Welcome Veterans!

We are excited that you have chosen Sacred Heart University to pursue your education.  The Center for Career & Professional Development has many new initiatives and resources to help you transition to the civilian workforce.  There are many employers who are looking for candidates just like you! Along with our targeted programming and career fairs, we also have a career advisor to assisting you throughout your professional endeavors!

The Center for Career & Professional Development is here to help you with:

    • One-on-One career coaching
    • Resume, cover letter, LinkedIn assistance 
    • Interview preparation
    • Job & Internship Search
    • Targeted programs/workshops – link to events page
    • Online job portal Handshake
    • And many more resources

Center for Career & Professional Development Services

The Center for Career & Professional Development assists the veteran population with:

  • Marketing military experience to the civilian job market
  • Utilize self-assessment and identify transferable skills to identify applicable career path
  • Identifying veteran friendly organizations, specifically those who typically tend to hire this population such as Enterprise, Travelers, Northwestern Mutual, Northwell Health etc.
  • Assist with the Job & Internship Search process including Resume & Cover Letter Reviews, Mock Interviews, Professional Etiquette, Attire, LinkedIn Development and Negotiation