Career Development Center
Prepare for your career
The Career Development Center (CDC) is here to assist you as you explore, prepare for, and make successful transitions to life after Hamline! We empower you to take an active role in finding and pursuing your personal and professional passions.
The CDC offers a comprehensive program of professional and career development services. We're here to help you explore, plan, and achieve your career goals from the first year on campus to graduation and beyond.
Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Drew Science 113. We are closed each day from 12 to 1 p.m.
We offer in-person, virtual, and phone appointments. Currently, we do not offer drop-in or same-day appointments and do not schedule appointments via email.
Our mission statement
The Career Development Center supports students in the discovery of interests, strengths and motivations as they pursue career goals. We do this through collaborations across campus and in the community, providing holistic support from orientation to graduation. By honoring the lived experiences and journeys that inform their career decision making and lifetime growth, we help students bridge the transition from Pipers to professionals.
Professional and career development services
Who we serve:
- All Hamline undergraduate students
- Graduate students in the School of Education and Leadership or Creative Writing programs
- Alums within three years of their graduation date
Others we help:
- Employers interested in building connections with the Hamline community
- Staff hoping to post work study positions and learn more about what we do
- Faculty searching for ways to strengthen the tie between education and employment
Visit the Career Development Center's resource page to review our up-to-date opportunities.
Career planning checklists
We're here to help you at every stage of preparing for your career after Hamline. Select the checklist by year below and you'll make steady and meaningful progress to finding your first career after graduation.
Discover majors and careers
Information about Hamline majors lives here. Not sure what major or career to pursue? Check out the free assessments we offer.
Build your network
Networking is an essential tool to enriching your own career path as well as others. Find out how to make connections here.
Internships and jobs
Find work study opportunities, jobs, and internships here.
Resume and application help
From work study to graduate school applications, we can help you make your best first impression.
The best resources for employers looking to share opportunities and engage with the Hamline community are here.
The best resources for alums start in Handshake. Graduates within three years of their graduation date can still schedule free one-on-one meetings with a career counselor.
Recent graduate data
Each year, the Career Development Center conducts a survey of the previous year’s graduating class to determine their post-graduation employment and education status. All students receiving a Bachelor’s Degree are surveyed. The reports provide an overview of the First Destination Survey results by graduating class. View reports on Hamline graduates' employment and education status (Google Drive).
|Class of 2022
|Class of 2018
|Class of 2014
|Class of 2021
|Class of 2017
|Class of 2013
|Class of 2020
|Class of 2016
|Class of 2012
|Class of 2019
|Class of 2015