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Career Planning Guide

Your personal, spiritual, and professional development is important to us in guiding you not only in your career, but also in discovering your God-given gifts, abilities and passions. Career Development’s mission is to equip and empower you to succeed and lead in your career to the glory of God!

Navigate your path from college to career

This guide recommends actions for each year of your college experience as you prepare for your future after UNW. Our Career Development coaches are here to assist you in personalizing your plan no matter where you are in your college timeline.


At Career Development it is our goal to assist you in personal discovery, exploring meaningful work, securing an internship, and preparing you for the workplace. We offer coaching, personal assessments, workshops, events, professional connections, and online resources.


  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Career Management
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency

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