Career Compass is a comprehensive professional development program designed to provide undergraduate business students with the necessary knowledge, skills and experiences to be competitive in today's competitive job market.


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Program Basics

  • Requirement: All incoming undergraduate students starting in fall 2024 are required to participate in Career Compass. It will be optional for continuing students.
  • How it Works: Accumulate points by engaging in activities inside and outside the classroom, such as workshops, leadership roles, internships and more.
  • Customization and Tracking: Personalize your experience with activities that align with your unique career path and track your progress through the Career Compass app.

By participating in Career Compass, you'll be well-prepared to enter the workforce gaining confidence, skills and experiences to set you apart from your peers.


Carlos Alvarez Student Success Center
Business Building, Room 2.01.08
Monday through Friday | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Coming Fall 2024

Check back in mid-August to download the Career Compass app so you can start tracking career experiences and earning points. 

Benefits of Participation

  • Develop Marketable Skills: Gain competencies highly sought after by employers that you can showcase on your resume and during interviews.
  • Enhance Networking Opportunities: Build connections with industry leaders and alumni through program activities.
  • Personalized Program Guidance: Benefit from personalized support from the Carlos Alvarez Student Success Center as you navigate your career journey.

Career Competencies

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has defined a set of career competencies that broadly prepare new college graduates for early career success and lifelong career management. ​The competencies listed are the common skills, behaviors and attributes that employers seek when hiring.

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Career & Self Development

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Critical Thinking

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Global Mindset

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