Southwestern University’s Center for Career and Professional Development Moves to the Office of University Relations
The nationally ranked career center will now be housed within the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.
Southwestern joins more than 50 universities in the BridgesAlliance to give students access to real-world career experiences through technology powered by PeopleGrove.
June 2020 marks the 50th annual LGBTQ Pride Month! Though we are not all together on campus, the Center for Career and Professional Development wants to support the LGBTQ community of Southwestern in their professional development. For Pride month this year, we have compiled a list of resources to aid in job searches, interviews, and navigating the workplace as an LGBTQ individual.
Black lives matter.
Southwestern’s Center for Career and Professional Development stands with Black students and alumni, and wants to support these members of the Southwestern community in their professional development. We have curated some resources specifically to help Black students and professionals in job searches and navigating the workplace.
The University calls upon its network of alumni, parents, and friends to rally around the Class of 2020 and help connect them in their chosen career fields.
“If it’s not online, it didn’t happen” is feedback employers have shared with us. Take this down time to share your interests and accomplishments and build your brand. CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips for using social media to advance your professional self, not just your TikTok dance prowess.
At all times, but especially now, the relationships you build with advocates in the world of work are essential to netting your next opportunity. CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips and templates for leveraging your curiosity to learn about career opportunities.
COVID-19 put a crimp in your summer internship search? CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips for how you can still create an impactful summer experience.
Nine Tips for Building Marketable Skills (and Best Positioning Yourself for a Job) During a Quarantine
Not a headline anyone pictured at the start of the Spring 2020 semester, yet here we are. The COVID-19 crisis has changed the Spring semester in many ways, as well as transforming the job and internship market. We recognize that this transformation presents obstacles for students, and the Center for Career & Professional Development is here to support the SU community as you tackle those complex and shifting challenges.
Presented by the award-winning Center for Career & Professional Development team along with a lineup of nationally renowned industry experts and Southwestern alumni, the SOAR Summit offers sophomores an immersive, two-day professional development conference to kick start their career exploration and the internship search process.