At Claremont Graduate University, we strive to help our students complete our programs with an important head start. One that not only helps new professionals land that pivotal first job but also creates an environment of constant support throughout our students’ education and careers. All of our students get an exceptional level of support in kick-starting their respective careers through our vast alumni network and Career Development Office.
Career Development Office
The Career Development Office works closely with HR students to help make the transition from grad school to career as smooth as possible. To support you along the way, we provide career and job search counseling along with a number of other services.
To get the most from your experience, we recommend that you visit us early in your first year in order to help you develop the focus and skills that will improve your competitiveness as you apply for internships and jobs. The Career Development Office provides HR students with a variety of services including:
Counseling and assessments for identifying career direction
Resume, interview, and job negotiation training and support
Networking and informational interviewing training and support
Databases with information on international and domestic organizations
Students' professional networking begins once they attend their first class. Our classes are taught by faculty who are industry experts, comprised of a mix of students at different stages in their career and in a variety of industries. Our students graduate and find themselves in demand. Below are various facts about our students and alumni.
Job Titles Held by Recent Graduates
Client Portfolio Team HR Senior, Recruiting Associate II, HR Assistant /Payroll Specialist, Senior Staffing Leader, Human Resource Manager, Regional HR Director, Staff Development Specialist, T&D Supervisor, VP of HR, Director of Recruitment, Payroll Manager, HR Manager, Asst Project Manager, HR Senior Generalist, HR Administrator, HR Coordinator, HR Director
Companies Represented by Our Graduates
Starbucks, Northrup Grumman, Broadcom, Westcom Credit Union, Cornerstone Inc., IBM, Ingersoll Rand, Aramark, L.A. Times, Western Asset Mgmt, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, The Boeing Company, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Capital Group, Pitzer College, YUM Brands, Inc., California Credit Union, Children’s Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, GMAC, LA County-IHSS