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UB’s comprehensive career counseling and resource center

Dedicated to empowering students as active participants in their own academic, professional, and career development.

UB’s Center for Career Development embraces the philosophy that career development is about acquiring the professional skills necessary to manage one’s career at any point along the continuum. We view our services as an integral educational component of the students’ academic program. Our services are geared toward preparing students to successfully assess themselves, research career options, acquire relevant work skills, and use effective tools as they transition to productive academic endeavors and satisfying employment.

Through career exploration and experiential opportunities, students are challenged to expand their knowledge of themselves and the world of work in a dynamic, global community. Career Development is a lifelong and multi-dimensional process filled with choices and adjustments.


We offer resources for:


Online services include:


Optimal Resume

Use Optimal Resume to build your customized resume using templates of a variety of styles, and then submit your resume to their Online Review Center for professional feedback.

 

UB Jobnet

UBJobnet is UB’s internal job portal which houses internships as well as part-time and full-time positions posted by local and national employers. Students and alumni can search jobs/internships and submit their resumes online. Additionally, you’ll have the ability to search and register for career-related events.

 

Focus2

Focus2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making and action planning in one comprehensive product. Focus2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help you select majors, make informed career decisions and take action.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • The Center for Career Development

  • Garden Level 119, Wahlstrom Library
    (Next to the Registrar’s Office)
    126 Park Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4466

  • careercenter@bridgeport.edu

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sep
5
Wed
JOB SHADOW PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION @ Discovery Pavillion
Sep 5 @ 12:30 pm

Join the Career Development team to learn how to sign up for job shadowing opportunities that could lead to internships and careers. Open to all Undergraduate Students.

Sep
18
Tue
RESUME WORKSHOP @ Discovery Pavillion
Sep 18 @ 12:30 pm

Come work on your resumes in an interactive setting with the help of the Career Development team!

Sep
24
Mon
LINKEDIN WORKSHOP @ Discovery Pavillion
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm

Are you LinkedIn? Come learn how to sign up for and create your profile. This is where you can market yourself and do a lot of networking which will help with jobs and internships.

Sep
26
Wed
JOB & INTERNSHIP SEARCH WORKSHOPS @ Discovery Pavillion
Sep 26 @ 12:30 pm

Learn how to efficiently search for jobs and internships in your desired field. You will get a better understanding of how the job search process works, an ideal timeline to use, and opportunities Career Development has for you!

Sep
27
Thu
LINKEDIN PHOTOSHOOT @ Student Center Lobby
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Having a professional photo on your LinkedIn is extremely important. All students and staff are welcome to stop by our photoshoot and have a FREE professional headshot taken.

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