Student ServicesCareer Development

Office of Career Development

Concordia Career Development serves ALL students and alumni for life through individual career coaching, assessments, career class, specialized programs and events, online job board, employer recruiting, job fairs and more on a full range of academic and career topics.

Whether you are an online, graduate, undergraduate or cohort student, Career Development is here to help maximize your Concordia education for current and future career satisfaction. Selected topics include:

Majors or Academic Programs

  • Choosing or changing a major or academic program
  • Investigating what you can do with specific majors or programs

Self Understanding – Assessments

  • Understanding how your interests relate to a potential major or career direction
  • Learning how your personality impacts potential work environments or job functions
  • Discovering how your unique talents can set you apart to an employer
  • Finding a major and career that fit who you are and how you are wired

World of Work

  • Increasing your knowledge about the world of work, industries, sectors, occupations
  • Deepening your knowledge about specific occupational areas, job titles, functional areas
  • Advancing your ability to research employers, salaries, industry trends, key people


  • Understanding why internships are so important into today’s employment environment
  • Finding internships that most fit your major and career goals
  • Maximizing your internship experiences to increase opportunities and connections

Professional Skills

  • Strengthening the quality of your resumes and cover letters
  • Utilizing LinkedIn to represent yourself, search for professionals and increase your connections
  • Effectively communicating with prospective employers and organizations
  • Optimizing your engagement with professional associations
  • Increasing your interviewing and networking abilities

Job Search

  • Optimizing the 3-4 most effective job search strategies
  • Managing a career change or career advancement opportunity
  • Negotiating salary while maintaining key relationships

Connecting with Career Development

CSP Career Development
Admin 121 (in the tunnel)
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104


Appointments are available in-person or by phone M-F 8:00-4:30 and evenings by arrangement.

Dig Deeper with Career Development