• Career Development

    Career Resources for CCU Students and Alumni

    At Colorado Christian University, we’re committed to your professional success. That’s why in addition to a quality education, we also offer events, tools and other career development resources to help equip you for today’s market and prepare you for a long-lasting career.

    This site is designed to help you navigate the career development process and connect you with valuable resources to help you along the way. Whether you are just starting out, considering a change in career, or seeking advancement, we’re here to support you in achieving your career goals.

    Self Assessment

    For many, self assessment is the first step in the career development process. Consider taking a career advice test or meeting with a career counselor to help you evaluate your values, interests and skills. A good job fit increases your confidence, productivity, as well as your employer’s profitability.


    Doing thorough research is some of the best career guidance you can get. Spend some time researching the job tasks, education requirements, and occupational outlook to make sure a potential career is aligned with your personal and professional goals.


    In today’s competitive market, you can’t just send out your resume and search job boards for career opportunities. You have to take a more active role. Networking can help introduce you to an industry, decide if a company is a good fit, and ultimately find your next job. Explore our networking resources to learn more about this strategy and get connected to a professional network in your area.

    Job Search

    Looking for a job can be an overwhelming task. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources available to help you with your search. Check out our list of top advice and job banks to help you find a new career.

    Resumes and Cover Letters

    The purpose of a resume is to get an interview. The key to a good resume is to show the value you'll add to the company. Highlight your core competencies, transferrable skills and major accomplishments. Communicate positively and honestly – enthusiasm and a well-crafted message go a long way.


    Interviewing is the winning skill for the questioning mind. This could be the activity that sparks your career or changes your life. Explore some popular questions and discover how to be the best dressed. Get prepared by visiting some of the links on this page.

    Employment Management Services website

    EMS is a collaborative initiative between Colorado Christian University and various employers. Its aim is to enable undergraduate students and alumni to earn an income and elective credits to offset the cost of tuition while gaining experience in real work environments. Through such opportunities, students will develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and professional attributes required of a successful employee.

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