A good strategy for engaging with the Center for Career Development is to visit early and visit often! Not sure where to start or how the career center can help? Our staff is here to support your success in the following ways:

Self Discovery & Career Exploration

  • Talk with you to hear about your likes and dislikes
  • Walk you through personality and career quizzes to help discover who you are and what you want to do
  • Provide resources to learn more about different kinds of work or graduate school and how you get there
  • Support you in identifying natural skills and how you can develop others

Skill Development

  • Collaborate with you on a plan to get from where you are to where you want to be
  • Help you locate opportunities to try on different work, build skills and experience
    • Part-time jobs
    • Volunteering
    • Student clubs
  • Guide you in representing yourself and your activities professionally:
    • Resumes and cover letters
    • Graduate school applications
    • Social media and blogs
    • Online portfolios

Goal Pursuit

  • Support you in defining and working toward career goals
  • Assist with developing internship and job search skills
  • Provide 1 professional outfit per academic year through the Career Closet
  • Boost your networking and interview skills
  • Help you to evaluate and negotiate job offers
  • Connect you with alumni and friends