Career Development

Annual Classes

CAR 398 A JR/SR - Spring 2020 - CRN 11073

Seniors Practice Professional Networking in CAR 398 A
Life-Career Planning Class, Spring 2020
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
CRN 11073, 1 credit

This class is for juniors and seniors only.  Class topics will include resumes, cover letters, graduate school application, mock interviewing with professionals; business etiquette; "marketing" your skills to human resource professionals; "Reality 101 Job Searches," and class presentations from a variety of professionals.  SEATS ARE AVAILABLE!  This is the class seniors stated on course evaluations, "should be mandatory!

Recommended Resources




For jobs, internships and career development events for Wilkes University students, alumni, and their employers.


Focus 2 Career

FOCUS is one of our career exploration and assessment services. You may do this web-based interest assessment free of charge if you are a Wilkes student or alum. The access code for Wilkes students or alumni is wu08. Do arrange a follow-up consultation with Career Services to discuss your results.

Candid Career
lets students explore varied fields by watching videos of professionals talk about their own careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook is hosted by the US Department of Labor. Students can find information on a specific occupation including: What a typical workday in the job is like, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings and job prospects.

O NET is provided by the US Department of Labor to offer information on career clusters and types of work in varied industries.