Bobcat Nathaniel Cameron on the Foundations leadership certificate for first-year students

Major: Finance and Sport Management Year: Freshman Hometown: Centerville, OH Involvement on campus: Sport Law and Labor Society, Sport Business Association, Sports Analytics Team, Foundations, and 21st Century and Professional Leadership Certificates How did you get involved with Foundations? I read about the CLDC and its services in a newsletter that the university sent to me … Continue reading Bobcat Nathaniel Cameron on the Foundations leadership certificate for first-year students

In your first year as a Bobcat…

At the Career and Leadership Development Center, we're often heard saying, "Career early. Career often." What does that mean to us? It means that your development as a professional—whatever type of professional you want to be—takes time, reflection, effort, and trial and error. It means, you won't achieve your aspirations overnight, but by starting early … Continue reading In your first year as a Bobcat…

The nerd’s guide to learning everything online

The author John Green loves learning. More specifically, he loves learning with a community. He enjoyed this in an unconventional high school, during college, and at his first job. However, after publishing his first book, he found himself alone in the game of learning. That's when he discovered the wide community of learners online. In … Continue reading The nerd’s guide to learning everything online

How to partner with us

Over the years, partnerships between university colleges and departments, external stakeholders and even student organizations, and the Career and Leadership Development Center have taken many forms. We have an engaged and enthusiastic team eager to create opportunities for student growth. From infusing our workshops into classes and events to hosting specialized events with employers, we’ve … Continue reading How to partner with us

Use your resources, use your network

This month our theme focuses on using your resources to build your career and leadership skills. Kacey Schaum, assistant director for the College of Arts and Sciences, shares a few stories about how networking can be a great tool and resource in your professional career. Networking in action In my own career, I’ve seen the … Continue reading Use your resources, use your network

Use your resources

Over the last several months, we’ve explored three different themes: Know Yourself, Know Your Options, and Brand Yourself. When discussing these themes, we’ve made sure to include resources geared toward each topic to help you in your career development. Some of these resources included different reflection worksheets, career tools like major exploration, and videos highlighting … Continue reading Use your resources

Networking your brand

We’re in the final month of our Brand Yourself theme and we have one more resource for you on this topic. You’ve learned how to brand yourself, how that influences your professional documents, found the workplace that fits your brand and read about some steps that help make you a great coworker. Now, it’s time … Continue reading Networking your brand