Career Development

Student Success

Career Development

Business students have access to exclusive support and resources though the W. P. Carey Business Career Center, including assistance with the full spectrum of career development. Unique to your interests and needs, your four-year development plan will take you from career exploration and discovery to career management and advancement. Your career coach will help you define and achieve your goals. Your mentors will help you grow. And when everything’s said and done, your successful future will include a career that you love.

Career Services

The W. P. Carey Business Career Center assists you with your career options and coaches you in the most effective job search skills, through a range of services, programs, courses, and resources:

  • Behavioral and case interviewing skills training
  • Career fair, interview, and information strategy and etiquette
  • Career path research tools and exercises
  • In-person and video mock interviews
  • Intensive focus on relationship-building skills
  • Personal branding skills and execution
  • Self-marketing skills utilizing multiple marketing channels
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Workforce skills identification and development

Career Coaching

Beginning in the freshman year, W. P. Carey career coaches work one-on-one with students to define the pertinent fundamental issues, identify useful resources and tools, offer advice on job search processes, and provide support and encouragement for long-term career success. Discussions during these sessions are confidential. Students frequently report that they are reassured after meeting with their career coach that they are on the right track to succeed in the job market.

Mentorship Programs

W. P. Carey Mentorship Programs enable you to develop valuable strategic relationships with mentors throughout your time at Arizona State University. No matter what your goals are, mentoring is an exceptional way to gain the connections and opportunities you need to thrive. The Business Career Center offers three programs to meet your needs at every stage of career development: Connectors@WPC, Career Discovery, and Career Management.

 Connectors@WPCCareer DiscoveryCareer Management
Program Type Peer-to-peer mentorship Alumni-to-student mentorship Executive-to-student mentorship
Mentor Continuing sophomores, juniors, and seniors Recent W. P. Carey alumni Seasoned business executives
Mentee Incoming freshmen (particularly international and out-of-state students, as well as those living off campus) Sophomores and juniors who have not yet had an internship Juniors and seniors with significant internship or work experience

Jobs & 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 the annual Spring to Success career fair, as well as dedicated mixers and panels for each business discipline.

It’s all part of our proven formula for career development, which continues to produce outstanding results. Explore just a few of the companies hiring W. P. Carey students and graduates for internships and full-time jobs.

Online Resources

There are tons of ways to maximize your degree at the W. P. Carey School, and the Business Career Center is here to help you every step of the way. CareerArc is a full-service career development portal, enabling you to create a personalized career plan and conduct results-oriented career searches. You’ll also have access to CareerShift — a job hunting and career management solution — and other online tools for mock interviews, employer information, and more. All of that, in addition to offerings from ASU Career Services, such as Sun Devil CareerLink.