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Virtual Student Services

UB Career Development provides many of our regular services, including career coaching appointments, virtually.

Need to make an appointment with Career Development?

Email Stephanie Beach at sbeach@bridgeport.edu with the days and times you are available and attach your resume for review. If you do not have a resume, please visit https://www.bridgeport.edu/heckman-center/career-development/resumes to download the resume template.

Career Exploration

We offer multiple resources to help you explore career opportunities. Here are our favorite resources to help you discover career paths, learn about internship positions, and find full-time jobs.

  • Activate your free FOCUS 2 account to compare majors offered at UB and beyond, explore hundreds of occupations, including salaries and common skills and knowledge of occupation, to make informed career decisions
  • Visit What Can I Do With This Major? Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
  • Review UB Career Development’s Job and Internship Search for resources and strategies to conduct a comprehensive job geared toward your career field.

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We regularly post career development advice, current jobs and internship opportunities, resources, upcoming career events, and other helpful tidbits. Follow and connect with us!

Boost Your Skills

Now is the perfect time to strengthen your skill set and qualifications. Review job descriptions by noting each required skill and experience. Do you have the full skill set? Are you missing some of the desired skills and qualifications?

There is a wealth of free online courses. We have curated several of our favorite resources to help you bolster your skills: MOOCs(Massive Open Online Courses), EdX classes(featuring free courses from MIT and Harvard), free Microsoft training and tutorials, and LinkedIn has a free 16 ccourse module for working from home. Check out the “Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls” course. Find more sites that offer online courses here.

Contact Career Development

The Heckman Center
Wahlstrom Library, 2nd floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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