Center for Career and Calling
The mission of SPU’s Center for Career and Calling is to equip SPU students and alumni with a deep understanding of themselves and their calling in order to launch meaningful careers.
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The CCC has professional career counselors, peer career advisors (PCAs), job and internship postings, events, classes, and more to help get you on your way to a promising future.
How Can We Help You?
Find out how you can discern your calling, understand and articulate your strengths and interests, explore career options, and more.
Learn to recognize common major myths, and decide on a major that’s just right for you.
Our resources will help you find opportunities and meet employers, from your first year at SPU until after graduation.
Effective résumés, cover letters, interviews, thank-you notes, business etiquette, interview skills — it all matters, and we can help.
Use our online resources to get general advice, or make an appointment to have a professional career counselor edit your application materials.
If you're a parent, an SPU alum, or a local businessperson, you can help SPU students and alumni by sharing your career experiences and expertise one-on-one.
Our Success Stories
As a reliability engineer for International Paper, Nathan Anderson ’15 spends his time in the field learning from technicians, engineers, and operators.
When Alison Brooks ’13 began her search for a job in event planning, she was expecting a formal process. What ensued was something quite different.
Sam Lee ’12 credits counselors from the Center for Career and Calling for encouraging him and giving him the resources necessary to succeed in business.
Giselle Gonzales ’14 has passport stamps from Central and South America, Africa, and Eastern and Central Europe — and is about to get a bunch more.
View all the stories
Summer SERVE Internship Grant applications due May 31!
The $1,000 SERVE internship grant is awarded to juniors and seniors working at unpaid, non-profit internships. This generous grant enables students to gain relevant job experience and skills, explore career and vocational interests, and begin to develop a network within the non-profit sector. Read the inspiring stories from previous SERVE Internship Grant recipients.
SERVE Internship Grant Application (PDF)
SPULink connects SPU students and alumni with employers, internship providers, and mentors. Find a job, post a job, find a mentor, be a mentor, register for events, and more.