Career Development Center
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
Thursday, January 18, 2018
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Mandatory Spring Academic Internship Orientation
If you are planning to complete an Academic Internship during the spring semester, please join us in the Lyman and Leslie Wood Auditorium for an informational orientation that will help you make the most of your interning experience.
Friday, January 19, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: The Value of Small Talk
Small talk can open many doors when done correctly. Come to the Career Development Center for the opportunity to learn how and when to utilize small talk to increase your social skills and advance your career prospects. No appointment necessary!
Career Delopment 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
- 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.