The Career Development Center works hard to provide Chapman University students and alumni with as many resources as possible to aid in the job search process. Events, handouts, workshops, assessments and many other programs are here to help in the preparation and execution of finding a job. Explore this section to see what resource is right for you. If you are interested in getting involved with our programs and events, you can fill out the Student Involvement Form.
+-Career Development Guides
Here you will find a list of all the guides and tools that we have scattered throughout the different sections of our website. Use these tools to develop your resume and cover letter, practice your interviewing skills, develop your network, and assist in your major and career decision making process.
+-Career Connex CDC Text Service
Career Connex is a service provided by the Career Development Center to keep you updated on exclusive events, career opportunities and giveaways. The CDC selects their event text blasts very carefully and makes sure to only send info out about opportunities that are important and exclusive. We respect your mobile privacy and do not share any of your information.
To join Career Connex for FREE:
Text the letters “CDC” to the phone number 25827.
You will receive a welcome text and be signed up to receive exclusive events and opportunities texted straight to your cell phone.
You can stop our texts at any time by texting back STOP.
Quick Questions is a portion of time each weekday that the Career Center sets aside for drop in questions, no appointment required. You can have you resume reviewed, your internship paperwork looked at, come by for some helpful literature or just about anything (as long as it doesn’t last more than 15 mins.). During your quick question drop in time, it will be assessed if you require a full 60 minute scheduled appointment.
Quick Question Hours are as follows:
- Mondays:AF 303, 2-4 p.m.
- Tuesdays: in Union, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Wednesdays: AF 303 2-4 p.m.
- Thursdays: AF 303, 3-5 p.m.
- Fridays: AF 303, 10-12 p.m.
If you have any further inquiries about our Quick Questions hours, contact the CDC »
+-Request a class/club presentation
The Career Development Center is constantly striving to spread the word of our services. We are here for you! We offer presentations & overviews about our services that are specifically tailored to your organization/ classrooms timeframe, needs and interests.
+-Chapman Events Calendar
The Chapman Events Calendar is a good way to keep up on not only Career Development events and deadlines, but other events happening all over campus.
The Career Development Center is proud to announce that we now offer Business Cards on a Budget. This program allows students to order 100 250 or 300 business cards for a student discounted rate. 100 customized business cards start as low as $13.00. With over 20 dynamic templates and options to add your own logo for FREE, Biz Cardz is perfect to look professional on a budget and is the best way to refine your networking.
+-Courses of Excellence
Courses of Excellence is a program put on by the Career Development Center and Sodexo Food Services. At this event a select group of students is chosen to enjoy a fine dining experience hosted by professionals from different industries. These events are held at Sandhu Chef's Table in the Randall Dining Commons and includes an exquisite culinary cuisine created especially for each event. This program is invite only.