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Career Services

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Pursue Your Professional Goals

Southwest Baptist University Career Services is dedicated to helping you explore potential vocations, prepare for your future and successfully transition into the professional world.

To help you investigate possible vocations, prepare for the professional realm, and achieve your goals, the Career Services office offers one-on-one assistance such as:

  • Individualized career counseling
  • Advice about potential career opportunities
  • Mock job interviews
  • Help with resumes, cover letters and the entire job search process
  • Assessments, such as the Holland Codes, to determine potential career options

Whether you are just getting started or are well on your way in the job-search process, set up an appointment with Career Services to take advantage of these and other great tools and resources.


Work alongside professionals in your field of study through internships. Take the knowledge you gain in the classroom and put it to work in the real world. Internships also often lead to employment opportunities after graduation.

Career Services and faculty in your area will help connect you with valuable internship experiences. Complete an internship in the local area during a fall or spring semester. During the summer, complete an internship anywhere in the world. Talk to your advisor or use the Handshake app to locate businesses hiring interns.

Career Fairs

Create contacts, network with potential employers and learn about job and internship opportunities at free regional career fairs hosted by SBU Career Services in partnership with other regional institutions.

Job Resources for Students

When it comes to searching for jobs, it’s all about knowing where to look. Career Services unlocks access to informative resources to help you prepare for your future, such as:

  • Handshake app β€” Find internships and careers from the top employers, tech start-ups, nonprofits, and more with free access to the Handshake app through SBU.
  • What Can I Do With This Major? β€” Find major-specific job postings, general information, preparation strategies, common career fields, professional associations, and more
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) β€” NACE provides access to salary information, hiring outlooks, and employment trends, as well as additional resources and job postings for students who create a NACE account.

Current students can access numerous job search and career preparation resources on the Career Services page of the MySBU portal.

Employers and Recruiters

Connect with SBU Bearcats alumni and current students! Post jobs and internships, schedule on-campus interviews, register for career events, host information sessions, and more through the Handshake app.

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