The College of Arts and Sciences Professional Development Program (CAS PDP) is a series of online modules, workshops, and career-related experiences to help students practice, polish, and perfect the professional skills necessary in securing internships, research experiences, entry into graduate and professional schools, and post-graduation jobs by closing the gap between student performance and employer expectations. The requirements for students are determined by the department in conjunction with Career Services.
- Cover Letter
- Career Exploration
- Introduction to Handshake
- Finding the Right Internship
- How to Handle, Criticism, Feedback, and Praise
- Graduate School Applications and Interviewing
- Professional Conduct
- Working a Job Fair
- Online Presence
- Salary Benefits and Job Offer Negotiations
- Personal Statements
- Elevator Speeches
- and more!
What Students are Saying
Crew Weunski '20
"It [the program] was extremely helpful in preparing for my internship and taught me skills to network and prepare for applying to grad schools"
Ines Nouafo '23
"This [program] will be helpful for first year students and also first generation students to help set them up for success"
Alana Okuley '22
"I feel that these programs of professional development were extremely beneficial in helping me to create a noticeable resume and cover letter. I have used these services many times and plan to utilize them in the future as well. Feedback is always constructive."
Career Services | Student Resources
Career Services' Student Resources page can help you explore careers related to your major, search for internships, and find a job! Call: 216.397.4237 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit: in Grasselli Library