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WGU Career & Professional Development

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WGU Career & Professional Development (CPD)

CPD offers:

  • Career coaching: Advice, guidance, recommendations, suggestions, and opportunities.  
  • Resume development: Resources, resume labs, and a course on building an effective resume.
  • Weekly workshops on resumes, LinkedIn, job search, and more!
  • Employer connections: WGU's job board, Handshake, offers opportunities to research employers and attend info sessions and hiring events.
  • 24/7 access to self-service resources.

An advisor would be happy to meet with you. Please click on the "Contact a Career Advisor" link below to schedule with a trained career professional. 

(Please note: CPD does not offer placement or guarantee students and alumni employment after graduation.)

Explore Your Pathways to Opportunity with Career Coach

Use Career Coach to explore different career paths and receive suggestions based on your strengths and interests. Important factors such as wages, employment trends, and training needs are provided for your region.

Resource Library

Our web pages are brimming with career-related advice and resources. Whether you are established in your career, new to your field, or currently
seeking employment, our resource library has something for you!

Spotlight: Success in the Workplace

The ability to manage stress while navigating conflict is key. Utilizing compassionate curiosity will aid you in understanding the other person's perspective and thus help you to collectively identify the best path forward. Listen in as Jennifer Rhodes and Julianne Koch talk about Compassionate Curiosity as a tool to work through conflict: Compassionate Curiousity Podcast.

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