2015-2016 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2016) 
    May 26, 2022  
2015-2016 Walden University Student Handbook (March 2016) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career Services

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The Career Services Center supports Walden students and alumni in proactively developing and managing their careers. The Center’s website features monthly career webinars and Skills Cafés, Quick Start instructional videos covering popular career topics, Career Spotlight videos of student success stories, and resources for job opportunities, professional associations, and networking groups. Students and alumni may use the OptimalResume system with more than 100 résumé templates to develop targeted résumés, curricula vitae, cover letters, electronic portfolios, and personal websites to showcase their employment qualifications.

The Career Services Center team provides tailored career-related advice on an individual basis via phone, e-mail, and live IM chat. They also offer live monthly career webinars on a variety of topics, including career management strategies, tapping into the hidden job market, and offline and online networking. Additionally, the Center offers an archived Doctoral Webinar Series as well as career advising and workshops at academic residencies.

To support students and alumni in building their professional networks, the Center hosts Walden Career Connections, live online networking events where students and alumni communicate via IM chat. The Walden University Career Services Center LinkedIn group and Facebook communities offer students forums for connecting online. Serving a very large and diverse student body located throughout the United States and beyond, the Career Services Center strives to educate, coach, and advise students and alumni to help them navigate career transitions throughout their professional lives.