Services, Programs, and Events

You can request a one-on-one appointment with a career coach on ZagsIgnite. Click the button to the right.

Student Services

Individual Student Appointments
Use ZagsIgnite to schedule an appointment with one of our career professionals to discuss your specific career questions. Topics covered in an appointment can include choosing a major or career, general professional development topics, applying for jobs or internships, interview preparation, graduate school applications, job offer evaluation/negotiation, and more. At this time, CPD has availability to meet with students via telephone, email, or virtually with Zoom.

Career Support from Professional Representatives (ProReps)
Receive mentoring from the student-run group who provides career support to their peers through walk-in appointments, classroom visits, career-related programs, and campus-wide outreach.

Student Business Cards
Contact our office to order Gonzaga University branded business cards with your name, major, graduation year, and contact information ($5 for box of 100 quantity). Business cards are a great way to share your information during Career Fairs, Treks, info sessions, and more!

Professional Portraits
Once a month, CPD offers appointments for students to have a professional headshot taken in our offices. These pictures are free of charge, and are distributed directly to the student when completed for use on LinkedIn and other networking platforms. The first session takes place on September 9, 2021 and students can begin booking starting on April 26th through ZagsIgnite.

GAMP Mentors Through ZagsConnect
The Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) offers students the opportunity to connect with alumni and friends of the University who are working in their field of interest. Students can browse mentors and reach out online at ZagsConnect.

Image of the glass front doors of the Crosby lobby. A frosted panel to the left of the door has blue text printed on it that reads 'Career & Professional Development.'

The 2019 Pro Rep Team (13 members) pose together outside during their Pro Rep team retreat.

 

CPD Programs

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 to provide information, interview and recruit students. View currently scheduled sessions online at ZagsIgnite.

Club and Residence Hall Presentations
You can request a career presentation at your next club meeting or for your residence hall. Topics can include resume and cover letter building, career exploration, graduate school applications, and much more. Request your presentation by filling out the Club & Res Hall Presentation Request form.

Jesuit University Reciprocity
Contact our office and we will submit a formal request on your behalf to other Jesuit universities' career centers asking them to serve you while you prepare to reside in their geographical area. 

Two students walk side-by-side on the San Francisco trek. The each wear a formal blazer and a lanyard with their name tag on it.

 

A young woman practices her interview answer with a mock interviewer sitting opposite her at a table. Visible behind her are two more tables in the row with students and mock interviewers similarly interacting.

A young man in a formal blazer and tie listens to a recruiter in front of him. The recruiter has his back to camera.

CPD Events

Career & Internship Fairs
Network with local, regional, and national employers at several Career Fairs throughout the year. Learn more about them at our Career Fairs page, or log in to ZagsIgnite to see upcoming career fairs and other CPD Events.

Career Treks
Students have the opportunity to meet employers, tour facilities, and network with alumni in various cities throughout the year. Learn more about them at our Treks page, or log in to ZagsIgnite to see upcoming career fairs and other CPD Events.

Etiquette Dinner
Savor a four-course meal and learn the proper etiquette for dining with an employer. The dinner is offered once per semester. Please view calendar of events for current semester offerings.

A young man wearing a white dress shirt and red tie listens to an employer representative at the All Majors Career Fair.

 

A printed menu rests on a table with a dark blue tablecloth. The menu header reads 'Senior Etiquette Dinner' with the first, second, and third course listed. Silverware is visible just to the left of the menu as well as two stems from wine-style glasses.

A young woman holds an orange folder as she chats with an employer recruiter at the Education Career Fair.