Graduate Students

Welcome from Career Design and Development Executive Director

A warm welcome to our graduate students from Career Design and Development! Here you will find access to a wide range of resources especially useful for our graduate students across academic programs.

Career Exploration

Resumes & CVs

Interviewing,  Job Search Resources, Professional Skill-Building

Interactive Resume and Cover Letter Clinics and On-Site Career Fairs

Planning to be on campus?

  • Every semester we offer hands-on sessions facilitated by professional career counselors and staff from the University’s Writing Center and Wolfgram Library to help you create and edit documents for job or internship applications.
  • Clinics are scheduled late afternoons and early evenings to accommodate the schedules of both students and working professionals.  Watch your email and Handshake for upcoming clinics. Additionally, our clinics and workshops have been converted to a virtual format.
  • Our office also plans and coordinates several discipline-specific career fairs each year, including Business and Accounting, Engineering, Physical Therapy and Social Design and Development.  Watch your email and Handshake for the latest information.

Above all, we are committed to your success.  Please contact our office at careers@widener.edu if we may assist you further or if you have recommendations for additional career topics.

With Widener Pride,
Janet R. Long, Ed.D.
Executive Director of Career Design and Development


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Career Design and Development Access Policy for Graduate & Extended Learning Students

Graduate Students

Students enrolled in either a full-time, cohort-based program (for example, the Physical Therapy (DPT) or Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) programs) or a part-time graduate study program offered on the University’s Main Campus may schedule one 30-minute individual career counselor appointment per semester based on availability, either by phone or in person. Students may also attend all on-campus Career Design and Development clinics, workshops, and career fairs and may utilize online resources found on this website. Early-evening office hours are available, remote or in person, twice monthly to accommodate student schedules.
Students enrolled in an entirely online degree may utilize online resources found on this website. A list of programs included within this category can be found at
http://www.widener.edu/academics/online_programs.aspx

Extended Learning Students

Students enrolled in an Extended Learning program on the University’s Main Campus with a minimum of 3 credits per semester may schedule one 30-minute individual counselor appointment per semester based on availability, either by phone or in person. Students may also attend all on-campus Career Design and Development clinics, workshops, and career fairs and utilize online resources found on this website.
Students enrolled in an off-campus program (for example, the Widener-Crozer Allied Health Partnership) may utilize online resources found on this website.