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Career development

W. P. Carey undergraduate students are given a career roadmap and resources from day one — so you have the tools to get ahead, right now and throughout your time at ASU. Build lifelong career confidence and capabilities in the classroom and beyond, through a strategic series of courses and activities you’ll participate in each year.

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A lifelong approach to career management

W. P. Carey Career Management and Employer Engagement (CMEE) provides ASU business students with a framework for lifelong career readiness and relevance. You will learn how to tell your story, identify roles and opportunities that inspire you, and emerge with the tools and mindset to pivot and adapt throughout your career.

Career Management Model

The Career Management Model encompasses four essential themes of lifelong career management: Strategy, Market Research, Product Development, and Operations. The model provides a framework for achieving an immediate goal, as well as understanding how to revisit the essential themes and activities of career management for life. It is a central feature of career coaching and programming at W. P. Carey.

Career Navigation Program

The Career Navigation Program is the core career program for all undergraduate W. P. Carey School of Business students. This course series provides the foundation of how to use the Career Management Model and prepares you for program-specific career coaching. Each course is designed to provide relevant, curated career instruction for each year of your time at W. P. Carey.


Online resources

There are tons of ways to maximize your degree at the W. P. Carey School, and Career Management and Employer Engagament is here to help you every step of the way. You will have 24/7 access to curated career resources, including online tools for mock interviews, employer information, and more. All of that, in addition to ASU career resources like Handshake.



Jobs and internships

You’ll have many opportunities to pursue internships and full-time positions before you graduate. Because of the caliber and reputation of W. P. Carey — and the quality of our graduates — 1,000+ nationwide recruiters and job postings target our students each year. Students connect with top companies through signature business-only recruiting and career events, including dedicated mixers and panels for each business discipline.

Employment outcomes