We are passionate about helping our current students and alumni find success during college and after graduation.

How can we help?

Am I in the right major?

Not sure you are in the right major? Still undecided? Let us help?

Dalton State students have access to a free career assessment called Focus 2. Simply follow these easy steps:

  1. Take Focus 2 by clicking the button below.
  2. Create a new user account and use the access code: roadrunner
  3. We encourage you to take all the sections of the assessment, however definitely take the “Work Interest Assessment” and the “Personality Assessment.”
  4. Upon completion, schedule an appointment with the Career Advisor to go over your results, talk about your options, get your questions answered, and receive assistance with changing your major. To schedule an appointment, click the button below.

Focus 2 Assessment

Schedule a Focus 2 Appointment

 Check out these additional tools to help you decide the best career path for yourself:

Stepping Blocks
Learn from millions of real-world outcomes to get insight into the skills, trends, and education you need to make career decisions, reach your financial goals, and find your dream job!

Occupational Outlook Handbook
(Find out about occupational growth, pay projections, and comparisons)

O*Net Online
(Learn more about certain occupations and careers that will be around 10-20 years from now)

(Learn what you can do with certain majors)

Curious about what kind of salary you could earn with a certain degree at Dalton State?

The Georgia Higher Learning and Earnings (GHLE) dashboard provides comparisons of wages by degree type, program of study, and college 1 year and 5 years after graduation.  Click below for more information:


Graduate School Prep

Considering graduate school or medical school after completing your undergraduate degree?

Tackling the admissions requirements for each of the schools you are interested in can be daunting, especially while you are finishing up your last year of undergraduate work. Let us help you navigate the different requirements, gather all necessary documentation, and prep for graduate entrance exams. You are not alone in this process.

Schedule an appointment with the Dalton State Graduate School Advisor today.

Schedule a Graduate School Prep Appointment

Resume Review

Whether you are looking for an internship, part-time job, full-time position, work study opportunity, or simply need it for a class assignment, we are here to help you create and/or polish your resume, curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and/or career essays.

We will provide you with career resources, advice, tips, and more. The advisor will go over each section of your document with you to determine what is the best information to put forward. Meet with a Career Advisor by booking a one-on-one appointment.


Do not let the stress of interviewing diminish your confidence and knowledge of the position.

If you are not sure how to present yourself, how to answer interview questions, or simply need a pep talk before the big day, we are here to help! We will sit down with you and go over general questions in your field and how you can prepare for those more tricky questions.


Students now have access to a FREE Virtual Mock Interview Simulator! My Interview Practice allows students to practice Technical and Behavioral/Scenario type questions from the comfort of their own home.

  1. Go to My Interview Practice.
  2. Create a free student account using your DSC email address.
  3. When you get the confirmation email, click the link in the email and login.
  4. Practice with two types of simulators:
    1. General Interview Simulator: This simulator allows you to practice general type questions that you may be asked in a real interview.
    2. Interview by Industry: This simulator allows you to choose the industry/major that you are pursuing and select an occupation to interview for.  These include more specific questions related to the field you are interviewing for.

Not sure what to wear? No need to worry. We provide tips on proper professional wear and even have a Career Closet on campus where you can pick out an outfit at no cost.

Schedule a Resume Review

Schedule an Interview Prep Appointment

Need a job?

Whether you are looking for an internship, part-time job, full-time position, or even an on campus work study opportunity, we have got you covered.


Also, check the weekly “Job Alert” email that comes from [email protected] for more opportunities and announcements.

Need help?

[email protected]

Career Closet

Whether you do not own any professional wear, are missing some pieces, or simply need a professional opinion on your upcoming interview attire, we have got you covered. LITERALLY!

Dalton State College has a Career Closet that is full of professional wear at no cost to our students. This resource is located in the The Nest in the lower part of the Pope Student Center and can be accessed Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Stop by today and check out the selection.

  • Suits
  • Button-ups
  • Blouses
  • Skirts/Dresses
  • Shoes
  • Belts
  • Ties
  • Blazers

For questions:

[email protected] 

Have professional wear clothes you would like to donate to the Career Closet? Great, we’ll take them! Drop them off in The Nest anytime Monday-Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Have questions?

We’d be happy to answer your questions about our Career and Professional Development services. If you have inquiries or need assistance, don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

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