Resources for Current Undergraduate Students
At the Center for Career and Calling, our mission is to equip students with a deep understanding of themselves and their calling in order to launch meaningful careers. We offer a host of resources and services that will guide you through your career journey — from choosing a major to landing your dream job.
students think a college career center is a place to visit during the last
quarter of their senior year. Students who understand the importance of
starting early and visiting at various stages of their college experience will
develop a solid career framework that will make their time at SPU more exciting
We can help you with:
Our services include:
Our career counselors are
available to help you through the various steps of figuring out what you want
to do with your life, finding a job or internship, and embarking on a career. Contact us to schedule an appointment or
come to a brief “walk-in” to meet with a peer career advisor.
Talk to a career
counselor to see if an online career assessment might be useful in your
discernment process. We have several tools that
can help you clarify your interests, strengths, values, and personal
preferences and suggest career areas for further investigation.
We offer several one- or two-credit classes taught by career
professionals designed to help you explore and create your professional journey
while at SPU:
Your Vocation. Explore important
questions about who you are and how to sense God’s call on your life. Learn to
make good decisions by listening to what gives you a deep sense of meaning and
and Career Exploration. Identify your strengths, abilities, interests,
and vocational calling and explore majors and careers that might be a good fit.
Learn which key experiences to have as an undergraduate, and create a plan for
Internship and Career Strategies.
articulate your strengths and interests as you learn how to find and apply for
a rewarding internship experience that will further your professional
- College to Career Planning. Learn to network, write a powerful résumé and cover letter, create an
effective LinkedIn profile, search for a job or internship and prepare for
interviews as you get ready to transition
from SPU to the world of work.
The CCC offers a
variety of events to
provide career exploration opportunities and to help you develop your professional
skills. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter
for more information on:
- Career fairs
“Résumé Rescue” workshops
Log in (using your student username and password) to SPULink to search and apply for jobs,
internships, and volunteer opportunities.
You can also request
a mentor, find out about and register for upcoming career events, schedule
an on-campus interview, and utilize the career resource library.
We hope you take full advantage of the many resources,
services and opportunities the CCC has to offer, and we look forward to meeting
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment with a professional career counselor, visit us on the second floor of the Student Union Building or call 206-281-2485, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m..
Also, 15-minute walk-in appointments are available during the school year Monday–Friday, 3–5 p.m.
Make the Most of Your Breaks
Find out about upcoming events both on campus and in the community — including career and internship fairs, career meet-ups, employer panels, etiquette dinners, and more.