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Graduate Students

A graduate degree is a wise investment in today’s job market. Your graduate education at Caldwell University will deepen your knowledge and skills and introduce you to many professional opportunities. Career Planning and Development is here to help you, whether you’d like to update your resume to promote your new skills, create a LinkedIn profile, find a job or get some tips on professional networking. We recommend that you take advantage of the following resources and programs:

C-JOBS/College Central  – Caldwell University’s online job search board and resource tools powered by College Central. Employers that have posted opportunities for graduate students include: Rinn ABA Consulting, LLC, Bonnie Brae, Arc of Essex, Hertz Corporation, Northwestern Mutual, Community Options, Inc., Caldwell-West Caldwell Public Schools, Formosa Plastics Corporation, First Children LLC, Project Self-Sufficiency, and Zurich Insurance. Create or update your free account today! (requires 6-digit Caldwell ID as Access ID).

CareerShift – This new resource gives job seekers the ability to: search, select and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings, get up-to-date contact information, including email addresses, for millions of companies, set up daily job alerts and create personal marketing campaigns. Use your Caldwell email address to create your free account today!

Big Interview – An online system that combines training AND practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence. Features include virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries, a database of thousands of interview questions and tips for answering them, and the ability to rate and share your interview answers for feedback.

Optimal Resume – A great online resource with resume-building tools and templates, sample cover letters, website and portfolio tools, and lots of online videos and tips to help you with your job search. Sign up using your Caldwell email address

Glassdoor – Glassdoor, an online resource, allows you access to company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, information on which employers are hiring, what it’s really like to work there, and job postings.

LinkedIn Groups – Career Planning and Development regularly posts content (job openings, career advice articles, upcoming events) to two groups, Caldwell-2-Career and Caldwell University Alumni. Build a professional profile and network with fellow students and colleagues on LinkedIn!

Job and Internship Fairs – Many participating employers are eager to meet with graduate students! Career Planning organizes a Spring Career Fair in March, a Part-Time Job and Internship Fair in September, and welcomes employers to campus at networking events, information tables, and classroom visits. Employers attending previous career fairs with relevant opportunities include: Alternatives, Inc., Broadway House, Community Hope, Easter Seals, The Family Resource Network, FBI, First Children Learning Services, Kyocera, McCarter Theatre, NJ Department of Children and Families, Northwestern Mutual, Paterson Public Schools and West Orange Board of Education.

Access to career counselors for resume review, job search assistance, interview prep, and more. We offer evening hours by appointment, email resume critiques, and phone appointments – we are flexible and will work with your schedule.

Contact us! We are located in Aquinas 109. Call us at 973-618-3290 or email careers@caldwell.edu. Career Planning and Development staff:

Geri Perret, Director, gperret@caldwell.edu

Areas of expertise/programs: Education, Counseling, career and major exploration, resume review, career resources/technology

Christine Szeluga, Coordinator, cszeluga@caldwell.edu

Areas of expertise/programs: MBA/Business Division and internship program, Applied Behavior Analysis, Counseling, career and major exploration, resume review, interview prep

Access our online appointment booking sites and information on practice interviews here.

 

 

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