Career & Leadership Development

We are here to guide and inspire students and alumni to thrive in career and professional development. A supportive staff with relevant resources, we coach, advise, and connect students with opportunities to help them build a meaningful career.

Shape Your Story

Career Development Mission

Our mission is to equip students and alumni to serve effectively in their professions to the glory of God.


Our vision is to create career communities and connections to provide career preparation and professional opportunities for all students.

What We Do

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.

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Want to make a difference? Use your gifts, experiences, and skills to serve as an intern in our community and world.

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Career Blogs

Numerous blog articles with career advice to help you settle on a career path and be ready for that first job.

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Career Communities

Industry-specific groups of alumni and professionals have volunteered to connect with UNW students.

Read Their Stories

Check out our current stories and events.


University of Northwestern and TruMotivate Partnership

UNW was selected to partner with Barna Research Group and TRUMOTIVATE to be the first Christian Higher Educational Institution to offer the TRUMOTIVATE Experience.

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