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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

Spring Semester

Vocational Discernment Come and Go – Dunn Dining Hall March 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Brush Off That Ol’ Resume – Vocational Discernment Office March 10, 2-3 p.m.
Are you LinkedIn? Vocational Discernment Office March 11, 2-3 p.m.
Job Search Approaches – Dunn Dining Hall April 8, noon-1 p.m.
Vocational Discernment Come and Go - Dunn Dining Hall April 14, noon-1 p.m.
Strengths Assessment - RSVP here April 15, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Traditional Ministry Alumni Panel Vocational Discernment – RSVP here April 28, 5:15-6:15 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