Wilkes University

Career Development

Career Development

Annual Classes

CAR 398 A JR/SR - Fall 2019 - CRN 31140

Seniors Practice Professional Networking in CAR 398 A
Life-Career Planning Class, Spring 2019
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
CRN 10976, 1 credit

This class is for juniors and seniors only.  Class topics will include resumes, cover letters, graduate school application, mock interviewing with professionals; business etiquette; "marketing" your skills to human resource professionals; "Reality 101 Job Searches," and class presentations from a variety of professionals.  SEATS ARE AVAILABLE!  This is the class seniors stated on course evaluations, "should be mandatory!

Recommended Resources

Focus 2 Career

FOCUS 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 PodcastsCollege Central Podcasts on iTunes provides 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.