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

Spring Semester

Resumes, portfolios and discernment, oh my
RSVP to kdickson@mtso.edu
March 26 and 27, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Mini discernment retreat/reflection
RSVP to kdickson@mtso.edu
April 2, noon-1 p.m.
Cheers to your strengths
RSVP to kdickson@mtso.edu
April 23, 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Cheers to your strengths
RSVP to kdickson@mtso.edu
May 2, 12:15-12:45 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