For Students

Your career starts here!

Career development is a journey and the Career Development Center is here to help you define your career goals (destination) and take the steps necessary to achieve those goals (route).

We can help you:

      • Decide/confirm your choice of major/minor
      • Explore and research career options
      • Gain experience through externships (job shadowing), volunteer work and internships
      • Develop workplace etiquette and a personal brand
      • Conduct a job search including resume and cover letter writing and interview preparation
      • Prepare for graduate school

We encourage you to browse our website and utilize the wide range of services, programs, and resources offered at Kutztown University.

  • Quick-Question/Walk-In Hours

    You are welcome to stop by the center (Stratton 113) Monday-Friday from 2 p,m. - 4 p.m or Sunday evenings, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. in Deatrick Hall 143 for quick questions, no appointment required.

  • Individual Career Counseling/Coaching

    Individual career counseling/coaching is available to help you: choose a major, define a career path, research career options, begin an internship or job search, target employers in a specific industry or pursue further education. Call the Career Development Center at 610-683-4067 to schedule an appointment.

  • 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 and see examples of format/content that employers expect. Upload your drafts to http://www.kutztown.edu/handshake to have them reviewed by a staff member.  The turnaround time for this service is approximately 3-4  business days depending on current volume.  Another option is to stop by during Quick-Question/Walk-in Hours (Mon.-Fri. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Stratton 113 or Sunday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Deatrick Hall 143) to have your document reviewed by a staff member in person.  PLEASE BE AWARE:  Students are limited to two reviews per calendar year per document.  Prepare and proofread carefully prior to submitting your documents for review. Click here to view full Review Policy.

  • Interview Preparation

    Please check back to find out which mock interview platform we will be using this fall!

    Making a good first impression is essential for a strong and successful interview.