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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.

what's new in the Career Development Center

Featured Events:

No Jackets Required- Genes are Acceptable Career Panel for Biologists, Chemists and others
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Herman Hall 301

Panelists Include: Allied Testing Laboratories, Con-Test Analytical Laboratories, Springfield Water and Sewer Commission Laboratories, Eurofins Spectrum Analytical and a Science Researcher. 

Security? Think Outside the Box Career Panel for Pre-law, Political Science, Criminal Justice and others
Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Herman Hall 301

Panelists Include: FBI, MA DOC, An Attorney, Governor’s Office,  and Electric Boat/Computer Science Foundation 

For more information contact Karen Kakley, Assistant Director for Employer Outreach at Karen.kakley@wne.edu.

College Career Centers of Western Massachusetts Career Fair - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Western New England University - Alumni Healthful Living Center


Next Big Idea - Business Model Pitch Contest - Submit your Executive Summary by March 31, 2017


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.