*despite the restraints put in place by covid-19, grand view’s career center remains committed helping students and employers. we have utilized many virtual tools including handshake (online job platform), virtual drop-ins for students, and much more. we are still allowing in-person appointments to be scheduled. if you have any questions please contact email@example.com.
at grand view, we want you to find a career, not just a job. discovering your career path is about more than simply finding a job or internship. it’s about finding your own unique path, and we’re here to partner with you on your exploration and search.
whatever your next step, be it graduate school, your dream job, or just the first of many next steps, we are here to work with you to develop a career plan that’s right for you.
Finding Jobs & Connections
grand view university partners with handshake - a modern career development platform - to be a one-stop-shop for launching your career.
handshake offers new features, enabling you to:
- access personalized job recommendations based on your major and interests
- register for career fairs
- manage on-campus interviews with top companies
- search for careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities
disclaimer: the career center at grand view university maintains these job and internship listings as a service to students for their career development and job/internship search efforts. the announcements posted here do not represent an endorsement or recommendation from the career center staff or the university. it is the responsibility of each applicant to research the integrity of an employer and use caution and common sense when contacting, interviewing or accepting a job or internship.
research is key!
researching an employer is one of the most important steps in the job search process. by putting on your detective hat and investigating potential employers, you’ll discover details about the employer that will better prepare you for any interview and determine if that employer is the right fit for you.
check out the common sites to help you get started:
your internship is an important component of your grand view education. not only do internships give you the practical, real-world experience employers want, they also often lead to full-time jobs after graduation.
at grand view, you'll have many opportunities to get acquainted first-hand with what it will be like to work in a chosen field. most majors offer or require at least one internship, practicum, clinical, or other job-related experience before graduation.
learn more about internship planning
networking is key to locating jobs and advancing in your career.
use these tips below to build your network and land your dream job:
- actively engage in your classes. professors have tons of connections, from colleagues in the field to former students, making them a valuable resource during your job search and job reference.
- talk to family, friends, faculty, recent graduates and use networks like linkedin to get your foot in the door.
- take advantage of networking and volunteer events on campus or in your community.
- connect with employers on social media.
the best job boards and job search engine sites have search tools that are quick and easy to use, but where to start?
you can maximize your online job search with the following top-rated search engine job boards:
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director of the career center
assistant director of the career center