Your professional development begins with the Davenport University Career Services Guide

The DU Career Services Guide and surrounding resources will give you the tools, knowledge and strategy necessary to be successful before, during and after your Davenport degree. 


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Career Guide sections

About Career Services

Explore Career Services, Handshake, DU Excellence System & ACES 100 and view a Career Planning Checklist.

Pick your career path

Utilize resources to help you choose your major and career path through decision-making research, benefits of participating in informational interviews, graduate school information and tips on submitting personal statements.

Gaining experience

Explore the different opportunities to gain real-world experience through internships, practicums, Prior Learning Assessment, student employment, study abroad and on-campus student organizations. 

Application documents

Need help creating a resume? No problem. Check out this section of the Career Guide. You'll find checklists, tips for resumes, Curriculum Vitae (CVs), cover letters, references and more.

Job search strategies

Searching for a job may seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Explore this section of the Career Guide to find the best platforms to job search and how to network on LinkedIn, Handshake or at Davenport's Career Fairs.

Interviewing & job offers

Develop skills and strategies to ace an interview. Learn how to evaluate job offers and negotiate salaries and utilize the budgeting worksheet.