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Your Career Connection for Life

Career services at Chapman are free and forever. That's right — from first-year student to alumni executive, rest assured that you have an enthusiastic Career Team committed to helping you achieve anything imaginable, and Chapman will always be your Career Connection for Life.  

Early and Often

The most important word of advice we have for new Panthers? Engage with career experts early and often. The earlier you start thinking and talking about your career goals and journey, the more strategic you can be, the more help you can leverage, and more time you'll have to execute and meet those goals. Exploring takes time! Set yourself up for success by beginning the process sooner than later.

Put your best foot forward by starting basic career exploration conversations and getting to know your career support system — including your College Career Advisor, Office of Career and Professional Development, Peer Career Advisors, alumni, faculty and the Chapman Family Network.

Whether you're ready to apply to an internship already, want to focus on on-campus student employment first, or are still considering your major and career options, your Chapman Career Team is here to help.

Psst... Did you know? You can start taking advantage of career resources before you step foot on campus!

As soon as you are a deposited student, career resources are immediately available to you. Many forward-thinking new Panthers choose to leverage this to get ahead of the game with on-campus student employment applications or in conjunction with major selection with Academic Advising.

Whatever your need is, let's connect! You can start your journey today by logging into Chapman's Career Portal, Handshake, to schedule an appointment or contact us directly to discuss your options and needs. 

Meet your Career Advisor

Did you miss Incoming Student Career Week events? Check out the event video recordings and connect with speakers, including your dedicated College Career Advisor, below.

Incoming Transfer Students

Did you miss the live transfer student career info session this summer? No worries! Catch the event recording below, and contact us with questions. We'd love to connect!

Transfer Student Career Success: Resources and Tips to Reach your Career Goals in a Shorter Time Frame

preview of video Transfer Student Career Success: Resources and Tips to Reach your Career Goals in a Shorter Time Frame

Admitted Students

Did you miss the live admitted student career info session this summer? No worries! Catch the event recording below, and contact us with questions. We'd love to connect!

Admitted Students Career Panel: How Chapman will be your Career Connection for Life


video preview of Admitted Students Career Panel: How Chapman will be your Career Connection for Life

Connect with a current student Career Peer Advisor

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