Careers and Internships

Meet Your RCAH Career Consultant

Allison Fox
foxallis@msu.edu
517-881-1304
Office: 113 Student Services Building
LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/in/AllisonLFox
For Advising Appointments: Log on to Handshake

RCAH is part of the MSU Career Services Network, and Allison Fox is the career consultant for the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. Her job is to coach students from their first year through graduation to help with exploring career opportunities, developing career-related skills, making professional connections, and building strategies for achieving success after graduation.

RCAH Career Outcomes

RCAH graduates are working all over Michigan, the U.S., and the world to put their degree into action. This is a program that prepares students for success: 100% of graduates are either employed or in graduate school. Want to know more about what RCAH grads are up to? Check out our Where Are They Now page. 

Career Advising and Planning

 Students are encouraged to meet with their career consultant for assistance with:

  • Major & Career Exploration (what can I do with my major?)
  • Getting Involved in Campus Activities
  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing   
  • Job and Internship Search Strategies
  • Interview Preparation and Practice Interviews
  • Graduate School Options and Application Preparation
  • Professional Portfolio Development
  • Job Offer Evaluation & Decision-Making
  • Navigating Handshake and other online tools
  • Professional Networking and Using LinkedIn
  • Career Event/Career Fair Preparation
  • Other Career-Related Topics

Make an Appointment

Log on to Handshake to make a career advising appointment. All appointments with your RCAH career consultant are held in 113 Student Services Building.

For additional appointment times, please email Allison directly at foxallis@msu.edu.

Using Handshake

Handshake is MSU's online career portal that hosts thousands of part-time, campus, internship, and full-time jobs. All career-related opportunities sent to RCAH are posted on this site. Handshake’s tools include:  

  • Relevant feed of job and internship opportunities
  • News feed containing the latest information from the Career Network and your favorite employers you follow
  • Resources and events specifically matching your interests
  • Appointment scheduling with career advisors