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WGU CAREER & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Advisor Callbacks

Want to speak with a Career Advisor?  

Please call 877-214-7008 and leave us a voicemail. We make every attempt to return calls the same day, but sometimes due to volume are unable to do so. If you do not receive a call, we will add you to our queue for the next business day. Calls received after 2pm MT will be returned the next business day.

 

Questions?

Please contact careers@wgu.edu with any questions or scheduling concerns. We are here to help!

Resume Support

Please click the link below and follow the steps and tutorials to help you build a strong and competitive resume. Note: We offer detailed resume reviews by email. Please follow the steps outlined on the page below to request a written review.

 

Please note: Occasionally our review emails get routed to students' spam folders. If you do not receive your review within 4 business days, please check your spam folder.

 

1:1 Advisor Appointments

  • Please use callbacks if you are unable to find an open appointment that works with your schedule. New appointment times are released by 5pm MST daily. 
  • Due to the large number of students and graduates that we serve, we are able to offer 1 appointment per week (except for full mock interviews). If interested in discussing multiple topics, please select the topic that you most would like to address during your appointment. 
  • We offer detailed resume reviews by email. Please follow the steps outlined on the Resume Development Process page to request a written review (see the button in the panel to the left).

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WGU Students and Alumni: you can access hundreds of jobs, internships, and  career resources to assist in your career needs. 

Employers: Connect with WGU on Handshake to post jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and promote events to WGU students & alumni completely free of charge.

Employers

WGU graduates are ready to work.  WGU degree programs are designed with employer input to ensure that students master the skills employers are looking for— and in order to graduate, they must prove it through competency-based education. 

WGU Career & Professional Development would like to support you in finding the right WGU students and alumni  for your roles and organizations. Please click the button below for more information.

Career & Professional Development FAQs

 

Click the button below to find general questions and answers about our center and service offerings.

Prepared for Success
on the Job

From a 2021 Harris Poll of 300 employers of WGU graduates.

97% of employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.

95% of employers said that they would hire another WGU grad.

98% of employers said WGU graduates met or exceeded expectations.