Career Resources

Western International University® (West) offers currently registered students and alumni complimentary resources that can assist you in developing your professional career. Whether you're looking for your first job or looking to change careers, West can connect you with results-driven professional tools available at your fingertips 24 hours a day. All services are self-serve from your login account; however, currently registered students, alumni, and employers can contact West's Career/Alumni Services Manager at laura.lee@west.edu for any questions or additional information.

CAREER EVENTS & WEBINARS

West offers complimentary online career development webinars, as well as live events, to present current career trends and relevant topics of interest for students and alumni. Click here to view on-demand webinars and event recordings.

ONE-ON-ONE CAREER COACHING RESOURCES

West offers our currently registered students and alumni a state-of-the art, online career development resource that provides innovative, one-on-one interaction to help you select and prepare for your next career opportunity while pursuing your education, and beyond. To succeed in today’s job market, it helps to have a knowledgeable partner on your side.

You'll work with a professional, credentialed Career Coach who can provide:

  • An initial 1-hour career planning session
  • Personal branding/social media strategies
  • Suggestions for majors, career fields, and job titles
  • Targeted career resources and strategies
  • Resume and interview skills assistance

Career Coaching resources are complimentary and can be accessed by logging in to your student or alumni website account.

OPTIMAL RESUMETM

West partners with OptimalResume.comTM to offer both currently registered students and alumni a secured web portal providing 24-hour access to innovative online resume technology. OptimalResume allows you to create resumes, letters, and eFolios. You can post these to a personal web page and receive feedback from your Career Coach, then send to potential employers. You'll also have access to real-world multimedia interview preparation tools. OptimalResume resources are complimentary and can be accessed by logging in to your student or alumni website account.

INTERNSHIPS.COMTM

West partners with Internships.comTM to offer currently registered students access to thousands of virtual and local internship and job opportunities across the United States. Once you have completed your Internships.com profile, you will be able to complete The Internship Predictor, a tool to help align your interests with professional opportunities. You can also receive custom job match alerts via email, mobile and social networks and upload your resume for potential employers. Intenships.com resources are complimentary and can be accessed by logging in to your student website account.

WEST ALUMNI CONNECTION

Joining the West Alumni Connection provides a forum for staying in touch with former classmates and remaining part of your alma mater long past graduation. While maximizing great contacts you made as a West student, you'll also meet fellow alumni with the potential to become invaluable professional or social contacts through the West Alumni Directory and Employer Network. Alumni resources are complimentary. Register now to stay connected to your West community.

OptimalResume.com is a trademark of OptimalResume.com.
Internships.com is a trademark of Internships.com.

 

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