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Career Exploration and Development

  • The Career Exploration and Development team helps students connect their coursework with career possibilities through advising, outreach, professional events, internships, and other experiences. Through partnerships with university colleagues, alumni, and employers, the department is committed to helping develop students into career-ready professionals.

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    COVID-19 Response 

    The Career team is here for you. We offer virtual and in-person meetings at this time. We are also working on virtual and socially distanced programming for the academic year. Be sure to keep us on your radar, follow the Events calendar on Handshake and our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for details, email with questions, and... Stay safe!

    How's your Handshake?

    We offer Handshake as a way for students and alumni to connect with internship and job opportunities near and far! Gannon students have accounts already created, so just "sign in" and begin exploring. Job seekers should visit to set up their professional profiles and explore the possibilities! 

    • Recruiters or alumni looking to hire Gannon talent can find Gannon University listed in the college and university pool on Handshake


    • Are you career-ready? What could you do in the short and long-term to build confidence and a plan for success?
    • The Career team has online resources and personal support to help you reach the next step in your career preparation
    • Look to the Students menu option on this page for more information


    • Interested in hiring Gannon talent? With a variety of academic programs and professional interests, you'll likely find that our students would be a positive addition to your workplace
    • Look to the Employers menu option on this page for more information


    • Are you hoping to learn more about ways we can work together? Do you have questions about career resources and support for your students?
    • Look to the Faculty/Staff menu option on this page for more information


    • Are you hoping to reconnect? Are you in need of individual career support? Would you like to advertise jobs and internships within the Gannon community? 
    • Look to the Alumni menu option on this page for more information

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