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Career support The only constant is change.

Career & Professional Development.

As your focus shifts to career advancement, so does the support from WGU. Our Career & Professional Development Team is here to help you thrive in your career by providing current resources and strategic guidance.

Whether you are brand new or a seasoned pro in your career, we’re here to offer some of the best tools on the market and a team of career experts. Here you will find information to help with everything from polishing your resume to charting a path to reach your career goals, all in one trusted place.

As an alum of the university, the cool part is there’s no cost to you.

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Get Connected. Get Discovered. Get WGU Handshake.

Handshake is a nationally used powerful recruiting platform, enabling employers to connect with talented students and alumni from WGU in a single click.  Connecting with WGU on Handshake will allow employer partners to post jobs and internships as well as volunteer opportunities, and promote events to WGU students & alumni.

WGU will now be able to stay on the cutting edge with Handshake that has:

  • 900+ colleges and universities.
  • 14 million students and alumni.
  • 500,000+ employers.
  • 100% of the Fortune 500 & companies of all sizes. 
  • Handshake offers personalized job recommendations & customized search results to individual users.
  • Handshake is mobile friendly; native apps for students (iOS, Android).
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