UB 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.
Student Leadership Development
UB offers several opportunities for students to explore and develop their leadership potential. The University believes that:
- Leadership is a process by which individuals and groups work toward positive change.
- Individuals must know themselves and act in a way that is consistent with their values in order to be an effective leader.
- Anyone can be a leader, regardless of position or role.
- Leadership is demonstrated in different ways, depending on the individual and situation.
Welcome to The Center for Career Development at the University of Bridgeport!
College can prove to be an overwhelming time for students, however, we here at the Center for Career Development have worked hard to make at least one aspect of this transition a bit easier, and that’s career planning. To support students on all fronts, we’ve provided several additional resources for:
Online Services Include
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.
Purple Briefcase 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 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.