Career Development and Experiential Learning Center

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The Career Development Center at FPU is your Premier Resource

Our purpose is to equip you to discover your calling and empower you to use your strengths and fulfill God’s plan for you. Our services are available to all Students and Alumni! Check out the services we offer below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the Career Development Center’s most frequently asked questions here.

Career Development  Center Events

View information on mock interviews, networking events, Resume Blitz, etc.

Career Resources Library

Visit our Resources Library for career exploration and planning, information on connecting majors to careers, free “Take One" section to assist you in your career search, graduate school directories, information on starting up your own business, etc.

Career Assessments

Career assessments identify your strongest interests, strengths and God–given abilities and can help you choose a major or change careers.

Career Exploration & Planning

You can gather information about a thousand potential careers from our online and resources libraries. Counselors can also help you explore your career options and help you plan your career strategy.

Are You Career Ready?

Take a career readiness assessment and learn what you can do to develop all eight of the competencies necessary to succeed in today’s job market.

What Can I Do with My Major?

Find out what careers you can do with your degree, where you can work, and strategies to get there.

Career Workshops

Topics Include: Resume & Cover Letter Writing, Interview Strategies, Job Search Techniques, Interview Tips, Networking, and much more.

Resumes & Cover Letters

We can provide you with resources and assist with creating a resume and cover letter or critiquing one you already have.


Internship opportunities are available. Employers seek graduates with related experience.

Volunteer Resources

Most employers expect college graduates to have experience some ideas for finding a volunteer opportunity in your local area as well as opportunities nationally and abroad.

Interview Preparation

Use our subscription to Big Interview to learn and practice interviewing skills and schedule a practice (mock) interview with a Career Counselor.

Job Search Strategies

Learn strategies to finding part-time and full-time work.


Networking helps you gain inside information, receive job search advice in your field of interest, receive tips on your job hunting tools and obtain names of contacts for informational interviews/possible employment. Learn the steps to networking so you can become an expert networker and connector.

LinkedIn: Social Media Networking

LinkedIn is the number one social network used by recruiters to fill positions. If you have time for only one social network for your job search, LinkedIn is the one you should use. Contact the Career Development Center to help critique your profile.

Job Listings

Apply online for jobs on College Central Network and other various job listing websites.

Graduate School Resources

Continuing your education? Information is available to help you develop a plan for graduate school admissions.

Degree Completion & Online Students

Depending on what center you are attending can mean that the FPU main campus can be quite a distance away making it hard to schedule a face-to-face appointment. The Career Development Center also offers phone and email appointments. Email to schedule an appointment.

International Students

Working in the USA requires systematic preparation. The information presented here can serve as a guide to get you started in the right direction.

Student Athletes

Need help creating, critiquing or adding to a current resume? Make an appointment with a Career Counselor to help assist you. Be sure to upload your resume to Athlete Network to help build your network and make great professional connections with other athletes.

Student Veterans

The transition from the military to college and civilian life can have different challenges than for traditional college students. Here, you will find useful job search information specifically for veterans.

Students with Disabilities

The added attention to coursework and other commitments students with disabilities encounter can interfere with their career development. Here, you will find helpful career development resources specifically for students with disabilities.