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:
- Log in to Handshake
- Go to “Career Center”
- Select “Appointments” from the drop-down menu
Drop-in Career Advising and Resume Review 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.
Drop-in Open Career Advising Hours is Back!
Drop-in career advising is back this Spring Term. Other virtual and in-person appointments can be made through Handshake.
Drop-in Resume Review
Drop-in resume is back this Spring Term. For the month of February only:
- Tuesdays 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
- Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
First Friday in the Frick
Meet with career coaches for job searches or career related assistance.
- Service includes resume building, networking, interviewing assistance and much more
- Meet by the fireplace from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Learn How We Can Help
Explore the links below to learn more about the online and in-person resources the WCPE offers.
Career Education staff will help you set career goals, craft a strong résumé, create a LinkedIn profile 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.
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.
If you plan to pursue postgraduate professional or academic study, we’ll help you navigate the process.
This four-day program is designed for first-year students interested in early career exploration. First Leap combines classroom lessons with visits to businesses, one-on-one meetings with professionals in the industry and nonprofit organizations.
Explore majors and focus on your academic strengths in this five-hour program for second-year students.
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