Be Life Ready

The Office of Personal & Career Development

Here is how you can:

target iconGET STARTED
Often the hardest part of the process is getting started. We partner with you to make it as easy as possible.

target iconFIND AN INTERNSHIP
OR FULL-TIME JOB

Where to look, how to apply, and other resources for finding the perfect opportunity.

target iconPRACTICE FOR AN INTERVIEW
Ace your interview by learning about different types of interviews, answering sample questions and more.

target iconWRITE A RESUME
OR COVER LETTER
Where to start, sample resumes, and tips to make your future employer’s jaw drop

target iconGO TO GRAD SCHOOL
How to research, apply, and interview for the graduate programs of your dreams.

target iconMEET WITH A CAREER COACH
One-on-one personalized help for almost anything career related.

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What is Life Ready?

Go forth knowing you’re ready for…anything.

It’s more than being ready for an interview or for your first job. It’s knowing yourself, it’s being confident. It’s skills beyond your career. It’s being secure that you will dominate the second you step foot off of this campus.

Let’s get you Life Ready

 

 

Find your way – for credit

College-To-Career Courses

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Connect what you know 
with who you know

Because connecting sounds better than networking

It sounds awful, we know…networking with people you don’t know. Most students despise it. However the result could be a relationship that is key to your career.

Tools for Connecting Events for Connecting

“You coached me at the Career Fair, helped me through the application process, and finally gave me valuable information on how to interview. What you and your office do is amazing, and I will forever be grateful.” K. Flaherty - '19, Computer Science

Find and Be Found

The Power of Handshake

69

% of students using Handshake

60

% of students with completed profiles

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JOBS

2184

INTERNSHIPS

12852

EMPLOYERS

Upcoming Events

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FINANCIAL SERVICES FORUM: ENGAGE – CONNECT

September 19 | 6 – 8 p.m.
A31, Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall
Hear from employers in the finance industry and meet them face-to-face with the opportunity to engage and ask questions.

Secure your spot

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CAREERS IN NONPROFITS NETWORKING NIGHT

October 24, 6-8pm
Benson 401
Students learn about careers in nonprofit organizations and allows organizations to meet talented WFU students.

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CAREERS IN ANALYTICS NETWORKING NIGHT

November 5, 6-8pm
A31, Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall
Hear from employers in the analytics industry and meet them face-to-face with the opportunity to engage and ask questions.

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This is how you land it

Secure your internship, job, or other post-graduation opportunity

Your resume is flawless. Your elevator pitch is pitch perfect. You can navigate interview questions better than the lines at The Pit. Use these tools and nothing will stop you from landing the big one.

Show me how

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