Career & Professional Development is here to assist you with your career development needs. Here are some ways we can provide support to students and alumni:
- Assistance in the career acquisition process from beginning to end: career planning, networking, searching, applying, and interviewing
- Resources to explore and locate volunteer service program opportunities
- Support identifying careers related to majors and fields of study and articulating the market value of your academic pursuits and co-curricular activities
Individual Student Appointments
Use ZagsIgnite to schedule an appointment with one of our career professionals to discuss your specific career or graduate and professional school application questions. At this time, CPD can meet with students via phone, email, or virtually (video).
On-Campus Recruiting & Info Sessions
Meet with representatives from national and regional corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and school districts when they visit campus with information or to interview and recruit students. To see which organizations will be visiting campus, go to the Events page in Handshake.
Network with local, regional, and national employers at several Career Fairs throughout the year.
Personal Career Assessment Tools
Take assessments to learn about specific careers connected to your values, interests, skills, and personality.
Learn how to prepare for, find, and develop internship opportunities related to your career goals, with our Internship Program. Attending an Internship 101 is the first step in the internship search process.
Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) offers students the opportunity to connect with alumni who are working in their field of interest.
Meet employers, tour facilities, and network with alumni in major cities throughout the year.
Learn relevant career development skills from our student career peer educators, the ProReps, and enjoy free pizza on the first Wednesday of each month.
Student Business Cards
Order custom-made Gonzaga University business cards with your name, major, graduation year, and contact information ($5 for box of 100 quantity).
Jesuit University Reciprocity
Utilize career services resources from other Jesuit universities across the country.