Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD)

Making the grade is one thing. Navigating your future is another. To help you successfully transition from student to professional life, the University of Redlands’ Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) offers comprehensive preparation that will give you an edge in the real world.

Ambitious students can utilize coaching and instructional tools while gathering valuable referrals that you can take with you into an increasingly competitive and network-oriented market. Learn the importance of communication and other employment-related skills as you ready yourself for the next step forward.

Appointments and Instruction includes:

  • Professional assessments – to foster self-awareness and guide decision-making
  • Employment research – to explore and understand different industries, fields, and employers
  • Internship/employment strategy – to proactively engage and secure opportunities
  • Resumes, letters and portfolios – to effectively articulate qualifications and capabilities
  • Interviewing and negotiation – to position properly for maximizing compensation and growth
  • Referral management – to cultivate relationships which lead to internship and employment referrals
  • Graduate school planning – to investigate and evaluate graduate and professional school options
  • Personal statements – to write essays that clearly communicate applicant commitment and potential

The OCPD also works closely with employers and graduate/professional schools to provide employment and graduate program information of potential interest to students and alumni.

For More Information and to Book an Appointment:

Use the menu on the left side of this page to find additional information about resources specific to your population. If you are a current student, please select the page tied to the School or College where you are currently seeking a degree. All university graduates may select the “Bulldog Alumni” page. Additionally, we offer pages for graduate schools and employers who are interested in recruiting Redlands’ students and alumni.

We look forward to working with you!