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Outstanding Career Opportunities and Professional Development

Success in the working world often depends on professional development as much as academic preparation. That’s why the Fox School of Business includes a dynamic professional development component in its undergraduate curriculum.

Offering far more than resume writing and interviewing tips, the full-time staff members in the school’s Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) help students improve their career skills such as professionalism, business etiquette and ethics. This approach greatly increases the marketability of Fox School graduates.

Firms partner with the Center to offer resume critiques and mock interviews with professional recruiters, giving Fox students a chance to experience a corporate interview and know what to expect when it comes time to do it for real.

In 2012, 93 percent of students utilizing CSPD resources reported receiving full-time job offers.

Preparation and Professional Polish

Those are some of the qualities employers look for in a business school graduate. Many employers comment that they consistently find those characteristics in Fox School students, and they call it the “Fox difference.” This difference is no accident. The Fox School prepares its students for success by integrating professional development into a multi-year curriculum that empha – sizes professionalism, business etiquette and ethics.

This blend of real-world skills — combined with superior academic preparation — is one reason Fox graduates are recognized throughout the region and around the world for their ability to hit the ground running in their chosen careers.

Services offered by CSPD include:

  • Resume development and critique workshops
  • Mock interview sessions with CSPD professionals and corporate recruiters
  • A Professional Development Strategies course
  • On-campus networking and interview sessions
  • State-of-the-art interview rooms