Career and Job Search Services

The Center for Career and Professional Development offers 1:1 virtual and in person career counseling services for alumni at no charge. Our counselors and advisors can work with you to facilitate your career transition or job search, whether you graduated last year or 30 years ago.

As alumni of Valparaiso University, you have full access to the Center for Career and Professional Development and its resources. You can use Handshake to search for a job and review resources to improve your interviewing skills, resume, cover letter and other professional skills.

Alumni (Class of 2014 and earlier) can request access to Handshake by clicking HERE and creating a profile. Please select the student option at the top of the page. Your request will be approved by our office within 24 to 48 hours, M-F.

Additionally, you can give back to current students by making sure your LinkedIn profile is up to date.

For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact us at 219.464.5005 or

Conducting a Successful Job Search