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Career Development Center

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  • Marketing Communication/ Advertising

  • Sport Management

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.

what's new in the Career Development Center

Featured Events:

Dining Etiquette Dinner with the dynamic guest speaker and Certified Etiquette Expert, Karen Thomas
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Join us in the Bear's Den where we will be hosting a complimentary full-service dinner where you can learn how to successfully navigate business dining challenges.  This is an excellent opportunity to have a great meal and fun learning valuable tips. Please RSVP by emailing careercenter@wne.edu or by calling 413.782.1560.

CRRC MA Corporation Information Session
Friday, April 28, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Learn about opportunities with the World’s Largest Railway Transportation System Supplier in ME, EE, and Human Resources in Conference Room 4 of the St. Germain Campus Center.

Career and Internship Panel for Management, General Business and Other Majors
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join us in CSP 406 for an interactive Career Panel exploring various professional paths within management, as well as an opportunity to network with representatives regarding current internship and entry level opportunities from C & S Wholesale Grocers Corporate Office, Waste Management, and Big Y Foods.  R.S.V.P. required no later than May 1 to karen.kakley@wne.edu

Additional Career Development Center Workshops, Career Fairs, Events, and Activities can be found by clicking on the Career Fair and Event List 2017.

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.