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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 Schedule an Appointment link below to schedule with a trained career professional. 

To request a resume or cover letter review, please select the Request a Review button below.

*(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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How to Succeed in a Video Interview

Many organizations are moving to video interviews. Although, your preparation will mirror an in-person interview in many ways, there are a few additional key aspects to consider to make sure that you are fully prepared for the opportunity. 

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Maximize Handshake Beyond the Job Board

While one of the primary reasons you may login, activate your account, and complete your profile is to view and apply for jobs, WGU Handshake has a lot more under the hood than meets the eye. Let’s look at how else you can use WGU Handshake beyond searching for jobs.

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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.