705 S New Street
Lawrence Center 225
West Chester, PA 19383
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm (Fall & Spring Semesters)
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm (Summer)
Welcome to the Career Development Center! Our mission is to provide services, programs, and resources that facilitate the lifelong career development process and assist students and alumni with implementing and securing satisfying careers.
Call the office at 610-436-2501 to schedule a 30-minute appointment during regular office hours. Mock interview appointments are 45-minutes to allow time for feedback. Appointment topics can include career and major exploration, job search strategies, graduate school application process, interviewing tips, resume/cover letter reviews, etc.
Drop-in hours during the academic year are Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. You can stop by for a 15 minute session to get your questions quickly answered by checking in and signing the drop-in sheet for your slot. Drop-in topics can be the same as appointments, but remember you have a shorter, finite time limit.
NOTE: We strongly recommend that you bring a draft of a resume with you to in-person meetings so we can provide you with the most useful feedback. It doesn't have to final - that is why we are here to help you - but you will benefit more from the appointment if you have a rough draft already started.
The career center follows the University’s calendar for holidays, delays, and closures.
The Twardowski Career Development Center is located at 225 Lawrence Center, on the second floor, above the dining hall. For a GPS, the street address is 705 South New Street, West Chester, PA 19383. Parking is available in the New Street Garage (700 South New Street) at $1.50/hour.
The Career Development Center welcomes requests from all of our registered student organizations! Our Career Ambassadors (CAs) are trained undergraduate peer educators who perform outreach and conduct programs related to key career topics. Please submit requests at least two weeks in advance. If you have any questions or wish to first discuss program topics and ideas, please contact the Career Development Center at 610-436-2501 or email@example.com.Request Form
The Career Development Center welcomes requests from faculty and staff to deliver programs and workshops! We offer a variety of topics and can customize a program for your needs.
In order to best accommodate you, please submit requests at least two weeks in advance. If you have any questions or wish to first discuss program topics and ideas, please contact the Career Development Center at 610-436-2501 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Request Form
Information in the external pages that the TCDC links to comes from a variety of sources. The TCDC provides these links only as a convenience, which may help students in exploring career and education options. When conducting a job search, it is the responsibility of the individual to research the integrity of the organizations to which one is applying. Individuals are advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any position with an organization and when supplying personal information through the Internet. West Chester University and the TCDC do not author, edit, or monitor these outside pages and therefore do not assume responsibility for their content or veracity.
The West Chester University Twardowski Career Development Center (TCDC) does not endorse any employer and urges students to use good judgment in all of their interactions with employers.
The TCDC is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment. Due to the volume of jobs received by this office, we are unable to research the integrity of each organization or person that lists a job with us. The TCDC suggests that students request business references for unknown organizations before interviewing with them off campus or exploring job opportunities.
Students should never give a potential employer their personal information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, or bank account numbers, and never spend any of their own money on an employment "opportunity" unless very certain that it is for a legitimate reason (such as training costs).
The TCDC advises students to interview in public places or places of business only. Students and alumni should contact the TCDC if they have any concerns about the use of their information.
Students and alumni can view, correct or change their information by logging into their Ram Career Network account on the West Chester University Career Services web site.
Any questions about this disclaimer may be directed to Becky Ross, Director.