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Career Development

The goal of the UIU Office of Career Development is to help you keep moving in the right direction toward a successful future. 

Welcome

Career Development Brochure CoverYour career journey is a work in progress and often involves change and flexibility. The goal of the UIU Office of Career Development is to help you keep moving in the right direction toward a successful future. The Office of Career Development will assist you in a variety of career services, which are provided to current students and alumni free of charge.

Office of Career Development Mission Statement

The Office of Career Development provides student-centered career-related assistance and programs through flexible and multiple delivery systems:  general career guidance, choosing a major, resume/cover letter advice, internship and job search, interview preparation, professional networking & branding, applying to graduate school, and more.  Students are encouraged to:

  • Accept responsibility for their own career needs and direction.
  • Gain familiarity with the world of work.
  • Pursue professional and career goals with both an ethical approach and self-knowledge.
  • Learn to adapt to and thrive in an ever-changing job market.
  • Utilize technology/social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Skype, E-Portfolios).

Quick Glance at some of our Resources

College Central Network

Peacock Career Portal 

  • Peacock Career Portal, part of College Central Network, is an all-inclusive, interactive tool that allows students and alumni to create and post resumes, view career topics via handouts and podcasts, search and apply for internships and jobs, as well as search a national online job database.  
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CareerBliss

Career Spots Logo

CareerSpots.com

 

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Kristen Ferwerda ’12

“I truly believe that the first phone call I made to Career Development is the main reason I have the job I have today. One of the best pieces of advice they gave me was to create a LinkedIn profile. Less than a week later, I saw the posting for my current position.“

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