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Welcome to Career and Professional Development

The Office of Career and Professional Development is here to help you discover and fulfill your career aspirations. We offer a comprehensive array of services both at the center and online, delivered by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Each student receives a customized experience by working with the staff to address his or her individual needs. Whether you are meeting with a career counselor or visiting us on our website, the staff is available to assist you with all aspects of your career journey.

Check out our new Home

Career & Professional Development is now located on the 3rd floor of the Buley Library! 


Find a Job

Take advantage of our online job board available to students and alumni looking for full-time or part-time work, co-ops, internships, and on-campus student employment. Check out: JOBSs - Job Opportunities Benefiting Southern Students.

Have a job opportunity? - Post your open student positions HERE

Make an Appointment

Meet one-on-one with a career counselor to discuss resumes, cover letters, job search, interview skills, and more. Contact your career counselor. 

learn about yourself

As a Southern student, you have access to Focus: a web-based self-assessment tool designed to assist students in finding possible majors or career paths. Make an appointment with us to discuss your results and create an action plan!

Download our Career Guide

Whether you are a freshman or a senior the Career Advising Student Handbook  will help you navigate your journey from college to career.  Use the Four Year Career Planning Guide to stay on track with career planning activities such as choosing a major, getting career related experience with co-ops or internships, and beginning your first professional job search.  In addition, you will find a 5 step plan to help you choose a major, tips to help you with your job search, interviewing strategies, and samples to help you with creating your resume, cover letter, and post interview thank you letters.  


Telephone: 203-392-6539
Fax: 203-392-6541
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