Career Development Skills

It is important to develop key skills essential to a successful job search. The Career Center has a comprehensive variety of resources to help you develop a strategy to meet your career goals.


Resources to make your resume and cover letter as effective as possible.


Find out more information on how to create the best portfolio of your work.

Networking & Outreach

Tips and information on how to network effectively.

Search Skills

Find out how to hone your job search skills with workshops, information sessions, career advising, and other resources at the Career Center.


Tips, resources, mock interviews, and workshops to help you get ready for interviews.

Internships, Stipends for Internships, and Academic Credit

Learn why internships are important, and how to apply for stipends or academic credit.

Engineering Cooperative (co-op) Program

The Engineering Cooperative (co-op) Program offers a unique opportunity to gain in-depth engineering experience prior to graduation. 

Referrals and Recommendations

Manage your recommendation files for graduate school and professional opportunities.

Offers and Decisions

Find out how to help organize your thoughts and priorities when deciding on a job.

Four Year Plan

See what steps you should take during each year of your term at Washington University to take advantage of the resources the Career Center has to offer.