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Career Services During COVID-19

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Internships and Job Search Tools

Whether you're interested in remote-based internships or jobs, Handshake has them all. Students and alumni have access to over 10,000 active postings.

For customized support with your internship or job search, you can schedule an appointment on Handshake or call 310.506.4184.

You also have access to the University Career Action Network (UCAN), a national database of internships shared by other top tier schools. For more details for accessing this database, please find additional information on the National Student Internships.

Student and Alumni Resources

Career Coaching

Our industry specialist team is available for virtual career coaching appointments to support you with the following:

  • Career exploration and assessments
  • Resume and cover letter feedback
  • Internship and job search strategies
  • Interview prep
  • Networking and LinkedIn strategies
  • Graduate and professional school advising

To schedule an appointment with an industry specialist:
Log onto Handshake, click on "Career Center" tab, select" Appointments" and "Schedule a New Appointment"

Recommended Resources

Career Everywhere 24/7

  • VMock - Artificial intelligence resume review platform (available to current students only; log in using Pepperdine email)
  • Roadtrip Nation - Extensive video library that helps you explore and matches your interests with possible careers (Membership code: PEPP19)
  • Real World Ready - Free online program that covers "real world" and adulting concepts (Use code: PEPPERDINE2020)
  • LinkedIn Learning - Access to thousands of skill-building courses
  • PeppConnect - Directory of alumni mentors

Employer Information and Resources

Posting a Position:

  • If you are actively recruiting for any internship and/or full-time positions, we invite you to post your position on Handshake. We can highlight your job posting in our weekly newsletter and send targeted messages to our student population.
    • When posting a job or internship that "allows remote workers," we recommend indicating this in your position description as well. Students can search for positions using a keyword search.

Hosting Virtual Events:

  • Consider hosting a virtual event. Students are eager to learn more about open positions and summer internships and virtual events are a great way to connect interested students with information on your organization. Submit information for your virtual events on Handshake.

Downloading the 2020 Resume Book:

  • Included in the digital resume book, you will find 125 job-seeking recent Seaver graduates ready to make a difference in the workplace. If your company or organization hires entry-level candidates and is looking for excellent candidates, download the resume book at the link provided below and reach out to the individuals directly or share the link with your HR team. 
  • To download your copy, visit bit.ly/PepperdineResumeBook2020.
  • How to Optimize Use
    • Download the resume book to activate the embedded links.
    • Students are organized by their top industry/job function choices.
    • Browse individual resumes OR search by industry fields.
  • Please contact the Career Center with any questions at csoevent@pepperdine.edu.

Upcoming Events

On-campus events and information sessions hosted by the Career Center will be accessible virtually for the remainder of the Spring semester.

For all upcoming events, please check Handshake.

Contact Us

Students/Alumni Employers General Inquiries
Email: seavercareers@pepperdine.edu Email: csoevent@pepperdine.edu Email: seavercareers@pepperdine.edu
Phone: 310. 506. 4184 Phone: 310.506.4184 Phone: 310.506.4184