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1:1 Advisor Appointments

We are here to help you succeed! Please request an appointment today!

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 multiple appointment requests are submitted, only the first appointment time will be processed. 

If interested in discussing multiple topics, please select the topic that you most would like to address during your appointment. Depending on time, it may be possible to cover several topics during your conversation.

If you have any questions or extenuating circumstances, please email careers@wgu.edu.

 

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Resume Review Request

CPD Advisors are happy to asisst you in your resume development. To have your resume reviewed, please click the link below and follow the steps and tutorials to help you build a strong and competitive resume! 

Resume Review

Same Day & Drop In Advising

Want to speak to a career advisor? Career & Professional Development offers same day phone advising.

Please call  877-214-7008 during our weekday hours and a career advisor will return your call within 4 business hours. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Monday - Friday
8:0am - 6:00pm MST

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

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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. Feel free to click the link below to find out more information!

Recruit WGU Students & Alumni

Career & Professional Development FAQs (coming soon)

Here you will find general questions and answers about our center and service offerings.

  • Happy employers
  • Happy grads

They're Prepared.

Blue colored circular bar graph that shows that 100% of employers that were surveyed felt that WGU grads were prepared for their jobs.

Employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.

They Perform.

Green colored circular bar graph that shows that 93% of employers that were surveyed rated WGU grads' job performance as very good or excellent.

Employers rated WGU graduates' job performance as very good or excellent.

They Wow.

Purple colored circular bar grap that shows that 94% of employers that were surveyed felt that WGU grads had exceeded their expectations.

Employers said their WGU graduates have exceeded their expectations.

They're Confident.

Blue double bar graph comparing how confident WGU grads were that their coursework related to their jobs WGU: 78%, U.S. avg: 68%

Graduates said the majority of their coursework was related to their jobs.

They're Working.

Green double bar graph comparing how many WGU grads are working full-time compared to grads from other universities. WGU: 88%, U.S. avg: 71%

Graduates are working full-time.

They're Satisfied.

Purple double bar graph comparing how many WGU grads felt satisfied that their degrees were worth paying for WGU: 91%, U.S. avg: 67%

Graduates said their degrees were worth the cost of their education.

Source: 2018 Harris Poll survey of 300 employers; 2018 Harris Poll Online survey of 1,374 new college graduates nationwide compared with survey of 1,147 WGU graduates; Gallup-Purdue Index 2018