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Career and Professional Development

Student Life

Career Readiness and Professionalism

Campus Fairs

  • Graduate School Fairs
  • Career & Community Fair

Career Panels

  • Nursing Panel
  • Business Alumnae Panel
  • Careers in Health and Law
  • Careers in Social & Behavioral Sciences

Networking Events

  • Etiquette Dinner
  • Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

Career and Professional Development prepares future professionals through co-curricular engagement while strengthening their critical thinking skills and career readiness through the career exploration process. Career Services helps students understand how different factors are associated to their career decision making process including their interests, skills, and values. They also understand how these relates to various career opportunities that connects to job satisfaction and success.

Students are encouraged to meet with Career and Professional Development staff early to explore a variety of assessment tools. We also provide students with numerous resources, including career and major exploration, career assessments, cover letter and resume assistance, mock interviews, networking events, workshops on building professional skills, alumnae and career panels, and graduate school fairs.

Career Success Timeline

1st Year Graphic in Career Success Timeline
  • Declare Your Major- If you haven’t declared your major, visit the Career and Professional Development for career exploration
  • Get Involved- Become a member of an organization or club on campus
  • Get connected- Build relationships with teachers and faculty and create a profile on Handshake
2nd Year Graphic for Career Success Timeline
  • Community Engagement- Play an active role in your community by volunteering and serving others
  • Experiential Learning- Conduct informational interviews with professionals in the field you are interested in
  • Continued Education- See if the career you want requires a post graduate degree
3rd Year Graphic Career Success Timeline
  • Be a Leader- Consider your involvement to the next level
  • Get Grad School Ready- Research all the requirements: tests, recommendations, GPA, transcripts, deadlines
  • Start a Job Search- Research different employers and get an internship


4th Year Graphic - Career Success Timeline
  • Build Your Resume- Gain experience in your desired job field
  • Attend On Campus Workshops- Attend our workshops for career advice
  • Get Interview Ready- Make an appointment with Career and Professional Development for support