CDC Certificate Programs
Participants receive a Certificate of Program Completion and can document the program on their resume, providing an extra opportunity to impress prospective employers and graduate schools with their motivation and drive!
How to complete the Career Certificates
Career Exploration Certificate
(Open to all freshmen and sophomore students - 0-60 credits)
Gain a greater understanding of yourself and the career development process. Be better prepared to choose/confirm a major, research careers, gain related experience through informational interviewing and job shadowing experiences, and plan for a successful internship and/or related summer or part-time job search.
- Click here to register for the Freshmen/Sophomore Career Exploration Certificate (Be aware you'll need to complete your Handshake profile before you complete registration)
Freshmen/Sophomores must complete all 7 items which includes: attending workshops, taking a career assessment, scheduling a coaching appointment and having your resume reviewed. Items over 1 year old DO NOT count toward certificates.
Career Success Certificate
(Open to all juniors and seniors - 60+ credits)
Gain a greater understanding of yourself, employer expectations, effective job search strategies and interview skills, and the role of social media in the hiring process. Be better prepared to conduct an internship, professional employment or graduate school search.
- Click here to register for the Junior/Senior Career Success Certificate (Be aware you'll need to complete the Handshake profile before completing the registration)
Juniors/Seniors must complete all 8 items which includes: attending workshops, attending a mock interview and having your resume reviewed. Items over 1 year old DO NOT count toward certificates.
"Going through the steps of accomplishing the Career Exploration Certificate has made me feel more prepared for a future job/internship! Being able to participate and learn interesting concepts through informative workshops has been super beneficial for me as my main goal was to build up my core values and be able to apply them. I highly recommend engaging in this program, because not only will it set you apart and shine on your resume, but it focuses on helping college students transition into the working life and gain confidence. Bonus: it's a free program & certificate."