The CPDC is eager to provide you with tools to effectively manage your career exploration, planning, and decision making. We always recommend scheduling an appointment with a professional career coach who can help you create a customized career plan that is unique to your needs and interests. Some key highlights on our website include:
Four Year Career Plan – identify where you currently are in the career planning cycle and what steps you need to take to get closer to achieving your goals.
Choose a Major - information about choosing a major, self-assesments, and a look at possible career paths.
Explore Career Options - information on possible career fields based on academic interests, career paths of Messiah alumni, etc.
Networking Opportunities - this helpful section, located on the top toolbar, not only explains the many benefits of networking, but also provides links to the Messiah College Professional Network on LinkedIn.
Job Search Resources – information on resume writing, interviewing prep, job searching, our exclusive job and internship search portal, "Handshake," and salary information.
Job Search Tips - this link contains valuable information to help you with your job search including personal branding, informational interviewing, and networking.
Grad School Planning – our grad school guide, links to graduate programs, and information on graduate testing.
Popular Handouts & Guides – our most frequently requested guides on topics such as choosing a major, resumes & cover letters, interviews, job searching, and graduate school.