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WGU Career & Professional Development (CPD)

CPD offers:

  • Career coaching.
  • 24/7 access to self-service resources.
  • Advice, guidance, recommendations, suggestions, and opportunities.

An advisor would be happy to meet with you. Please click on the Request an Appointment link below to schedule with a trained career professional.  

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

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!

Plan Your Career

We encourage you to take a look at our Career Planning Resources to help you gain deeper insight about yourself, conduct career research and exploration, and set career goals!

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Browse Career Resources by College


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Search for Jobs

Employers are seeking WGU Night Owls! Visit the WGU Student & Alumni Job Board for exclusive postings, review job boards by college, and access top national job boards. 

Career & Professional Development Blog

Follow our blog as we provide insight and tips to help you explore, plan and develop your career!

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3 Tips to Starting Your Own Business

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit with dreams of owning your own business one day? With this in mind, WGU Career & Professional Development has compiled resources for students and graduates.

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Ace Your Next Job Interview with Big Interview!

Feeling unprepared for your job interview? Big Interview can help! WGU Career & Professional Development is pleased to offer WGU students and alumni access to Big Interview, a free and comprehensive interview preparation and practice system.

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6 Tips to Consider in Finding Work From Home Opportunities

WGU students and alumni often consider working remotely. Review these tips to assist in identifying remote opportunities that align with your career and lifestyle goals.