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Vocational Discernment at MTSO

Listen to your life.

Welcome to MTSO’s Office of Vocational Discernment and Community Engagement. We are here to walk with you, learn with you and help you to thrive. We encourage you to be open to what your seminary education brings your way.

Kathy Dickson, director of vocational discernment and community engagementVisit the office for:

  • A conversation partner in your discernment process.
  • Resources to help you live into and embrace your vocation.
  • Consultations on tools along the way, such as resume, CV and cover letter building, interview assistance, professional development suggestions, and building an e-portfolio.
  • Connection to a wider network.
  • Self-assessments to help identify and reaffirm your gifts and strengths.

Resources for students

Resources for alumni

Resources for employers

Vocational discernment events 2014-15

Fall Semester

Office Open House- Vocational Discernment and various offices Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Professional Development Session: Intro to College Central Network Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Professional Development Session: Using LinkedIn Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Professional Development Session: Resumes/CVs Sept. 24, 11:30-12:00 pm
Alumni Vocational Discernment Panel and Dinner- MACM program (RSVP required) Sept. 24, 5-6:00 pm
Alumni Day- Network with MTSO alumni Oct. 6, 10 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Clinical Pastoral Education Day Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Contact us

Office of Vocational Discernment
and Community Engagement

Katherine Dickson, director
Werner Hall Room 122
Office hours vary; please make an appointment
kdickson@mtso.edu
740-362-3440