada State alumni, and current students and alumni of any other NSHE institution (UNLV, UNR, CSN, TMCC, GBC, DRI).

Annual Graduate & Pre-Professional School Expo

Every October, Career Services brings graduate school program representatives to campus to share their programs and help students and alumni navigate the graduate school process at the annual Graduate & Pre-Professional School Expo.

Our annual Graduate & Pre-Professional School Expo (October 22, 2024) is open to all current Nevada State students, Nevada State alumni, and current students and alumni of any other NSHE institution (UNLV, UNR, CSN, TMCC, GBC, DRI).

We understand that pursuing a higher degree beyond a bachelors may be required in order to meet your career goals (e.g., Veterinarian, Lawyer, Licensed Therapist, etc.). That is why CSC supports students pursuing graduate-level student through 1:1 career advising and the annaul Graduate & Pre-Professional School Expo (e.g., exploring programs of interest and understanding application requirements).


JCP Suit-Up 30% Off Coupon

Each year the CSC partners with JCPenney to offer coupons to Nevada State students, alumni, faculty and staff that can be used to buy new career appropriate clothing and accessories. Coupon codes are usually available during Fall & Spring and can be used more than once in separate purchases at JCPenney.

When coupons are available, Career Services will share the coupon code out via social media (@nevadastatecareer) and Scorpion Central.




Career Advising / Counseling & Support

  • EmployNV Career Hub – Whether you are looking for work, changing jobs or exploring new career options, an EmployNV Career Hub is your gateway to many employment and training resources in Southern Nevada. Meet 1:1 with a Career Coach Specialist virtually or in-person.
  • EmployNV Youth Hub (ages 16-24) – The EmployNV Youth Hubs are youth centric centers designed to serve youth ages 16-24 years old. In our centers we offer educational, employment, and training services that assist youth in obtaining their education and career goals. Each hub is staffed with Career Coaches trained to offer youth career exploration, work readiness and employability skills, paid internships and work experience opportunities, leadership development, preparation for college, and training services at no-cost.
  • Nevada Vocational Rehab (Dept of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation) – The Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation’s (DETR) Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation is a state and federally funded program designed to help people with disabilities become employed and to help those already employed perform more successfully through training, counseling and other support methods. Vocational Rehabilitation staff begins with an assessment to determine your current abilities and how you might benefit from available services. You will work with a counselor to create an employment plan that best suits your needs. When necessary, counselors may refer clients to other agencies for resources. Vocational Rehabilitation often collaborates with businesses to assess job sites and implement tools that will improve an employees ability to successfully perform duties.

Professional Development Courses / Career Training Courses

  • Community Services of Nevada – Banking / Financial Training Program – Are you ready to take the plunge and jumpstart your career in banking? Join our in-depth training program and get a head start in this competitive industry. Our experts will provide all the guidance and assistance you need to develop practical skills for success in the field. 
  • Vegas PBS – Career Training Programs – Vegas PBS, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.
  • Linkedin Learning Courses – Good business skills are crucial in any career. Learn about time management, communication, and emotional intelligence. Focus on what you need to do to be more productive, hone your creativity, or give a great presentation.

Start a Business / Become an Entrepreneur 

  • SCORE – Las Vegas – SCORE Las Vegas mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. Browse resources, take a workshop, or find your business mentor today!
  • Nevada Small Business Development Center (SBDC) – The Nevada Small Business Development Center provides free, confidential advising, free workshops, and low cost training to smart entrepreneurs who understand the importance of a good plan and sage advice. The Center also provides custom market analyses through our Geographic Information Services (GIS) department designed to help a business select a location for operations, understand current market trends, and predict where the local economy is headed.
  • Nevada Secretary of State Business Portal –  Information and resources regarding business ownership in Nevada.

Contact & Connect


Main Phone: 702.992.2611


Social Media: @nevadastatecareer


Roger’s Student Center Suite 128
1300 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002

Office Hours

Monday‐Friday, 9am ‐ 5 PM