2019–2020 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2019) 
    Oct 17, 2021  
2019–2020 Walden University Student Handbook (September 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career Services

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Career Services supports Walden students and alumni in developing workplace skills to thrive as professionals in organizations and communities. Career Services’ website features webinars and 15-minute video tutorials covering popular career topics; two custom job and internship search systems; and career-related resources including industry research sites, job boards, professional associations, and networking groups. Additionally, Career Services offers resources for specific interest areas including careers in academia, global job search, and volunteering. Career Services promotes applied learning through optional internship courses and resources.

The Career Services team provides tailored, career-related advice on an individual basis via phone and e-mail and offers drop-in advising sessions. Students and alumni may use the OptimalRésumé system with more than 400 résumé templates to develop targeted résumés, curricula vitae, cover letters, electronic portfolios, and personal websites to showcase their professional and academic achievements.

To support students and alumni in building their professional networks, Career Services hosts Walden Career Connections, live online networking events where students and alumni communicate via chat. Career Services’ LinkedIn group, Facebook, and Twitter communities offer students forums for connecting online. Serving a very large and diverse student body located throughout the United States and beyond, Career Services strives to educate, coach, and advise students and alumni on proactive career management.