Chapman University understand that as a parent watching your child embark on the journey of life is both exciting and unnerving. Fortunately the Career Development Center is here to help. We focus on assisting your trasitioning son or daughter to identify, develop and implement their career goals. This section is here to answer your questions about what we offer and give you a chance to get involved.
In this section you will find the some of the resources we provide for Chapman University students. Inform yourself on these so that you can speak with your student and encourage them to take advantage of the many programs we have to offer. You can also find more information that can help you as a Chapman parent.
Your student's future is important to us. The Career Development Center is here to help your student succeed and make the most of their college experience.
Our staff is available to provide assistance in the following areas:
- Choosing or Changing Their Major
- Career Assessments
- Exploration of Jobs Related to Their Major
- Applying to Graduate School
- Resume Guidelines, Cover Letter Critiques and Interview Techniques
- Internship Services
- Finding an On-Campus or Off-campus job
- Job Search Strategies
- CDC Resources
- Excursions & Networking Events
One of the most valuable things parents can do to help a student with career planning is listen. Ask open ended questions to get your son or daughter talking, and then sit back and really listen. Be open to your child's ideas, be nonjudgmental and provide the support they need to allow their ambitions to develop and guide them on their road to success.
The Career Development Center is continuously expanding our network of parents interested in volunteering and or being involved. There is a wide range of opportunities to help us here at the CDC. If you would like more information or would like to be part of our Network in any way please fill out the form below.
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+-Where are We Located?
The Career Development Center strives to make a presence university-wide by utilizing different buildings and locations on campus for our events and workshops. We are centralized, however, on the main campus at 1 University Dr. in Argyros Forum. Our office is above the Student Union on the 3rd floor in room 303.
We are here for your convenience. Contact the Career Development Center at anytime at 714.997.6942 or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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