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Center for Career and Professional Development

Welcome to the Center for Career and Professional Development. We will meet you where you are in your career development process. We are eager to help you make well-informed decisions while at K and beyond. Our goal is to help you create meaningful connections to the world of work, empowering you to explore, identify and pursue your interests, values and passions, and to develop a framework of skills, networks and knowledge for successful lifelong career planning and professional development. We can’t wait to meet you!

Exploration & Goals
4-Year Career Development Plan | Career Coaching | Career Assessments | Industry/Salary Research | Job Shadowing | Defining Success for Yourself

Gaining Experience
Externships | Internships | Funding for Students | Campus Employment | Use Winter Break | Use Summer Break | Build Your Skills

Finding a First Destination
K-Connect | Step-by-step Job/Internship Search | Recruiting Expo | Maximize Your Career Fair Experience | Resources for International Students & those Seeking Employment Abroad | Graduate School | Gap Year/Service Programs | First Destinations of K Grads by Major

Navigating the Application Process
Résumés, Cover Letters, and Curriculum Vitaes | Interviewing | Personal Branding/Reputation Management | References and Recommendations | Dealing with Rejection

Building Connections
Networking | Find a Mentor | Passions to Professions | Contact K Alumni


269.337.7183 | | Dewing Hall, 1st Floor

Drop-in Help (Weeks 1-10): Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-11 AM, Monday–Thursday 1:30–4:00 PM in Dewing Hall, Sundays 7:00-9:00 PM in Upjohn Library near the coffee shop.