The Walden Career Services Center has a number of resources and offerings that you might wish to share with your students through course announcements. You are welcome to post any of the following announcements in your classrooms.
Has your life been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic? Career Services developed a helpful toolkit to navigate employment uncertainty and professional, personal and academic challenges during the pandemic. Gain valuable tools to manage your career and cultivate well-being during these unprecedented times. Watch the webinar, Navigating Employment Uncertainty, to get started.
If you are interested in exploring doctoral career paths or searching for a higher education teaching position, I encourage you to work with Walden’s Career Services Center on preparing for your search. To get started, view the archived webinars in their Doctoral Webinars page.
Do you know that Walden’s Career Services Center has resources to help you create or update your curriculum vitae (c.v.)? Check out sample curriculum vitae in the OptimalResume system or review the Curriculum Vitae Guide for step-by-step instructions on how to create or enhance your document.
Did you know that Walden’s Career Services Center offers one-on-one phone appointments to discuss strategies to reach your career goals? They can also provide feedback on your resume during the appointment. You can schedule your appointment via your Student Portal or visit the Schedule an Appointment page.
Have you thought about what you would like to do with your degree? The Walden Career Services Center can help you take steps to explore career options. Visit the Career Exploration page to get started.
Are you seeking to advance in your career or transition into a new field? A great way to gain skills and experience is to complete an internship. You can learn more about Walden’s optional internships on the Internship Courses page . Need ideas for completing an optional internship? Read internship success stories or watch the webinar, Gain Experience Through Optional Internships. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
*Disclaimer: Students in programs with required internship/practicum, as well as TEMPO students, are not eligible for Optional Internship courses. Please do not post announcements if your course has a majority of these students.
Are you searching for jobs or internships in your current or future field? If you are in an active job search or looking to gain experience through applied learning, Walden Career Services offers 1) GoinGlobal, a system with location-specific career and employment resources for more than 90 countries and cities worldwide and 2) iGrad Job Search, a U.S. based job and internship posting system with “only for your school” listings. Visit the Job and Internship Search page to learn more about these tools.
Volunteering is a great way to gain experience, make connections in your future field, and support Walden’s social change mission. For more information on how volunteering can help your career, watch Career Services’ archived webinar, Strategic Volunteering for Career Success and find local or virtual volunteer opportunities to get involved.
An online portfolio can showcase your academic and professional accomplishments and expertise. To learn more about creating a portfolio using the OptimalResume system, watch the webinar, Career Portfolio Cafe , located on the Career Services website. OptimalResume’s features and user-friendly templates can help you create an impactful portfolio to share with employers and professionals in your field.
Are you preparing for a job interview or looking to practice your interview skills? Walden Career Services offers an Interviewing page with helpful tips, sample interview questions, and important considerations for face-to-face and virtual interviews. Log into OptimalResume and use its Interview Prep module to practice mock interviewing skills.