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Career Design Center

The Career Design Center is committed to offering a comprehensive array of programs and services that support career development. We continue to develop our virtual platforms to better serve our students, alumni, and employers in an advancing technological environment. Please contact our office if you have questions about how to access Handshake or to find opportunities in your field of interest.

Quick Chats (Virtual Drop-In)

If you have a question, no more waiting for an appointment, you can just drop in for a virtual quick chat! These opportunities are offered at various times throughout the week. To attend, visit the Career Design Center Events Calendar for the Zoom link.

Small Group Discussions

These weekly discussions with your peers, led by a career coach, include resume writing, internship registration, and how to maximize career development resources that you may not know about! The unique topic of discussion will be offered at various times. To attend, visit the Career Design Center Events Calendar for the Zoom link.

Career Management Leadership (CML) Certificate

The Career Management Leadership (CML) Certificate is being updated and we expect to relaunch a pilot program soon. For questions, please email:

The Certificate goal is to better prepare students, and recent graduates, to articulate their skills and goals for the future, impacting their own career mobility and life-long success. View detailed Career Management Leadership Certificate information. Sign-up for specific workshops on GOLD.

A comprehensive one-on-one appointment can be scheduled, at the discretion of the career coach, after you attend a Quick Chat (Virtual Drop-In) appointment

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Big Interview is a free online platform that helps students learn interviewing skills, practice, and record your interview answers to receive feedback!

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Alumni Career Advisor Network is a free online platform that connects alumni with current students and other alumni for one-on-one conversations about careers, job search, networking, and more! View our Alumni Career Advisor Network-Student Guide for more detailed information.


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