Virtual Student Services
UB Career Development recognizes the challenges of being away from campus and out of your normal routine. Despite being remote, we are here to support you. We are still providing many of our regular services, including career coaching appointments, virtually. We miss talking with you in-person each day and wish you good health and success in the weeks ahead.
UB Career Development Mission
Develop students’ professional career exploration knowledge and skill set
Connect students to career opportunities
Influence the University of Bridgeport’s reputation through industry outreach and action
Advantage the University of Bridgeport and our students through employer strategic partnerships
Member of NACE, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, a leading source of information on the employment of the college educated. UB Career Development utilizes NACE membership to forecast hiring and trends in the job market, track starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, best practices and outcomes.
Member of NCDA, the National Career Development Association, a Division of the American Counseling Association (ACA) that provides professional development, publications, standards, and advocacy to practitioners and educators who inspire and empower individuals to achieve their career and life goals.
- 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 for 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.
RECRUIT WITH UB! If you are seeking qualified candidates for your next professional opportunity, UB can help you find the best talent! We have students/graduates from a variety of majors to suit the needs of many diverse industries. As the 10th most racially diverse college in the U.S., our students bring a global edge to any workplace.
The Career Development Center offers an online job posting system where you can post an unlimited number of full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities free of charge. Visit Purple Briefcase to post your position today!
Questions regarding recruitment? Contact the Center for Career Development at (203) 576-4466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.