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WVSU Handshake URL:

Handshake is a career network site which allows students and alumni to connect with employers, apply for both on- campus and off-campus job opportunities, and connect with their Career Services Office.  Employers use Handshake to post job opportunities and to register for campus events and career fairs. 


WVSU Focus 2 Career URL:

FOCUS 2 is a self-guided career, major and education planning system designed to guide you through the steps of the career planning process. You can use FOCUS 2 at any stage of your education and career planning according to your personal needs. Start with any feature, repeat a feature if desired and use the system as an ongoing resource. All your results are saved and accessible in your FOCUS 2 Portfolio.

Suggestions for First Time Users
  • Begin with My Career Planning Readiness to understand the career planning process.
  • Learn about yourself using the Self-Assessments. Discover majors and occupations that match your personal attributes.
  • Explore Major Areas of Study that match your interests and support your career goals.
Suggestions for Returning Users
  • Use for ongoing career exploration.
  • Begin to solidify your career plans.
  • If applicable, begin thinking about advanced education and training.
  • Explore future options for transitioning into specialized occupations.
Getting the Most out of Focus 2
  • Use Focus 2 on any device; Computers, phones, tablets.
  • Save occupations and major areas of study that appeal to you as you are working through the different sections.
A good strategy after using Focus 2 is to think about your results, and discuss your ideas with the Office of Career Services.
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