Center for Career Development
The achievements of Holy Cross graduates across the spectrum of careers are a testimony to the value of a Holy Cross education in relation to professional and personal success. While the academic experience at Holy Cross develops knowledge, skills and habits that are crucial for career success, involvement in career development activities provides the time, space and access to opportunities to explore one’s interests, strengths and goals.
The staff of the Center for Career Development assist students in identifying and clarifying their career objectives, provide vehicles to explore careers and industries, teach skills and strategies for conducting a successful internship and job search, and provide resources for students to connect with employers who are hiring for internships and full-time jobs. Students are the drivers of and propel their own career development progress; all students are encouraged to engage with the Center for Career Development beginning in their first year and throughout their four years at Holy Cross.
The resources and programs offered by the Center include: individual career counseling, workshops, resume and cover letter critiques, mock interviews, career panels, alumni job shadowing, networking events, internship and job databases, on-campus recruiting, resume referral, career fairs, employer visits, and web resources. A database of Holy Cross graduates who have volunteered to serve as career advisors is also available to all students. The Center for Career Development administers the Crusader Internship Fund, meant to provide limited financial assistance for sophomores and juniors who secure unpaid internships. The Center is also a member of the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK (LACN), a consortium that provides additional internship and job opportunities and online career information for students.
Career Development services are available to all students. The Center is located in Hogan 203 and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the academic year. Summer hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.