The Career Development Center is pleased to provide lifetime career planning services to KU alumni!
We can help you:
- Identify career options and long-term career objectives
- Navigate a job search and/or career transition
- Update your resume, cover letter, and interview skills
- Prepare for graduate or professional school
Individual Career Counseling/Coaching
Individual career counseling/coaching by phone is available to help you: define a career path, research career options, begin a job search, target employers in a specific industry, or pursue graduate education. Call the Career Development Center at 610-683-4067 to schedule an appointment.
Career assessments/inventories may help you to identify your skills and abilities and clarify your interests and values. Results may help you to target career pathways and educational programs that complement you. Click here for more information about career tests.
Click here for more information on Majors and Careers.
Graduate School Preparation
Pursuing a graduate or professional degree is an important decision that requires both time and planning. Click here for more information about the process, items to consider, resources for help, and timelines.
Resume and Cover Letter Writing & Review Service
An up-to-date resume and professional cover letter are important in every job search. Do you need help getting started? Click here to review tips and strategies for creating your resume and cover letter and see examples of format/content that employers expect. Email your document drafts to firstname.lastname@example.org to have them reviewed by a staff member. The turnaround time for this service is typically 7-10 business days. PLEASE BE AWARE: Alumni are limited to two reviews per document per calendar year. Prepare and proofread carefully prior to submitting your documents for review. Click here to view full Review Policy.
KU Career Network (KUCN) is a job posting system shared by all 14 State Universities in Pennsylvania. Positions received by our office are posted on this site. Click here to create an alumni account and upload your resume.
Click here for tips and strategies for searching for a job.
Making a good first impression is essential for a strong and successful interview. KUCN provides the opportunity for you to practice interviewing using your webcam and microphone. Record your practice interview and submit it to the Career Development Center to have it reviewed by a staff member. Please keep in mind that the turnaround time for this service may vary depending on current volume. To get the most from this service, please review tips and strategies for interviewing successfully and instructions for completing an online mock interview prior to logging onto KUCN. Click here to create an alumni account and start your interview.
Share your expertise in your field by volunteering to assist students through our office. Below are some of the ways to get involved. Call the Career Development Center at 610-683-4067 for more information.
- Networking Events and Employer Panels- Participate in networking and educational events held during the academic year.
- Internship/Externship host - Host a student for an internship or externship (job shadowing experience) at your place of employment.