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Career Education

Launch Your Professional Journey

The Weigand Center for Professional Excellence supports students and alumni as they identify their strengths, explore career possibilities and prepare for the job search.

Follow these steps to schedule an appointment with the Career Education staff:

  1. Log in to Handshake
  2. Go to “Career Center”
  3. Select “Appointments” from the drop-down menu

Make An Appointment

Open Career Advising and Open Resume Virtual Hours

Still not sure if you are in the right major? Struggling to find that perfect fit? Maybe looking for some assistance with interviewing or networking strategies?

This may be just the right time to explore those options with a career advisor.

Virtual Open Career Advising via Collaborate

Virtual open career advising will resume in February. Individual appointments can be made through Handshake from now until February 1.

Virtual Open Resume Review is Back

Virtual open resume review will begin again in February. Individual appointments can be made through Handshake from now until February 1.

Learn How We Can Help

Explore the links below to learn more about the online and in-person resources the WCPE offers.

Career Guidance

Career Education staff will help you set career goals, craft a strong résumé and conduct effective interviews. You can attend seminars on different aspects of the workplace and enroll in career-planning classes and workshops. We also invite you to browse the career resource library, located in our office.

Mentoring and Shadowing

Job shadowing gives you the chance to accompany professionals through their workday to explore whether a particular career is a good fit for you. Mentoring establishes a longer-term relationship with a professional who can offer guidance in your career planning.

Graduate School Preparation

If you plan to pursue postgraduate professional or academic study, we’ll help you navigate the process.

First Leap

This four-day program is designed for first-year students interested in early career exploration. First Leap combines classroom lessons with visits to businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Sophomore Success Workshop

Explore majors and focus on your academic strengths in this five-hour program for second-year students.

Career Courses

Enroll in CPP 299 or CPP 399 to earn academic credit while exploring career options and expanding your networking skills.

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Julie Nosal ’03, M.A.

Director, Career Education; Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
Department of Psychology

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