Career Building

Engaging in Career Building will help you develop new skills to stay marketable and get the job you want! SCSU’s Career Building training includes Acing Your Job Search, Build Your Personal Brand, Finding Purpose in Your Career, Networking, Networking for Success, Personal Branding, Personal Branding, Personal Growth, and The First 30 Days. 

AI Fundamentals for Workplace Success

Are you curious about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the workplace? This course is designed for students and professionals who want to gain a fundamental understanding of AI and its practical applications in their everyday work. No prior technical knowledge is required. 

This course is ideal for:

Professionals from any industry who want to understand how AI can improve their work.

Business owners and managers who want to leverage AI to optimize operations.

Individuals who are curious about AI but lack a technical background.

Live online training: Wednesday, 6 to 8 PM EST. 

Start Dates: July 8, 2024; September 23, 2024; February 3, 2025; April 14, 2025


Noncredit Training

Online, self-paced training in partnership with MindEdge. Register and start learning today. 

Certificate in Creativity and Innovation

Because organizations must innovate to stay alive in today's highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals. This certificate program will first help you become re-acquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Next, you are given a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems.

Courses include Introduction to Critical Thinking, Personal Creativity, Creativity in Teams and Organizations, and Innovation in Teams and Organizations.

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Career Building 

Building a successful career takes skills. Learn to be an earner.

Career Building

Free Professional Development 

Whether transitioning from a long career within the military, a veteran making a career change or building skills, it is important to understand how to translate a lifetime of development within a specific skill set to civilian employment. This course prompts military veterans to examine their experience, understand the unique challenges related to job seeking for veterans, military, and their families. This course will focus on career planning and skills development, such as resume writing and improving interviewing skills, for those seeking employment. You'll hear from other veterans about their own experiences along the way. 

Veterans Career Advantage 

Current and Former SCSU Students 

Every student at Southern has an individual and unique career journey. From securing employment, to gaining admission to graduate or professional school, or becoming an entrepreneur, each career path takes a defined approach. To provide our students and alumni with a comprehensive and tailored approach, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career exploration and navigation services to ensure major and career success. 

Office of Career and Professional Development