CDE 110: Career Development
CDE 110 is a Quincy University course designed to help students declare a major or find a future career. This two-credit course is designed to help students clarify career and academic goals and is recommended for freshmen and sophomore students. Through interest inventories and in-class activities students will gain a better understanding of which major and career choices might be best for them. Students are graded on in-class activities and written work. Each participant will receive individual evaluation and consultation. Talk to your academic advisor to see if CDE 110 is right for you.
CDE 120: Career Planning
CDE 120 is a Quincy University course designed to help students enhance those skills necessary in conducting a successful job search. This two-credit hour course covers topics including resume writing, networking, interviewing and job search strategies and is open to junior and senior students. Grades will be determined based on class participation and written assignments. Students who have taken Career Development may still enroll in Career Planning.
Career Services Weekly Newsletter
Resume Writing and Interview Skills Workshops
This event, hosted by Career Services and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) student organization, is designed to assist students in their networking skills. Students have the opportunity to meet and give their "elevator pitch" to company representatives. The evening begins with a short mixer followed by the networking event. This event has led to student internship and full-time professional opportunities.
Etiquette Dinner and Fashion Show
Ever wonder which fork to use? At the last etiquette dinner and business fashion show over 80 students learned how to eat in a professional setting. Following the dinner, students modeled current fashions while faculty provided a demonstration of what not to wear.
A variety of inteview opportunities are offered each semester ranging from company and school district on-site interviews to "mock" interviews conducted by local alumni and friends.