Our Lloyd and Helen Ament Astmann ’69 Career Center is your hub to exploring interests, pinpointing opportunities, enhancing your professional profile, and launching—or revitalizing—your career. Start here if you’re a student or alumnus preparing to hit the job market, or an employer looking to hire Franklin Pierce talent.
Career Services Right for You
Start by choosing the path that fits your situation—from a student just starting to think about career goals to an employer ready to share an opportunity.
Connect & Compete
Our team can help you compete at a level you never thought you could. At Franklin Pierce, career planning starts from day one of your education. Get one-on-one coaching, assess career options, hone the skills you need, choose the direction that fits, and get to work.
Check out these essential tools for career development, internships, and jobs:
- Pierce Portfolio: Browse internships, part-time jobs, and other opportunities. Log in as a student or sign up as an employer.
- Canvas Career Center: Access online career-planning alongside your online classes in Canvass.
- StandOut interview tool: Participate in practice interviews and get immediate feedback.
- Professional Alumni Advising & Career Tracks (PAACT): Connect with alumni mentors and build your professional network.
- Micro internships: Find a short-term paid role that lets you show what you are capable of achieving.
Hear pitches from potential employers an introduce yourself—at our Spring Virtual Career Fair. Get more info and register.
Take a self-paced online workshop through the Canvas Career Center. Workshop topics include:
- Writing cover letters
- Designing your life
- Creating a LinkedIn profile
- Networking and preparing your “elevator speech”
- Using Canvas and Portfolium
- Modeling hustle and grit
- Understanding professionalism in the workplace
- Polishing your resume
Offered in collaboration with faculty, integrated classroom workshops introduce career services and cover the basics. Spring semester workshops include:
- January 29, 2 p.m.: BI 402 Exercise Physiology with Tongyu Ma
- March 1, 1 p.m.: DMD 410 Digital Media Design Portfolio with Christopher Previte
- April 5, 9 a.m.: BI 210 Biology and Health Sciences Seminar with Laura Christoph
- Ongoing: COMM 120 Sports Media Introduction to Media Production with Rich Roth
- Ongoing: COMM 400 Capstone in Communication with Paul Bush
- AC 214 Intermediate Accounting II with Tiffany Lane
- AC 314 Cost Accounting with Tiffany Lane
- EN 225 Sophomore Assessment Seminar with Jerry Burns
- EN 485 English Senior Assessment Seminar with Jerry Burns
More Career Services & Resources
See other ways we help Franklin Pierce students imagine, chart, and realize their professional futures.