Career Development Office Programs

The Career Development Office staff encourages students to take advantage of many career-related workshops and events offered at Xavier University.

Sampling of Programs

  • Career-Related Workshops:  Major Decision-Making, Resume & Cover Letter Development, Job/Internship Search, Marketing Leadership Skills, Networking, and many more

  • Career Fairs:  We offer two comprehensive (all majors) career fairs (fall and spring) and an Education Career Fair (spring).  Students can network with numerous employers regarding internship and full-time positions.  The Career Development Office also collaborates with the Dorothy Day Center for Faith & Justice to offer the Graduate Schools & Year of Service Fair for students considering year-of-service opportunities directly following graduation.

  • Mentor Program: Beginning their sophomore year, students can apply to the Mentor Program, where they are matched with a career professional who serves as their coach and guide along the journey from class to career.

  • Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner:  Over a four-course meal, students can practice dining etiquette presented by a professional etiquette consultant.  Students are also coached on how to build their professional network.

  • Resume Critiques & Mock Interviews by Employers:  Students can receive practical job search assistance from employers who regularly recruit on the Xavier campus.

  • Graduate School Programming:  Workshops include a variety of topics including timeline, how to research programs, general testing information (GRE, MCAT, etc), money matters, reasons to attend, and more.