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Career Development & Exploration

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The staff of Career Development & Exploration (CD&E) is passionate about empowering your professional self. They’ll help you understand your own story so that you can leverage your brand and build lasting networks. From exploring career options to polishing your interviewing skills, or even getting a professional head. CD&E have the tools and resources to help you move forward.


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It’s a team sport! It’s also free for undergraduate students, graduate students and CSU alumni. Students can walk-in and meet with a Peer Advisor or schedule an appointment to meet with a professional Career Services staff member. Either way, you’ll learn new strategies and connect with resources to further your career exploration and professional development.



The only way to secure your dream job is to prepare. That’s why CD&E hosts a ton of events each year to help students refine resumes, practice interviewing techniques and build relationships with Northeast Ohio’s top employers.

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Hire A Vike is our online job board hosted by Handshake. Access internships, co-ops, student employment opportunities and permanent positions with employers from across the country. Update your profile, upload your resume and cover letter, search for internships and jobs that align with your studies—and apply!

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CD&E houses on-campus student employment, which offers university-wide paid, part-time jobs that are available to registered, degree-seeking students. Positions are paid hourly and are considered “at-will” employment. Learn more.

Student employment also administers the on-campus internship program, designed to designed to assist students in financing their education, developing essential job skills and enhancing their University experience.

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