Career Services

The Career Development Office provides programs, services and resources designed to encourage and assist students in all aspects of career planning. The office also fosters partnerships with employers, alumni, faculty and the community to provide opportunities for students to build the foundation of a successful career.

Students at Woodbury have a multitude of options for developing the skills and experience they need to pursue their career goals.

Overview of Services 

  • Career counseling/advising
  • Help finding internships
  • Interview preparation
  • Job search applications
  • Mock interviews
  • On/off-campus employment
  • Portfolio development
  • Resume/cover letter
  • Skill/interest assessment

 Events

  • Professional networking events
  • Career panels
  • Career workshop series
  • Etiquette dinners
  • Job fairs
  • Company info sessions

Internships

Internships are a graduation requirement for all majors. Woodbury’s Los Angeles/Burbank location provides a wealth of internship opportunities that allow students to gain practical work experience in their field of interest. The Career Development office offers career guidance and support to assist students in finding appropriate internship experiences, as well as employers in becoming host company partners.

 

Internship Advantages

  • Learn more about your chosen field
  • See if a selected career path is really the right choice for you
  • Apply classroom theory to real work situations
  • Become more knowledgeable about general work functions in particular fields
  • Identify and/or test interests and talents
  • Investigate organizational cultures
  • Learn career-related skills
  • Identify transferable skills
  • Strengthen written and oral skills
  • Find out what it’s like to work in a professional environment
  • Enhance and strengthen your resume.
  • Allow you to make contacts to gain future employment
  • Serve as a bridge between college and career

Internship Requirements

Internship requirements vary from major to major, but typically:

  • take place during your junior or senior year.
  • require anywhere from 90 to 160 logged hours.
  • can be completed in the fall, spring or summer semesters.
  • must be related to your academic program.
  • can be paid or unpaid, depending on your program requirements.
  • are supervised by experienced professionals.

For Employers

Welcome, Employers
We appreciate your interest in the student and alumni talent at Woodbury University and invite you to use a variety of Career Development Office services to meet your recruiting needs.
Job Postings

Register as an employer on our online job board, CareerWISE, and post internship, part-time or full-time positions. See Policies for Employers for posting guidelines.

Policies for Employers

Online Job Board

 

On Campus Recruiting Events and Programs

Contact us if you are interested in participating in any of these on-campus activities:

  • Internship and job fairs
  • Information sessions
  • Career panels
  • In-class presentations

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Career Development Office offers employer sponsorship programs (e.g., etiquette dinners, accounting luncheons, job fairs, networking mixers) for employers who want to maximize their recruiting efforts and presence on campus and increase their visibility to Woodbury students, alumni, faculty and staff. Call us to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

For information, contact us at (818) 252-5260.
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