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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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Undergraduates and undergraduate alumni can schedule one-on-one appointments with a career counselor in person at the CCC front desk, by phone at 206-281-2485, or on their Handshake account – click on the “Career Center” tab and then on “Appointments.”

Same day walk-ins for résumé and cover letter reviews are available from 3 – 5 p.m. each weekday. Simply stop by the CCC to sign-up for a 20-minute slot.

Meet with a Counselor at the Center for Career and Calling

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?

Explore Your Calling and Career

Find out how you can discern your calling, understand and articulate your strengths and interests, explore career options, and more.

Choose a Major

Learn to recognize common major myths, and decide on a major that’s just right for you.

Find a Job or Internship

Our resources will help you find opportunities and meet employers, from your first year at SPU until after graduation.

Get Hired

Effective résumés, cover letters, interviews, thank-you notes, business etiquette, interview skills — it all matters, and we can help.

Consider Graduate School

Use our online resources to get general advice, or make an appointment to have a professional career counselor edit your application materials.

Become a Mentor

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

Wednesday, April 10th 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Career Fair meets Networking Event.  Stop by Weter lounge to meet employers and alumni working in business and government.  Learn about their organization and find a job or internship!  Click here for a list of employers.  The most current list can be found on Handshake.  Check often since new employers are added daily. All students invited. 

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SPU Day of Giving - April 11

The inaugural Seattle Pacific Day of Giving is Thursday, April 11! You are invited to give to the areas that mean the most to you to help SPU reach its goal! If you value the work of the Center for Career and Calling, you can request your gift go to Vocational Discovery & Career Services.  So mark your calendar for Thursday, April 11.  You will have 24 hours to share the love and make a difference in the lives of future and current students. 

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Introducing Pathway U!

Use this science-based online career guidance tool (previously known as Jobzology) to predict your "fit" in a major and career that will bring joy, purpose, and meaning to your life.

Switchboard - ASK. OFFER. Connect with the SPU community.

Join SPU's new online community!

Introducing Switchboard - our new online community where you can go to connect and engage with the SPU network!

Conduct your job search, crowd source advice, seek out alumni for guidance, connect with other students, or find a Falcon to stay with when you're traveling the world.

Ask for what you need or offer what you have to share. It's that simple!