The Center for Career & Professional Development has gone virtual! Same services, same staff – new method of delivery! Check out our upcoming virtual events and/or to schedule an appointment by visiting Handshake. Additional information below!

Graduate Students

Welcome Graduate Students! Your Sacred Heart University Graduate Degree will further enhance your intellectual and personal development, while expanding the opportunities available to you. The Center for Career & Professional Development provides customized tools and resources to help navigate your professional path, while effectively marketing your experiences and background.  Whether you are seeking to advance professionally, transition careers, or simply further your education, the Center for Career & Professional Development is here to assist you along the way!

The Center for Career & Professional Development provides:

    • One-on-One career coaching
    • Resume, cover letter, LinkedIn assistance
    • Interview preparation
    • Job & Internship Search
    • Job Skill development
    • Specialized programming & panels- Check out our events here!
    • Industry specific career/internship fairs 
    • Online job portal Handshake
    • And many more resources!

*Be on the lookout for new customized webinars and virtual resources!

Event Recap: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in The Workplace

DE&I Flyer

The Center for Career and Professional Development hosted “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion In The Workplace” forum where alumni and company representatives gather for a meaningful conversation on the progress that has been made towards a more equitable work environment and …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development Helen Boyke
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Job Interview Questions, Answers, and Tips to Prepare

Blog 41

Do you have a job interview coming up? Are you prepared? The best way to get ready for an interview is to take the time to review the most common interview questions you will most likely be asked, along with …

By Keith Hassell
Keith Hassell Executive Director Keith Hassell
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7 tips for finding a new job during the coronavirus pandemic

Blog 40

Jobseekers for more than half a decade were used to having all the power in the U.S. labor market. That’s all been flipped upside down in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

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By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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(203) 371-7971

Linda E. McMahon Student Commons
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

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M 8:30am-6:00pm
T 8:30am-6:00pm
W 8:30am-6:00pm
TH 8:30am-6:00pm
F 8:30am-6:00pm