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Career Development Center

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The Career Development Center is here to help you explore and prepare for your career. Beginning in your first year, you will be introduced to opportunities available through a Western New England University education and experiential learning opportunities. Specialized career counselors for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Engineering are dedicated to identifying and developing resources to help you cultivate your personal career strategy.

Always attuned to your needs through personal interactions, connections with faculty and administration, and identifying trends, the Career Development Center complements and cultivates your success and strengthens the professional skills organizations seek. Our effective combination of education and career programs, strengthened by job search coaching is a valuable complement to a your academic experience.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.:  Engineering Graduate School Virtual Fair

Engineering majors considering graduate school are invited to attend this free virtual fair to explore a variety of programs, meet admissions reps and faculty members, and connect with multiple graduate institutions across the nation.  

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.:  Social Work Graduate School Virtual Fair

Students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in social work are encouraged to attend this free virtual fair to learn more about the exciting opportunities and programs available from universities across the country.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.:  MERC Educators Recruiting Fair at Boston University

Come to the George Sherman Union for this day-long event that brings together a nationwide array of public and private school systems and organizations.  Meet with over 100 prospective employers seeking candidates in education, counseling, administration, speech therapy and social work.

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.:  Pre-Law Information Session

Students considering law school are encouraged to join the pre-law advising team in the LaRiv Great Room to learn more about the application process and potential career paths in law.  Please contact Andrea St. James, Career Development Center Director, at astjames@wne.edu with any questions regarding this event.     

Friday, April 20, 2018

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.:  Graduating and Still Job Seeking

Are you graduating this May and still haven’t found a job?  There is still time to develop a successful job strategy!  Meet with a career counselor in the Career Development Center to discuss networking, helpful tools to keep you on track, and job search avenues other than indeed.com.

Career Development Center Workshops, Career Fairs, Events, and Activities can be found by clicking on the Career Fair and Event List 2018.

Check off your to-do list

  • Explore majors, industries, and careers

  • Prepare career related documents, résumés, and cover letters
  • Identify and prepare for part-time job or internship

  • Strategize and identify resources about jobs

  • Plan for graduate/professional school

How we can help

  • Individual appointments and interactive workshops
  • Data on labor market trends

  • Employer contacts and connections

  • Social media audits
  • Recorded Practice Interviews

Get involved

  • First Year Seminar Outreach

  • Sophomore Career Connections

  • Student Career Advisory Board

  • Golden Bear Career Certificate

  • AlumniLinks Program

  • Academic Internship Program

  • On Campus Recruiting and Career Fair Partnerships
  • Interactive workshops

The WNE Difference

It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Success

The Career Development Center provides programs from freshman through senior year that help students develop professional skills and job search strategies. Staff members help you write an attention-grabbing résumé, perfect interview skills, review job search strategies, or assist with the graduate school application process. To connect you to potential employers, we organize on-campus career fairs, recruitment activities, and boot camps.