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
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
Mondays 9:00 a.m.–noon
No computer access? You can join by phone at (571) 392-7650 PIN: 340 775 3187
Thursdays 8:00–10:00 a.m.
No computer access? You can join by phone at (571) 392-7650 PIN: 493 680 8466
Virtual Open Resume Review is Back
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
No network available? You can join by phone at (571) 392-7650 PIN: 228 016 3439
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 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 and nonprofit organizations.
Explore majors and focus on your academic strengths in this five-hour program for second-year students.
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