Career Planning and Development Events

Career Planning and Development: Office Hours

Do you have a question about your career that you would like to ask the Career Planning team? Join us for office hours! During this live event, you will video chat with your fellow students, alumni, and a representative of the Career Planning and Development staff. In this session, we will discuss career planning resources that may include the following topics:

  • Career Exploration:  Learn more about how to explore career options, potential employers, and job opportunities. Gain strategies and resources to prepare you for your next career move.
  • Resumes and CVs:  Get advice for developing eye-catching resumes and CVs! Learn strategies for highlighting your accomplishments and skills. 
  • Networking:  Learn more about becoming actively involved in professional associations, volunteering, or connecting with groups in your community.
  • Interviewing:  Join the conversation where we will discuss preparing for the interview, showcasing your achievements, answering challenging interview questions, and learning how to leave a lasting impression.

You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions:

  • Tuesday, May 14 at 5 p.m. CT (6 p.m. ET)
  • Wednesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. CT (12 noon ET)

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Developing an Academic CV for Future Counselor Educators

Are you wondering how to create an academic curriculum vitae (CV) to communicate your counseling-related skills, accomplishments, and professional activities? Join Walden’s Department of Career Planning and Development as we discuss the purpose of a CV, how to create an organized and impactful CV document, and ways to strengthen your qualifications. We will also cover the extensive resources on the Career Planning and Development website to help you build or enhance your CV.  This session is being offered as a part of Walden's School of Counseling Learning Beyond the Classroom event.

Thursday, May 9 at 4 p.m. CT (5 p.m. ET)

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The Responsible Use of Social Media for Psychology Professionals

This webinar will provide graduate students in psychology and clinical fields with best practices for using social media responsibly and effectively in their professional lives. Topics will include ethical and privacy considerations, risks to avoid, and strategies for building a positive online brand on platforms like LinkedIn. Attendees will learn how to leverage social media for networking, career development, and disseminating reputable mental health information, while maintaining appropriate boundaries. The presenters will also share real-world case examples and insights from the clinical side to help students navigate the unique social media challenges in psychology and allied health professions.

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Launching with LinkedIn

Did you know that, according to, 93% of recruiters use LinkedIn in their hiring efforts? During this webinar, Career Planning and Development staff will provide an overview of LinkedIn and discuss the key elements of building a strong, branded profile. Join us to increase your engagement, grow your network, and reach your career-related goals.

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Discover Career Planning Resources for PhD in Psychology Programs

Are you pursuing a PhD in Psychology and wondering what doctoral-level career resources are available to help you prepare for your future career? Join Walden’s Department of Career Planning and Development to learn about strategies, tools, and offerings for exploring career paths, communicating your academic and professional skills, gaining experience, growing your network, and starting your next career chapter.

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Explore School-based Student Support Professions

Join Walden University faculty and Career Planning and Development staff to learn about four school-based student support professions: school psychology, school counseling, school social work, and applied behavior analysis. Commonalities and differences among professions will be discussed. Participants will leave with a better understanding of the key roles and responsibilities, required graduate education and certification/licensure, possible employment setting types, and where to find more information about each profession, including tools and resources available through Walden’s Career Planning and Development department. The presentation will conclude with an opportunity for participants to ask questions to extend their understanding of school-based student support professions.

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