Why Hire Widener

When our students graduate, they don’t just start their careers; they continue the work they’ve been doing all along. Through internships, our acclaimed co-op program, cutting-edge research, service learning, and other hands-on experiences, our students put their education into action. And our emphasis on communications, writing, problem solving, and other professional skills, equips them to thrive in any professional setting.

Ready for You

All that adds up to a workforce ready for you. Here at Widener, our professional staff, through our Office of Career Design and Development, builds purposeful relationships with employers, companies, and organizations so we can introduce leaders like you to these future industry trailblazers.

Recruit Here

We can help you recruit the talent you need and deserve. Connect with our students by:

  • Posting job, internship, or remote, project-based opportunities on Handshake, Parker Dewey, and QuadJobs.
  • Attending one of the virtual industry-specific career fairs or networking events we host.
  • Scheduling a virtual  or in-person interview day.
  • Scheduling a class visit or sponsoring a meeting for a student organization or club virtually or in-person.
  • Participating by Zoom as a mock interviewer during our Mock Madness event held every semester.
  • Becoming a Widener co-op employer or hiring an intern or extern.

Co-Op Information

Prospective Employer Welcome Letter
Employer Co-op Fact Sheet

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

Widener’s Office of Career Design and Development supports the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and embraces the motto: We’re All Widener. Our team strives to prepare diverse populations for career success with respect, mutual understanding, and unity. We expect all employers and organizations recruiting at Widener to share our common goal of creating inclusive opportunities for the future workforce.