• Career Development

    Career Development 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 career change, 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 an assessment 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.

    Research
    Good research informs your career direction. 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.

    Networking
    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 get you started.

    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
    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.

    Job Choices eMagazine
    Read up on your future! The Job Choices eMagazine details information on job searching, social media, resume building and interviewing skills. These topics and more are brought to you at no cost by NACE, the industry leader in career development.

    JobLink
    JobLink is the complete career exploration experience. This easy to navigate site is great for searching for career opportunities or internships, managing your resume, creating cover letters, and building strong online portfolios. It is simple to register as students or alumni to benefit from ongoing skill building tools and tips.


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    Career Development

    Phone: 303-963-3000

    Email: careerdevelopment@ccu.edu