Looking to do research on major or career paths? AT CPD it is our mission to provide guidance and support for our students in the hunt for opportunistic internships and jobs. We offer many resources to all students, from one-on-ones with career counselors to info sessions with companies that visit campus.
We understand how busy zags are, so whether you’re passionate to enter a specific field of work or you’re a student whose options are endless, you can take CPD home and explore career paths in the comfort of your bed with our handy search engines!
If you want to investigate where you can take a major or practice professional skills, see the following sites:
Curious where to take a major? Check out this page! This online database is great for freshman or sophomores trying to nail down a major. If a major sounds interesting, look it up here and see where professionals have taken that area of study!
This online database screams “Zags Help Zags.” It serves as a great platform for mentoring and networking. Check out Zag alumni who have graduated with similar degrees or experiences, and learn about the career paths they’ve taken! On ZagsConnect students are welcome to message professional Zags and build professional connections within the Gonzaga community.
Looking for solid interview skills? Try out Interview Stream to practice your interview skills by video recording yourself answering a variety of questions. InterviewStream also allows you to watch interviews and score yourself using a provided rubric. Interviews are all about numbers, so get them in here!
If you’re looking to apply for work, check these out:
Handshake is a great place to start because each student has an account under Gonzaga. This means all information is pertinent to only GU students. On Handshake you can find out which employers are coming to Spokane, learn about events hosted by Career and Professional Development, set up one-on-one meetings with Career Counselors, reach out to other students, and see job postings that Handshake collects from multiple databases.
CareerShift is the #1 site for job searches. At CareerShift, you will find the companies, jobs and contacts to assist you in pursuiting career opportunities. Not only that, but CareerShift offers online tools and tips to help you stand out in the professional work place.
If you’re a free spirit, and can or want to go anywhere for work after graduation, then GoinGlobal is a great database for you! GoinGlobal provides employment and internship information for positions for 30 countries.
Gonzaga students are especially lucky to have free access to the entire GlassDoor site. With your GU I.D. and password, students can enter the career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. What sets GlassDoor apart is the “employee generated content” – anonymous salaries, company reviews from inside partners, interview questions, and more.
Visit our home CPD’s home website for other online resources such as Resume and Cover Letter tutorial videos.