Career Ready

Careers and Cupcakes Workshop

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Careers and Cupcakes Workshop

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Job Search Workshop

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Networking Event

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Speed Networking/Mock Interviewing Workshop

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Are YOU Career Ready?

What does life after William Paterson University look like for you? The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences created innovative programming to ensure our students are ready for life after they obtain their degree. As an undergraduate, you can become “career ready” with our Career Ready initiative by procuring these eight competencies, identified by The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers search for in candidates. Visit each competency to learn more about how to become Career Ready. 

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Over 200 employers rated the essential need for the “Career Readiness Competencies” in the Job Outlook 2018 survey provided by NACE. View the results here.

Additional Resources:

The Career Development Center is an office dedicated to helping William Paterson University students develop and transition into professionals in the working world.

The College offers online workshop video content presented by COHSS Career Development Liaison, Caitlin Giordano, on Job Search/Resumes and Interviewing. The videos are accessible at the following links:

Simply follow login instructions and WPUNJ username and password. 

The Pesce Family Mentor program is a great way to get connected with a mentor as an undergraduate student.

The College also offers access to for students interested in advancing their technological skills and working on their digital technology competency. is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members have access to a giant video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Email if you are interested in gaining access.

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