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Career Development Center – Faculty/Staff
Career Development Center

Faculty & Staff

The Career Development Center (CDC) is a centralized career services office serving SIUE students and alumni. The CDC helps students make the most of their education and prepare for a successful career. We offer a variety of services and resources designed to help students explore their options, discover their interests and get the experience they need to be successful after graduation.

Explore our resources to learn more about the CDC or contact us for assistance.

Our Services

In the CDC, we offer an array of services to help you achieve your career goals.

  • Career counseling and development

  • Career assessments (DWYA, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Campbell interest & Skill Survey, Self-Directed Search, Sokanu)

  • Cooperative education (co-op) and internships

  • Resumé development, critique and referral

  • Job-search strategies

  • Job listings on Cougar Jobline

  • Interview preparation and mock interviews

  • Career Resource Center

  • On-campus interviewing (OCI)

  • Employer research

  • Mock networking

CDC Fast Facts

  • In the last year:

    • Nearly 650 students earned over $3.2 million through co-ops and internships

    • 8,812 jobs were posted by employers through the CDC

    • 339 employers recruited SIUE students through on-campus career fairs last year

  • 90 percent of SIUE students secure jobs within six months of graduation

  • St. Louis is home to nine Fortune 500 companies
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