Career Resources

Clay Center Resource Center

Located in Bartley 1054, the Clay Center Resource Center houses a collection of resources related to business careers and job search skills. Resources include business periodicals and reference books covering various industries and relevant topics.

The Clay Center also maintains an Information Center with handouts on VSB majors/minors, summer study abroad programs, “First Impressions Matter” business attire guideline cards, internship and CoOp requirements, as well as Career Center job search and preparation guidelines and more.

University Career Center Virtual Resources

The University Career Center subscribes to many resources that provide useful information about jobs and careers, employers, and industries. Click here to access these numerous resources. Please note: You must be logged onto the Villanova server to access these resources.

Career Tips and Guidelines

The University Career Center provides students with assistance in developing and refining professional skills necessary for success in the internship and job search process. Click here to access the Career Center’s guidelines on topics including resume writing, professional correspondence, interviewing and Skype interviews, networking, on-site company visits, social media and job searching, and dressing for success.

NovaNetwork/Career Connections: Connecting You to Alumni

Networking is perhaps the most powerful ways to gain knowledge about a specific profession or industry and to make contacts for the internship or job search. NovaNetwork and Career Connections provide an entire network of contacts.

NovaNetwork is Villanova’s online alumni directory. VU seniors are provided an account during the fall of their graduating year; other students may gain access to the alumni directory by meeting to discuss a plan of action with a University Career Center career counselor. 

Career Connections, a subset of NovaNetwork to which ALL Villanova students have access, is comprised of alumni who have voluntarily elected to assist students in an information-sharing and/or mentoring capacity. The system allows students to contact alumni who are interested in helping with the career exploration journey. Click here for instructions on how to use this powerful resource.

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