Hours of Operation

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

Appointments can be made with Career and Professional Development Staff or Peer Career Advisors, as well as your College Career Specialist on Handshake. Meet with a Peer Career Advisor during weekly drop-in hours. 
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Congratulations, Class of 2024!

You may be crossing the graduation stage, but Chapman will always be here to support your career journey. If you are ready to share your post-graduation plans, complete your Class of 2024 Survey. If you are not ready to share your post-graduation plans, complete our Exploratory Assessment and 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.


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 relationships 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 post-graduation opportunities.

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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 Vision

To empower Panthers to navigate a meaningful and productive transition from the classroom to their career journeys and beyond.

Our Mission

To provide strategic support for all Panthers’ career journeys by:  

  1. Intentionally deepening and expanding our relationships with employers and alumni to enhance the quality and breadth of post-graduation opportunities;
  2. Integrating career development throughout the lifecycle of a Panther, including by educating students and the Chapman community on the career competencies and global workforce skills sought after by employers; and
  3. Amplifying our Panthers’ career readiness by helping them demonstrate the relevant skills they gain through the Chapman Experience.


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.