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Welcome to Career Development

Finding the career path that fits you best can be an exciting adventure.  Or it can be a bewildering, lonely quest.  This site should help you understand career development better and connect you with people and resources to make your path smoother and friendlier.

While you won't find fixed steps to career development, you should understand that certain domains should be addressed, whether you're looking for a first job or making a mid-career adjustment. Resources are arranged on this site to help you explore each domain as deeply as you wish.


What are the domains of Career Development resources?

Assessments
How well do you know yourself and the work environments that are best suited to you?  Assessments can help you learn more about your personality, personal values, work values, interests, abilities and skills, and your "best-fit" job situation.

Career Resource Center
Career Resource Center (CRC) consultants provide free direction and assistance in interpreting assessments, gathering career information, clarifying career objectives and directing you to resources to address obstacles. The CRC can also administer assessments for local students.

School Advisors/Career Services
School advisors/Career Services can offer you field-specific advice and information, and help optimize your academic preparation for your career objective. Some schools also provide resources and assistance for internship placement, job searching and networking.

Job Preparation
Job preparation resources offer training in professional skills like resumé writing, and networking, as well as connecting you to occupational research sites and more.


Video: How Does Career Planning Fit With Following God's Leading?

How can I be God's masterpiece and created for a purpose, but still be confused by career choices? This short video conversation with Dr. Corné Bekker, School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship associate professor, explores important fundamentals about career development.

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