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Struggling to Launch: Improving the Job Prospects for the Class of ’13

Wake Forest’s OPCD is recognized for starting career development early, providing students a four year road map, and giving students academic credit for unique classes.

April 22, 2013

A Holistic Approach to Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University

At Wake Forest, the Office of Personal & Career Development is taking innovative strides to help students build    the 3 C’s: clarity, competence, and confidence.

March 1, 2013

Liberal Arts Majors or Not, Students Need More Career Guidance

VP Andy Chan responds to Governor McCrory’s attack on liberal arts majors with a call for increased career development programs.

February 7, 2013

Pressure Builds for Schools to Help Grads Get Jobs

WFU’s OPCD is responding to demands by students and parents by investing more in career development, while most others cut budgets.

January 29, 2013

Alternative Networks Challenge College’s Role in Alumni Job Searches

VP Andy Chan emphasizes the role LinkedIn plays in the job and internship search process.

January 7, 2013

Colleges Get Career Minded

More Liberal Arts schools are beginning to make career development a mission-critical aspect of the college experience, featuring WFU’s OPCD.

May 22, 2012

The Liberal Arts and Careers

Rethinking Success Conference hosted by WFU’s OPCD considers and evaluates the relationship between the liberal arts and careers.

April 12, 2012

Six Tips for Liberal Arts Colleges to Produce Employable Grads

VP Andy Chan and Dean Jacque Fetrow deliver tips based on the WFU model of personal and career development.

April 1, 2012