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Current Student and Alumni Career Resources

Individual career counseling is available on an appointment basis for all residential, commuter, evening and graduate students as well as alumni. To make an appointment, call 650-508-3667 or email A visit with a career counselor can help you to:

  • Assess your personality style, skills, interests and values
  • Choose a major
  • Explore career options
  • Develop job search strategies
  • Create or improve your resume
  • Practice interviewing skills
  • Explore options for graduate school

Career Resource Library

Career Services offers students a wide variety of resources that include:

Jobs and Internships

Career Services receives many part-time, full-time, internship and work study job listings. Job postings received from employers are filed in job binders and placed on our job board.

Online job and internship postings are available through NDNU CareerConnect (see privacy policy). Registered students can search for jobs and internships, post multiple resumes and cover letters, and search for employers. For on-campus job postings use the keyword search for Notre Dame de Namur.

We provide links to internships by subject area on our Internship Listing page. Additional online internship postings are available through

For a list of current off-campus job fairs in Northern California, go to JobStar.

Resume Writing

Students and alumni can access resume and cover letter writing guides and templates on Susan Ireland’s Ready-Made Resumes Website. Contact us for the password at

Students and alumni can also make an appointment in Career Services for resume assistance. Here are a few quick pointers to help your resume stand out:

  • A good resume is a marketing tool. Its main purpose is to help you get a job interview.
  • A good resume focuses on the future, not on the past.
  • A good resume emphasizes your skills and accomplishments rather than descriptions of your previous work experiences.

Interviewing Skills

Students and alumni can access an online interviewing system, Big Interview, that combines training and practice to help improve interview techniques and build confidence.

You have at your disposal a variety of tools including:

  • Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries
  • A database of thousands of interview questions with tips on how to answer them
  • The ability to rate and share your interview answers for feedback
  • A comprehensive video training curriculum covering all aspects of landing a job
  • A step-by-step interview Answer Builder for crafting answers to behavioral questions

Big Interview

Students and alumni can also make an appointment in Career Services for interviewing assistance.

Career Success Plan

NDNU provides a number of services, events and academic courses designed to assist students in transitioning from college to successful and satisfying careers. We provide a Career Success Plan that serves as a model for making the student to career transition. Contact the staff in Career Services for more information.

NDNU and Your Organization

You already know the quality of individuals that graduate from Notre Dame de Namur University (formerly College of Notre Dame). Put us in touch with your human resources department or recruiters and we’ll make sure that they have the opportunity to meet our students. Opportunities throughout the year include job fairs, on-campus interviews and club or workshop presentations.

Internships are an important part of the learning experience. Internships allow our students to apply their classroom knowledge to the real world. Students interested in internships either during the school year or in the summer come from all disciplines within the university.

To learn more about our program contact Carrie McKnight at 650-508-3667.

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