Career Development Center

Welcome to the Career Development Center 

Welcome to the William Paterson Career Development Center.  The Career Development Center is the first stop on your journey to career success. We are a full-service career center that serves all students and alumni. We offer services that encourage all students to realize their full potential and pursue their professional goals.

Services for Students:

  • Major Exploration
  • Career Coaching
  • Job and Internships Coaching 
  • Career Programming, Employer Recruiting 
  • Pesce Family Mentoring Institute 

Your Career Journey starts at the WP Career Career Center


Join our New Career Communities! 

The WP Career Center has launched our new Career Communities for Fall 2021!   Our Career Communities focus on interests and career paths rather than academic majors to help you cultivate your industry-specific skills, connections, and resources. Career Communities let you connect with alumni, employers, and other students who share a common interest with you.

The Career Community Advantage 

  • One-on-one Career Coaching with a dedicated Career Center Team Member
  • Connections to Alumni & Employers through events and resources
  • Events, panels, and programs to explore career options through career community programming
  • Online industry-specific resources to find internships, jobs, graduate programs and learn more about careers within the community

Join a Career Community on Handshake 

  • Students log into your Handshake Account and Update your Career Interests. Select one or multiple Career Communities. 
  • Joining your Career Community on Handshake you will receive custom communications with targeted jobs, internships and events related to your career interests. 

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For More information on career communities email us 

Career Center Toolbox

Utilize our career guide to create/update your resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile, or brush up on some conversational skills so you can ace your next internview.

Mission Statement

The Career Development Center educates students by providing career counseling, career coaching, job, internship and graduate school preparation as well as employment and mentoring connections.

The center works in collaboration with the University and community constituents to help students develop the professional skills need to achieve career success in a multi-cultural, global society.

Students are empowered to define and achieve their personal, academic and career goals.

Vision Statement

The Career Development Center will be recognized as a state-of-the-art career related resource for students, alumni, and employers providing comprehensive services to all University and community constituents.

Office Hours

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.

Contact Us

Meet the Staff 

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