Center for Professional Pathways

How does the investment in a W&J College education help you take the lead in your career? You can integrate your academic and intellectual pursuits with your career ambitions and prepare early for life after graduation. The Office of Career Services provides active and continuous career development and facilitates your connection to alumni mentors that will help you identify your career path and map your way.

Career Path Planning from Day One

Career development begins during your freshman year as you explore your passions and develop your skills and interests in courses and activities. It's never too early to schedule an appointment with career services and attend workshops or information sessions. Creating a resume during your freshman year prepares you for rest of your time at W&J College.


At the Office of Career Services you have access to these services:

  • Job search preparation
  • Online presence curation
  • Career assessment tools
  • One-on-one career counseling
  • Career library
  • Internships
  • Graduate school assistance
  • Job and internship fairs
  • On-campus recruitment
  • Workshops for resume writing, job searching, interviewing, networking, and more
  • Numerous online resources

Graduate Outcomes

In the Office of Career Services, we regularly hear feedback from employers about our talented and prepared graduates. When you're a graduate of W&J College, you're a competitive candidate for employment and graduate study.

  • 81% of students complete an internship or other professional experience
  • 95% of students accept employment offers or are accepted into graduate school. Another 5% choose both: accepting employment and continuing their academic studies.


Handshake, a career management platform, connects students and employers. W&J College partners with Handshake so that students can locate the best job and internship opportunites for their career path at over 300,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies.

For Students

Create an account and take the lead to find amazing internships and jobs. So you can get right to the good stuff, your basic information has already been added to your profile. To get started in Handshake, all you need to do is claim your account.

For Employers

If you're looking for the best new talent and graduates who are well prepared for the opportunities you have, you'll find the best candidates come from W&J College. Register with us to post your full-time, part-time, internship, seasonal, or freelance opportunities. Once you register, the Office of Career Service will review your registration. After you're approved, you can start connecting with our students.

Work Study

W&J College participates in the Federal Work Study program which provides funding for campus jobs for undergraduates with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. If you are ineligble for Federal Work Study, the W&J College Work Study employment program provides opportunities for employment. Combined, these work study programs offer approximately 600 positions in more than 50 departments as well as job opportunities within the community.