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» Welcome to the new Chapman Connect!

Welcome to the new high-tech, high-touch reality, Chapman Connect!

Chapman Connect is a personal & career development tool designed specifically for our students and alumni. Formerly Panther Connect, this new platform is  streamlined, intuitive, and customizable to meet your unique needs. Chapman Connect provides you with exclusive access to job & internship postings, career & networking events, and resources. You can manage contacts, schedule career coaching appointments, practice interviewing skills, and track your path to success right from your phone. 

The Career Development Center is proud to unveil this new and more powerful career resource. Chapman Connect has an exciting fresh look, more powerful tools, and more ways for you to connect with employers, alumni, and staff.  The power behind our new system is a cutting-edge career network powered by Purple Briefcase that is used by many universities and employers throughout the country. 

+ - Chapman Connect for Students/Alumni

To access your account:

  1. Click this link to Chapman Connect to open up the sign-in page.
  2. For your first time entering, click on New User.
  3. Select Chapman University from the pull down list, enter your name/email, and click Find Me.

*If your account was already loaded from our existing system, your account profile information will display and you can create a password.

Whether you are a first year student or about to graduate, Chapman Connect is an important source of information, career-related events, and career exploration tools. Most importantly Chapman Connect is your main resource for internships, job opportunities, and other important career-related info. We encourage all students to visit the new site and get familiar with the new interface.

We look forward to a very exciting year with new tools and more ways to connect.  


For questions or if you experience technical difficulties, please contact the Career Development Center. 

We also hold short training sessions on how to best utilize Chapman Connect. If you are interested in these you can visit us during our  our Quick Question hours!

The Career Development Center is located in AF 303 and our general hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Quick Questions Hours take place in AF 303 as follows:

SUMMER HOURS:

  • Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

FALL/SPRING HOURS:

  • Monday: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.                                     
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.             
  • Thursday: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

You can use Quick Questions for internship questions, resume and cover letter critiques, job and internship search strategies, and so much more! First come, first served!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Career Development Center at (714) 997-6942 or career@chapman.edu.

+ - Chapman Connect for Employers

Welcome to Chapman Connect, Chapman University’s new platform for you to post jobs & internships, connect with applicants, and receive resumes. This guide will show you how to set up your new employer account so you can begin posting today.

  1. CREATE an Account: Navigate to: https://app.purplebriefcase.com/pb/Chapman. Select the FREE Account. Using the easy drop-down menus and boxes, enter your employer account details.
  2. CONFIRM EEO Standards: Accept the service agreements by checking the boxes at the end of the second page.
  3. CHOOSE the School: On the MY SCHOOLS page, do not select the school code box. Rather, select Chapman Connect Chapman University from the CA State drop-down menu below it.
  4. EXPLORE My Briefcase: Congratulations, your profile is active! You will need to wait for our email authorization before posting opportunities. Once authorized, you will be able use the menu of options below to add your jobs and receive applicants.

If you have questions, please review Purple Briefcase Support and FAQs, or contact the Career Development Center at career@chapman.edu.

Menu of Options:

My Briefcase – View all of your notifications and gain easy access to menu options

Company Profile – Create and edit your profile by selecting titles and choosing from a list of options

My Jobs – Manage, edit, or delete all of your posted jobs and internships

Add a Job – Quickly add or copy a job or internship posting by using the simple drop-down menus

Job Applicants – Receive applications and resumes

My Schools – Administer your connections to the schools that use Purple Briefcase

Students – Browse through potential candidates at the schools to which you are connected

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Career Development Center at (714) 997-6942 or career@chapman.edu.

+ - Chapman Connect for Staff/ Faculty

If you are a Chapman Staff or Faculty who is interested in opening an administrative Chapman Connect account, please contact Norma Murillo at murillo@chapman.edu

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Career Development Center at (714) 997-6942 or career@chapman.edu.

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