WCU's Center for Career and Professional Development connects on and off-campus employers with student talent. Our services and partnerships set out to prepare our students not only to meet the workforce needs of our region and state but to become leaders in their field.
Job Cat is Western Carolina's on-campus job database. In addition, it offers job and internship postings, a list of upcoming career and networking events and other resources for students and alumni.
The degree you choose can point you in a variety of career directions. To help students align their job interests with their degree, WCU provides Focus 2, a vocational testing tool to help students identify and learn about major and career options based on the test's scores. The Access Code for Focus 2 is: Catamount
Interested in learning more about your career of interest or industries where your best skills might apply? Vault is an educational tool that provides unlimited, online access to industry and professions, company profiles, career e-books, articles, blogs, and videos.
Kredible uses cutting edge research and specific guidance to assist you with the development of your online presence and optimization of how you look on Google Search Results and LinkedIn. Kredible will also help you showcase your accomplishments and grow your online network.
Big Interview gives you both "FAST TRACK" and "MASTERY TRACK" systems of lessons and virtual interview practice - to get you ready...fast. Big Interview also teaches you how to get inside the head of any interviewer and prove that you're the candidate they're looking for.