The Office of Career and Professional Development counsels and educates students to make gratifying career decisions and facilitates connections and interactions with employers to enable students to transition successfully into a diverse and global society.
To achieve this mission, the Career and Professional Development staff is committed to:
- Motivating students to pursue Applied learning opportunities such as, internship, study abroad, research, and community service experiences to gain knowledge, develop skills, and become engaged participants in society
- Encouraging students to take personal responsibility for their life plans such as pursuing advanced education (i.e., graduate and/or professional degree), choosing a career, and conducting an effective job search
- Developing a variety of partnerships with hiring organizations, and facilitating connections between them and our students
- Collaborating with campus academic departments, and university administrative offices that contribute to the breadth and effectiveness of our services