For Graduate Students
The Career Development Center is dedicated to providing career planning resources and job search support to all KU graduate students.
We can help you:
- Discover the wide range of career options for advanced degree holders
- Develop a realistic career plan
- Navigate the job search process
- Create effective application materials and prepare for successful interviewing
We encourage you to browse our website and utilize the wide range of services, programs and resources offered at Kutztown University.
Individual Career Counseling/Coaching
The CDC offers individual career counseling/coaching by phone to help you define a career path, research career options, begin a job search, target employers in a specific industry or pursue further education. Call 610-683-4067 to schedule an appointment.
Quick Question/Walk-In Hours
Students are welcome to stop by the center (Stratton 113) Monday-Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. & Sundays 6p.m. to 9 p.m. in Deatrick 143 for a quick question, no appointment required.
Workshops, Events & Presentations
Every semester, the CDC hosts more than 60 workshops, information sessions, and special events such as job fairs, employer panels and info sessions. Click here for Schedule of Events.
Resume and Cover Letter Review Service
An up-to-date resume and professional cover letter are important in every job search. Do you need help getting started? Click here to review tips and strategies for creating your resume and cover letter as well as see examples of format/content that employers expect. Upload your document draft to www.kutztown.edu/handshake to be reviewed by a staff member. This service typically takes 3-4 business days. You may bring your resume for review during Quick Question/Walk-In Hours. PLEASE BE AWARE: Students are limited to two reviews per calendar year. Prepare and proofread carefully prior to submitting your documents for review. Click here to review full Review Policy.
Making a good first impression is essential for a strong and successful interview. Please check back for our new Mock Interview service. The CDC provides the opportunity for you to practice interviewing using your webcam and microphone. Record your practice interview and submit it to the Career Development Center to have it reviewed by a staff member. Please keep in mind that the turnaround time for this service may vary depending on current volume.