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Kevin S. and Sandra E. Delbridge Career Center

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  • Engineering

  • Communication

  • Social Work

  • Criminal Justice

  • Accounting

  • Forensic Biology

  • Marketing Communication/ Advertising

  • Sport Management

Welcome to the Kevin S. and Sandra E. Delbridge Career Center. Our professional team is here to help you explore and prepare for your career. From your first semester at the University, you will be introduced to opportunities available through a Western New England University education and experiential learning opportunities. Specialized career advisors for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Engineering are dedicated to identifying and developing resources to help you cultivate your personal career strategy.

Always attuned to your needs through personal interactions, connections with faculty and administration, and identifying trends, the Career Center complements and cultivates your success and strengthens the professional skills organizations seek. Our effective combination of education and career programs, strengthened by job search coaching is a valuable complement to your academic experience.

What's New in the Career Center

Career Center Workshops, Career Fairs, Events, and Activities can be found by logging into Handshake and clicking on the events tab.

Check off your to-do list

  • Explore majors, industries, and careers
  • Prepare career related documents, résumés, and cover letters
  • Identify and prepare for part-time job or internship
  • Strategize and identify resources about jobs
  • Plan for graduate/professional school

How we can help

  • Individual appointments and interactive workshops
  • Data on labor market trends
  • Employer contacts and connections
  • Social media audits
  • Recorded Practice Interviews

Get involved

  • First Year Seminar Outreach
    • Interactive activities educating first-year students on self-exploration and career education.
  • Sophomore Career Connections
    • Sophomore Career Connections is an annual program open to all students who have sophomore 
      standing and/or are in their second year at WNE.  As part of this program, students tell us their major
      and career goals (to the best of their ability) and we connect them with a WNE alum working in that field or a related field.  In addition, participants attend a series of workshops designed to help them build skills that will prepare them for the working world.  Applications are available in November each year, and the program runs during the Spring semester. To apply for the program, complete the application and send to careercenter@wne.edu. For more information, reach out to sean.burke@wne.edu. 
  • Student Career Advisory Board
    • Provide valuable student insight into Career Center programs, events, and activities.  For more information email careercenter@wne.edu.
  • Student Career Coaches
  • Academic Internship Program
  • On Campus Recruiting and Career Fair Partnerships
  • Interactive career readiness workshops

Class of 2021 First Destination Outcomes

Each year the Delbridge Career Center facilitates a survey of the graduating class. The information collected documents our graduates’ first destination after graduation.

98% of the Class of 2021 is employed or in graduate school.

College                   Outcome      Employed     Graduate/ Professional School
Arts & Sciences          96.7%            49.1%                        47.5%
Business                      99.1%            63.8%                        35.2%
Engineering                 99.0%            83.1%                        15.8%

Highlights of where WNE graduates are working:
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Business
College of Engineering

Highlight of Graduate and Professional Schools:
Graduate and Professional Schools

Class of 2022 First Destination

Class of 2022 first destination survey results will be announced in early 2023.

Are you a member of the Class of 2022 and you haven't shared your employment or graduate school information? Email careercenter@wne.edu with the information. Thank you.

The WNE Difference

It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Success

The Career Development Center provides programs from freshman through senior year that help students develop professional skills and job search strategies. Staff members help you write an attention-grabbing résumé, perfect interview skills, review job search strategies, or assist with the graduate school application process. To connect you to potential employers, we organize on-campus career fairs, recruitment activities, and boot camps.