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Career Readiness Certificate for Student Employees

Regardless of your major, employers expect you to be able to articulate eight career readiness competencies: 

  • Critical thinking/problem solving
  • Oral/written communication
  • Teamwork/collaboration
  • Technology application/digital technology
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism/work ethic
  • Career management
  • Global/intercultural fluency 

The career readiness certification program will prepare you to communicate your transferable skills to potential employers.  The program includes:

  1. An interactive workshop introducing the concept of career readiness competencies and practicing identifying and articulating competencies gained through student employment.  Email Ewa.L.Urban@wmich.edu to schedule a workshop.
  2. Online modules on career readiness competencies. Contact Ewa.L.Urban@wmich.edu to receive a code for the modules.
  3. Resume critique to ensure your resume appropriately reflects your career readiness competencies.
  4. Practice interview with an employer, a career development professional, or online with Big Interview: wmich.biginterview.com.

Contact us today to get started!