Career Development for Students

Resources for professional development.

You're here to learn how to make a difference. We're here to help you achieve your goals!


The Career Development Office, along with the entire Chicago Harris and greater University community, is committed to supporting you in your efforts. Make us the first stop in your journey to identify critical career resources, connect with dynamic people and organizations, and solve public policy challenges in our society.

Finding Your Dream Job

Finding the perfect internship or full-time position doesn't just happen. It takes timely planning, effective use of resources, and diligent follow-through. The CDO team will help you develop a customized career development plan for your time at Harris and beyond. Begin by creating your own Career Development Action Plan.

Chicago Harris Career Counseling

As a student at Chicago Harris, you can meet with counselors, access helpful documents and database resources, and attend workshops and speaker events. Our counselors will work with you to develop an effective resume, targeted cover letters, and an overall search strategy that will help guide your career development efforts—both as a student and as a graduate of Chicago Harris. To schedule an appointment, visit HarrisLink

  • The CDO offers appointments with career counselors during weekday business hours throughout the academic year and also during breaks, including summer months. 
  • Students are advised to upload their resumes to HarrisLink prior to meeting with a CDO counselor to make the most of the 30-minute appointment.