Career Resources: Preparing for Job Market


The goal of this unit would be to provide career advice and mentorship to NIFES students and associates who hope to build a career in designated professional fields. The council shall have a coordinator who will help recruit volunteers who can serve as consultants in various professional fields.

An associate or a student who needs career advice can contact the CMC coordinator by sending an email to or or clicking this link:—

Please if you work in any of the fields listed below and would be willing to mentor other students and associates, please register as a mentor using this link:—

CMP Coordinator — Bro Francis Labi

Tips for Job Seekers

  • One or more years prior experience in the area you are applying
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Problem solving skills – identifies, evaluates and resolves problems in a timely manner. Skillfully gathers and analyzes information.
  • Good interpersonal skills, works well in a team, must remain open to the ideas of others, is willing to try new things, and maintains confidentiality.
  • Great oral communication – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates good presentation skills.Written communication skills- writes clearly and persuasively, edits work for spelling and grammar, presents technical information effectively, and is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Adaptability and flexibility – adapts to changes in the work environment, prioritizes competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability and good time manager – is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Proficiency in more than one language is an preferable
  • College degree in advertised field is preferred
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Firefox, Internet Explorer and windows professional. Candidate must be open to learning new system tools.
  • Passion for doing the right thing.