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Our Services

Career Services provides complimentary services to current Vanguard University students and alumni. Here's an overview of our services:

Career Advising

Career Services offers free one-on-one individualized career advising to current Vanguard University students from undergraduate, graduate and professional studies programs, and all Lion alumni. Wherever you are in the career development process, we will be by your side. We invite you to schedule an appointment to develop a personalized plan.

Appointment Topics Offered:

    • Resume Review
    • Cover Letter Review
    • Mock Interview
    • Job and Internship Search
    • Graduate School Applications
    • Assessment Results
    • Career Direction and Planning
    • Choosing a Major
    • Personal Statement Review
    • LinkedIn Profile Review

Resources, Guides, and Handouts

Assessments

Learning about your personality type, career interests, work values, skills, and strengths will help you make better-informed career choices. Career Services offers various assessments with individualized interpretation and counseling.

MyPlan Assessment Instructions

Once you’ve taken these assessments, schedule an appointment with Career Services. We’ll go over your results and help you discover how your assessment results play into a potential career!

Resumes

Cover Letter

Interviewing

Networking

What Can I Do With This Major?

The What Can I Do With This Major? resource offer an overview of academic majors along with examples of career fields, industries, and tips, and links to help you research future opportunities.

Career Direction

Graduate School

Events and Programs

Career Mentoring Program

Participate in a semester-long mentorship program with an industry professional.

Career Mentor Form

Job + Internship Fair

Save the Date: THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018

You are not required to pre-register for this event.

Be PREPARED & STANDOUT!

Camp + Ministry Fair

DATE: Thursday, February 1st

TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm

LOCATION: Heath Lawn

For a list of hiring camp and ministries click here.

Questions?: Email careerservices@vanguard.edu

Graduate School + Seminary Fair

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 10AM - 2PM: VETERAN'S COURTYARD

This is a great opportunity to hear from different Graduate School Programs and find the one that's right for you!

Click Here For a List of Participating Graduate Schools + Seminaries

Graduate School Preparation Workshops

Bring your lunch and join us for one or all of the below workshops to help you prepare for graduate school.

PATHWAY TO GRADUATE SCHOOL

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 12-1PM: PRICE ROOM
  • LEARN NEED TO KNOW TIPS, COMMON MISTAKES, AND TIMELINE IN APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

PERSONAL STATEMENT

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 12-1PM: PRICE ROOM
  • LEARN HOW TO WRITE AN OUTSTANDING PERSONAL STATEMENT ESSAY FOR YOUR GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION.

GRE SAMPLE CLASS

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 12-1PM: PRICE ROOM
  • LEARN STRATEGIES TO RAISE YOUR GRE SCORE.


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Contact Us

Scott Academic Center, 2nd Floor

Careerservices@vanguard.edu

714.619.6474

Schedule An Appointment

  • Log into LionsLink to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor. Once logged in, click on "Request a Counseling Appointment" and follow the prompts.
  • Walk-In Hours are offered on Wednesdays from 9AM-12PM. PLEASE NOTE Walk-In Hours will not be offered during Summer break.