MISSION STATEMENT

The Creighton Career Center is committed to assisting students and alumni in exploring, developing and implementing career goals that reflect their unique roles in the world of work and their commitment to a life of service to others. 

 

STUDENT LEARNING GOALS
Students will have the ability to:

  • Explore major and career goals
  • Develop an understanding of the world of work
  • Implement career goals

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students will have the ability to complete these goals through the following assessable outcomes:

Clarify major and career goals through:

  • Identifying individual skills, values, and interests
  • Connecting personal attributes to major and career options

Demonstrate an understanding of the world of work through:

  • Effectively communicating in appropriate career-relevant correspondence
  • Utilizing resources and participating in opportunities

Implement career goals through:

  • Identifying next steps
  • Engaging in the application, networking, and interview process
  • Employing career development strategies

 

MAJOR EDUCATIONAL FUNCTIONS
Personal Discernment & Planning

  • Career Assessments & Counseling
  • Career & Major Exploration
  • Freshman Orientation: Introduction to the Career Center

Career Empowerment

  • Career Library (materials on occupations, industries, employment trends, corporate information, salary surveys and labor market information.)
  • Presentations, Seminars, and Workshops on Career Discernment and Values-Centered Work
  • Interviewing Tips and Practice Interviews
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing

Career & Volunteer Opportunities for Learning

  • Creighton Business Symposium (in association with the College of Business)
  • The NEXUS Non-Profit Internship Program
  • The Pre-Med Seminar Program & the EDGE program
  • Volunteer, Summer and Part-time Opportunities
  • Internship Programs in Collaboration with Academic Departments 

Career Coaching and Making Connections

  • Career Fairs (Fall and Spring)
  • Graduate & Professional School Information and Assistance 
  • Jobs4Jays (Online Internships, Full-time Career, and Part-time Job Listings available)
  • On-Campus Interviewing & Recruiting in the Creighton Career Center
  • Network Resources (Creighton University LinkedIn group, Nebraska College Career Services Association, the Jesuit Career Consortium, and the Big East Career Consortium)
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