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
Tools for Transition - July 16
The key to successful career transition is strategy and marketing. Blue Bridge Coaching offers a Tools for Transition workshop each month which gives job-seekers and career-changers all the tools they need to land work by sharpening their marketing communications, reaching out to their networks, and deepening their digital footprint in their target field.
The next workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 from 9am - 2pm at the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford. Click here for more information and registration.
What Can I Do With That Major?
View lists of jobs and vocations by major (PDFs):
See all major sheets
Is Graduate School for You?
Why graduate school? What types of graduate schools are there? When and how should you apply? How can you prepare for graduate school? View this presentation from SPU’s Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development.
Make the Most of Your Breaks
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.