Free Resume Review for Undergraduate Students
*Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors*
Submit your application materials to our Resume DropBox to receive feedback within 3-5 business days.
**Graduate Students and Alumni**
You can also get your application materials reviewed by making an appointment with our office through Handshake.
Welcome to Career Development
Important COVID-19 Updates Accordion Closed
Our Career Development services are available virtually. To support the health of the NAU community and adhere to Center for Disease Control guidelines, please utilize our virtual options below to meet with us.
- Set up a virtual appointment: Get access to one-on-one help with a Career Professional by creating an appointment in Handshake.
- Email us: We can be reached at Career@nau.edu for inquiries about direct consultations, evolving resources, and assistance with navigating our site.
- Learn at your own pace: Access our online career lessons 24/7 by completing Career Steps.
Career Development is here to support you throughout the evolving pandemic situation. Check out our list of best practices and frequently asked questions for specific assistance related to programming, workshops or student employment. We are also available for direct consultation (see contact information above). Stay safe and well, Jacks!
NAU Fall Virtual Recruiting Experience (VRX)
Career Development is proud to invite students, employers and graduate colleges to connect during the Fall 2021 semester. The Virtual Recruiting Experience (VRX week) this semester will take place with one industry-specific fair each day during the week of October 4 – 8, 2021. Although individual fairs are organized by industry, students of all majors are invited to attend as they prepare for their Career step!
YOU MUST PRE- REGISTER AND BOOK TIMES TO SPEAK WITH EMPLOYERS
October 4 – 8, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, hosted virtually on Handshake.
Your career journey begins now
NAU Career Development empowers students and alumni to confidently navigate their careers as citizens of an evolving and global world. We achieve our mission through the following goals. You can also meet our team.
You are career
Your career journey lasts a lifetime, starting with your very first year at NAU. Career Development is committed to supporting you along the way!
Explore the resources below to find out just how Career can help you:
Who we are
Mission Accordion Open
To empower students and alumni to confidently navigate their careers as citizens of an evolving and global world.
Goals Accordion Closed
- Provide tools to develop a foundation of self-awareness including knowledge of one’s strengths, interests, and values.
- Coach others in the accumulation of identity capital through the deliberate process of selecting and reflecting on experiences in and out of the classroom.
- Serve as career development thought-leaders and innovators at NAU and beyond.
- Collaborate with multiple stake-holders to establish a culture of professionalism on campus.
- Facilitate relationships and create opportunities for employer and student interaction on and off campus.
- Connect students to alumni, parents, and members of the local community to strengthen opportunities for professional growth.
- Provide tools to facilitate the integration of career into curricular and co-curricular experiences.
Student Employment Mission Statement Accordion Closed
Student Employment applies student development theory, career development theory, and contemporary research to:
- Assist students in finding and securing employment that meets their goals and needs,
- Facilitate evidence-based professional development opportunities for current student employees to ensure their career-readiness upon graduation, and
- Provide on-campus employers with the guidance and tools needed to create meaningful experiences for student employees throughout the student employment life-cycle.
Check out our Career Progression Plan for ideas of what you can do each year at NAU to support your career journey.
These online lessons are self-paced online modules that cover over 30 different career related topics. Each Career Steps Lesson contains a self-enrollment BBLearn link and individual grading rubric.