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Career Center

Finding a career path 

How selecting a major can be the first step on a lifelong career path.

Job search 

Find resources to help you succeed in your job search, including services offered by Metropolitan State University's Career Center.

Life After Metro 

Find information about Career Center services available to alum, as well as what other alumni have done after graduating from Metropolitan State University.

Travelers EDGE  

The Travelers EDGE program provides a unique, holistic approach to education and career exploration for under-represented students.

For employers 

Services offered to employers by the university’s Career Center.

Career Center for faculty 

Services and information for faculty from the university’s Career Center.

Help yourself to a better career

Career Center helps students develop their career skills by providing tools and guidance, and creating opportunities. Career Center can support you as you choose a goal, create a career plan, and master tools to manage your career development.

Career Center provides free access to these tools for students to explore options, search for jobs and internships, and develop their career competencies:

Learn from the experiences of others

CandidCareer.com (logo)

Candid Career is a way to explore careers. Similar to YouTube, Candid Career provides a storehouse of thousands of 1- to 3-minute informational video interviews with professionals in a wide variety of careers and backgrounds. (No login required.)

Shake hands with your future employer

Handshake (logo)

Handshake is Metropolitan State’s online job board and career management platform that connects students to employers. Build your profile and make it visible to connected companies. Currently enrolled students have an account ready when they log in with their StarID and password. For alumni who want access to Handshake, contact the Career Center.

Plan your process for career success

Focus2 (logo)

Focus 2 helps students assess their current state of career readiness and create a training program to develop career competencies. Work interest assessment results are matched to over 1000 occupations so you can see the possibilities that your interests and strengths provide you. (Requires account registration; use access code metro when prompted.)

Build your professional network

LinkedIn (logo)

Metropolitan State University Career Center, our LinkedIn group, is an online forum for employers, students, and alumni to keep in touch with the Career Center and each other. A free LinkedIn account maintains your professional contacts and advertises your capabilities and achievements to the world—and helps connect you with opportunities.

Apply your major to your future

What Can I Do With This Major? (logo)

What Can I Do With This Major? helps you learn about different majors and their typical career paths. Use WCIDWTM’s information sheets on hundreds of academic majors to see outlines of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. (No login required.)