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So what exactly can I do with this liberal arts education I’m getting at Christendom, anyway?
The answer is: Anything you want!
The simple fact is that a liberal arts education provides you the lifelong learning skills you need to succeed in any field of endeavor that interests you. Your liberal arts degree prepares you to communicate effectively, analyze and solve complex problems, adapt to new situations, and interact with a wide variety of people—skills that employers place in high demand. And while it’s true that liberal arts graduates tend to start out somewhat behind their peers who attend colleges and universities that offer more technically-oriented degrees, it’s also a fact that the liberal arts graduate will generally progress faster than those same peers, moving into positions of increased responsibility and leadership (and, of course, pay) at an accelerated rate.
Christendom graduates have built successful careers in everything from the arts to teaching, from financial services to medicine, from law to the military; in short, no career is beyond your reach as a Christendom graduate. And if an advanced degree is your desire, our graduates have continued their studies at such prestigious schools as Notre Dame Law School, Harvard, the University of Virginia, Fordham, William and Mary, the Catholic University of America, The Angelicum, the Institute of World Politics, the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, and Oxford University.
This site is designed to help you build a bridge from your dreams and ideals to a career. Here you will find tips and techniques to help you prepare for life in the working world. You’ll also find links to sites that will help you get started. And if you want some help clarifying your goals and plans for the future, the Director of Career Development is available to sit down with you and help you work through your interests, skills, and abilities so that you can graduate confident in your future. If you have any questions, please drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop by the Career Development Office in John Paul the Great Student Center.
To start your career planning journey, here are links to three articles from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) that you might find useful.
Then, when you're ready to get down to the nitty gritty, use our Career Guide to start the process of planning your career.
This page will continue to evolve as we find new links and new information to help you in your career planning, so check back often and see what’s new!