Wilkes University

Career Planning

Career PlanningSuccessful careers begin with individuals first identifying their values, interests, skills and learning about related majors and professions. 

Let us support you in clarifying your career goals.  Contact Career Services for an appointment to discuss your career options and to complete an assessment of your career interests at our office.  Check out our "Current Events" link for some great learning experiences and career connections as well. 

Some helpful links we recommend related to careers include:

FOCUSFOCUS is one of our career exploration and assessment services.  You may do this web-based interest assessment free of charge if you are a Wilkes student or alum.  The access code for Wilkes students or alumni is wu08.  Do arrange a follow-up consultation with Career Services to discuss your results.

Candid Career lets students explore varied fields by watching videos of professionals talk about
their own careers.

College Central PodcastsLink to College Central Podcasts on iTunes for great career advice on resumes, interviews, internships, etiquette, job fairs, dress for success, networking, mentoring, and more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook is hosted by the US Department of Labor. Students can find information on a specific occupation including: What a typical workday in the job is like, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and job prospects.

O NET  is provided by the US Department of Labor to offer information on career clusters and types of work in varied industries.