For Students and Alumni

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All current students and alumni of the McNichols Campus have access to the career development resources offered by the Center for Career & Professional Development. 

You are invited to connect to CCPD during any stage of your career planning process. We encourage you to explore all of the resources and online tools available to guide you in obtaining your career goals.

Center for Career & Professional Development Services:

Individual Student Appointments

appointment icon Schedule an appointment with a CCPD career advisor by logging into your Handshake account. Select the “Book an Appointment with CCPD Staff” button on the right of the screen.


Employer Recruiting & Info Sessions

recruitment icon Meet with representatives from national and regional corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies when they visit campus to provide information, interview or recruit students.

Career Fairs

career fair icon Network with local, regional and national employers during our annual Fall & Spring Career Fairs.

Professional Clothing Closet

closet icon Choose from a large selection of gently used men’s and women’s clothes for networking or interview opportunities. The closet is open to all current Detroit Mercy students and alumni.

Career Development Workshops

guy running up steps icon Attend workshops designed to assist in understanding the career development process. Topics include career readiness competencies, job searching, networking and interviewing skills, plus many more

Jesuit University Reciprocity*

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Contact our office and we will submit a formal request on your behalf to other Jesuit universities' career centers asking them to serve you while you prepare to reside in their geographical area.

*students only

Online Resources

Focus2 logo Identify your career personality, goals and interest


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Big Interview logo Practice your interview skills and gain valuable tips for your next interview

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