» Career and Professional Development Resources

Chapman is your career connection for life, and we are here to help. Prior to starting your job search or networking, set yourself up for success by preparing with a trusted advisor and tapping into available resources. Here are some tools to consider as you get ready to take the next step in your professional journey.

Portals and Online Tools


Chapman's Career Portal, Handshake, is where you schedule career coaching appointments, search for jobs and internships, explore and register for events, and access additional resources.

Career Workshops and Events

Workshops featuring a variety of topics ranging from resume development to LinkedIn, and events connecting you with industry professionals. All these and more are covered for free, on-campus and virtually, throughout the semester.

Firsthand (Vault)

Known for its influential rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs, this site is the place to go to start researching companies and industries. It also includes an exclusive job board, career advice blog, articles and more.


Whether you're looking for job or internship opportunities, GoinGlobal is your one-stop shop for expert knowledge on the global job market. Their database includes over 80,000 pages of content curated by local industry experts, providing country-specific career and internship resources for students and professionals interested in working domestically or internationally.

StandOut Interview Prep Tool

StandOut is an interactive interview preparation tool full of mock interviews that you can practice with. With hundreds of pre-recorded questions, you can craft the perfect mock interview that will help you land a dream job, navigate post-grad interviews and polish your communication skills. Practice, record, review, and share your interviews all in one space - Standout!


Named "The Best Job Search Tool on the Internet," CareerShift's robust company and contact database allows you to find employment more easily and conveniently. Use CareerShift to search for jobs on their supplementary job board and find contact information of employers and organizations.

VMock AI Resume & Application Feedback

VMock is a virtual resume reviewing platform powered by Artificial Intelligence to instantaneously review resumes and provide real-time feedback and suggestions. All resumes are evaluated on multiple parameters including document formatting, effective language and relevant competencies to your industry. Upload your resume today and receive your personalized review!

Wall Street Journal Newsletters

You can now access exclusive articles from the Wall Street Journal. Subscribe to their Careers & Leadership newsletter to “get ahead and stay informed about careers, business, management and leadership.”

Career & Professional Development


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Drop-In Hours

If you don't have an appointment, you can swing by the Career House to meet with a fellow student Peer Career Advisor during Drop-In Hours.  View the Drop-In schedule »


Both virtual and in-person career appointments are available for students and alumni. 

Schedule career appointments via Handshake »


Explore upcoming career events on Handshake or events.chapman.edu


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CU Health & Wellness

CU Health and Wellness provides a centralized resource for students, faculty and staff to access Chapman health and wellness resources, tools and events. To learn more about maintaining wellness in your daily life, visit the centralized website below.