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Career Planning

Apply for Jobs, Interviews, and Network with Career Mentors through CISTERNonline

CISTERNonline is the software system used by the Career Center to connect our graduating seniors to jobs, on-campus interview opportunities and alumni career mentors. By registering on CISTERNonline, you will be able to benefit from:

  • Job listings available via the web 24/7
  • Have new jobs relating to your interests automatically emailed to you by using the Saved Search feature
  • Access to on-campus interviews, in which employers come to campus to interview upcoming graduates for full-time jobs
  • Access to the Career Mentor Network, which can connect you with C of C alumni who have volunteered to provide career advice and information to participating students

To access CISTERNonline, go to and click on CISTERNonline for Students/Alumni under Quick Links. Download the CISTERNonline User Guide at:  (Must have Adobe Reader - or come by our office to pick up a copy).

Career Center Blog

We're blogging our way through the internet helping you with all your career needs. Read all about careers, interviews, resumes and much more on the Career Center Blog!

Career Planning Assistance

Struggling to find a career path? Want to know what you can do with your major? Take advantage of drop-in hours for short resume critiques or other quick questions (15 minutes maximum), or make an appointment for career advising, job search planning advice, practice interviews, or other questions.

College of Charleston Career Center
Room 216, Lightsey Center
160 Calhoun Street
Phone: 843.953.5692

Office Hours: 8:30 - 5:00, Monday - Friday, call to make an appointment
Drop-in Hours: Monday - Friday, 1 - 4 p.m.; no appointment required; first-come, first-served (15 minutes maximum)