Our office is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 4:30pm 

To meet with a member of our staff please schedule an appointment by contacting the Main Office at 973-720-3291 or by visiting Handshake. 


Student Center 301,
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973.720.3291
Fax: 973.720.2074

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WP Career Center 

From exploring majors to career coaching and internships, the Career Development Center is the first stop on your journey to career success. We offer students and alumni a full suite of services that help you prepare for the next step—and every step beyond.

Get Career Ready

Our goal is to help all students become career-ready and meet all students exactly where they are in their career journey.  We support all undergraduate and graduate students by providing a wide range of career services and resources aimed at helping all students become workforce-ready.

                                                                             Our Mission 

We take a student-centered approach focusing on customized connections and a community model that educates and engages all WP students.

Our Mission is to provide all students equitable access to innovative career education grounded in best practices and develop partnerships to create opportunities and connections that support student success and will enhance the social mobility of  William Paterson University students and alumni. 

 Our Services 

Individual Career Coaching   Job & Internship Search Assistance   Resume & Cover Letter Reviews 
Major Exploration & Career Assessments   Community-Based Federal Work Study   On-Campus Job Search 
Pesce Family Mentoring Institute   LinkedIn & Networking   Employer & Campus Recruitment 
Professional Clothing Closet   Career Prep Events & Workshops   Class Presentations 

Focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Career Development places equity, diversity, and inclusion at the forefront of our mission. We are dedicated to ensuring all students’ experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are respected, recognized, and integrated into our career programming, resources, and education.  

William Paterson University celebrates the diversity of our campus and our commitment to learn from each other. A commitment to diversity is one of the University’s core values. William Paterson is one of the most diverse colleges and universities in New Jersey; approximately 60 percent of the student body are students of color. Since 2015, the University has been designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), with more than 30 percent of current students claiming Hispanic heritage.