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
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Government, Criminal Justice & Non-Profit Career Fair
Come to the Woodward Center at Westfield State University to learn more about internship and employment opportunities in the government, criminal justice, and non-profit sectors.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.: Fall 2018 Career and Internship Fair
Over 50 employers from different industries will be in Conference Room A in the St. Germain Campus Center to share information about their internships, full-time positions, and other programs. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect and expand your network. All students are encouraged to participate. Please dress professionally and bring copies of your résumé to pass out to prospective employers. Résumé paper is available at the Career Development Center, located on the second floor of the St. Germain Campus Center. Questions? Contact Tina Robertson, Assistant Director Employer Outreach, at email@example.com.
Friday, October 19, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Online Job Application Process
Come to the Career Development Center, located on the second floor of the St. Germain Campus Center, for tips about applying for jobs online. Everything from submitting résumés and cover letters to prescreening and background checks will be covered. No appointment necessary!
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
- 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.