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Career services for students

Start career planning early

Set yourself up for success – work on your career early and often throughout your degree program. We’ll help you build a career plan to keep you on the right path. You’ll update your plan throughout your education, and we’ll show you how to connect with mentors and experts in your chosen field. We’ll even show you how to be more marketable as you get ready to apply for jobs.

Identify your career goals

Take steps to clarify your career goals:

  1. Brainstorm a list of what you want more or less of in a job.
  2. Use My Next Move or Career OneStop to create a list of job titles that are interesting to you. Focus on education requirements and typical job duties.
  3. Compare the lists from step 1 and step 2 to eliminate jobs that no longer align with your goals. Your new list will help provide ideas about how to refine your career objectives.

Use our resources to market yourself

The Career Center supports you from day one. From resumes and LinkedIn profiles to interview practice and networking, we can help you develop your best professional self. Join a community that’s as committed to your success as you are.

How do I prepare to pursue my future career?

​Making smart moves to build your personal brand now will pay off for years to come. We can help you make your resume and LinkedIn profile shine. And our career identity groups offer a support community, networking and industry-related resources and organizations.

How will Strayer support my efforts to change careers?

We’ll help you show employers how your degree, skills and work experience align to the job you’re interviewing for, and you can use our Interview Prep Tool to practice.

Want more career help?
Go with Strayer Start.

Get access to our career resources. Plus, you can take no-cost college-level courses through our affiliate, Sophia Learning. Get support along the way and earn credit hours accepted by Strayer – before you enroll. Sign up today for one of two Sophia course bundles.

Communication at Work + Introduction to Sociology

Learn the methods of workplace communication. Then survey sociology principles and theories. Study cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education and more.

Communication at Work + Introduction to Psychology

Learn the methods of workplace communication. Then explore psychology principles and scientific methods. Study learning and memory, child and lifespan development, personality and more.

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Take charge of tuition planning

  • How do I estimate the cost of my degree?
  • How can I reduce my total tuition?
  • How can I pay for college? 
Get funding facts
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Kick-start your application

  • Review requirements and apply online
  • Access the admissions portal
  • Speak with an academic advisor
Prepare to apply