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Faculty Resources: Classroom Announcements

Share Classroom Announcements!

The Walden Career Planning and Development 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.

Announcement: Resumes

Is it time to update your resume? Walden Career Planning and Development has a number of resources to help. Visit the Resumes & More tab to gain resume writing tips, preview custom resume samples, and learn how to build a resume using the SkillsFirst career management system.  Gain helpful tips on how to tailor your resume toward specific job openings by viewing the video, Marketing your Qualifications Through Resumes and Cover Letters.

Announcement: Doctoral Students

If you are interested in exploring doctoral career paths or searching for a higher education teaching position, we encourage you to work with Walden Career Planning and Development on preparing for your search. To get started, view the archived webinars in their Doctoral Webinars page.

Do you know that Walden Career Planning and Development has resources to help you create or update your curriculum vitae (c.v.)?  Check out sample curriculum vitae in the SkillsFirst career management system or review the Curriculum Vitae Guide for step-by-step instructions on how to create or enhance your document.  

Announcement: One-on-One Appointments

Resume Feedback:
Did you know that Walden Career Planning and Development offers one-on-one phone or Zoom 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.

Career Options:
Have you thought about what you would like to do with your degree? The Walden Career Planning and Development can help you take steps to explore career options. Visit the Career Exploration page to get started.

Announcement: Quick Career Advice

Need some quick career advice? Take the short How Can We Help You? career quiz on the Career Career Planning and Development homepage and check out Career Planning and Development's 15 Minute Tutorials on a variety of career-related topics.

Announcement: Social Media

Interested in creating or improving your LinkedIn profile? Watch the webinar, Launching with LinkedIn, to help you get started.

Follow Career Planning and Development on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook for quick career advice and updates on offerings.

Announcement: Job and Internship Search Tools

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, Career Planning and Development offers GoinGlobal, a job and internship search system with location-specific career and employment resources for more than 90 countries and cities worldwide, and the Walden Job and Internship Locator where employers can post opportunities exclusively for Walden students and alumni.  Visit the Job and Internship Search page to learn more about GoinGlobal and the Walden Job and Internship Locator.  The Job and Internship Search page also includes interest-specific job sites, volunteering sites, and internship resources.

Announcement: Interest Specific Resources

Career Planning and Development has interest specific resources that include niche job boards in a variety of career fields. 

Announcement: Volunteer Opportunities

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 Planning and Development’s archived webinar, Strategic Volunteering for Career Success and find local or virtual volunteer opportunities to get involved.

Announcement: SkillsFirst Portfolios

An online portfolio can showcase your academic and professional accomplishments and expertise. To learn more about creating a portfolio using the SkillsFirst system or upgrading your current portfolio, refer to the General Portfolio Guide for Walden Students.  Design an impactful portfolio to share with employers and professionals in your field.

Announcement: Interviewing

Are you preparing for a job interview or looking to practice your interview skills?  Walden Career Planning and Development offers an Interviewing page with helpful tips, sample interview questions, and important considerations for face-to-face and virtual interviews.  Log into SkillsFirst using your Walden email and password and use its Interview Prep module to practice mock interviewing skills.