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ASU Creates a Virtual Center to Provide Students Career-Related Services


IBL News | New York

Arizona State University (ASU) announced a virtual career center intended to help its community of students and alumni on their professional development and recruitment. Its goal is “to translate their education into meaningful career pathways.”

W. P. Carey Career Management and Employer Engagement (CMEE) provides resources and hosts events for its business students, including 16,000 bachelor’s and master’s degree students across 50 programs.

ASU launched this virtual center, hosted at career.wpcarey.asu.edu, in partnership with uConnect.

Sharon Irwin-Foulon, Executive Director for Career Management and Employer Engagement, explained that the W. P. Carey virtual career center is organized into digital communities with tools for events, internships, and job opportunities; industry guides; mentors; and student organizations.

Communities also feature a dedicated career coach, as well as professional courses for students.