Hours of Operation

The Career House is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Meet with a peer career advisor during drop-in hours, or schedule a career appointment with Office of Career and Professional Development staff or your College Career Specialist on Handshake
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Congratulations, Class of 2023!

You may be crossing the graduation stage, but Chapman will always be here as your Career Connection for Life. Let us know your next steps and goals by completing your Class of 2023 Survey. Graduates that complete their survey will receive special access to Senior Week events and 400 lucky Panthers will win limited-edition Class of 2023 t-shirts. If you're still working on your post-grad plans, be sure to connect with our career experts for support.

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Your one-stop shop for all-things career

Log in to Handshake to explore all Chapman- and employer-hosted career events, find and apply to jobs and internships, schedule career appointments, access resources and more.

Alumni, if you do not have a Chapman login and would like a Handshake account, use the "sign up here" button on the top right of the login page to join using an email of your choosing.

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Student Outcomes

Chapman students enter alumni life ready to rise to the world's challenges in industry and academia alike. 
Explore the first steps that our seniors take after crossing the graduation stage.

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Think Chapman First

An industry partnership with Chapman University is more than just a business arrangement. It’s an opportunity to create many mutually beneficial successes through a variety of connections and opportunities.

Think Chapman First and hire exceptional Chapman talent when building your organization’s team. Receive professional concierge assistance when recruiting Chapman students for internships and seasoned alumni professionals.

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Message from the President

"One of the most important things a university can do is to offer lifetime career services for its students and alumni... We want our entire Chapman Family to Think Chapman First and to consider Chapman their Career Connection for Life." - President Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. while describing his vision for Chapman University

Our Mission

For our students and alumni to identify Chapman as their career connection for life.

Our Vision

Deliver on the promise of a world-class Chapman career experience. Empower students and alumni with the personalized skills and resources for lifetime career navigation. Cultivate partnerships with employers, and other organizations, with the goal that they develop a “Think Chapman First” mindset that results in a preference for hiring Chapman talent for professional opportunities.

Visit Us Today

Visit the Office of Career and Professional Development in the heart of Chapman's Orange campus at 342 N Glassell Street. Find the green historic housing complex directly across from DeMille Hall and adjacent to the Fowler School of Law.