Career Portfolio Program


Career Counselor at table with students in Career Center

Graduates of the Heider College of Business have had a 99% success rate after graduation for multiple years in a row, in large part due to their participation in the Career Portfolio Program. 

This unique four-year program is a collaborative effort of the Heider College of Business, the John P. Fahey Career Center and the EDGE program at Creighton. It is designed to maximizes your opportunities by assessing your career goals, enhancing your professional skills and seamlessly transitioning you into the workplace.

- Assess your skills, interests and values
- Evaluate your major and career options related to your interests
- Develop time management skills for academic, professional and personal success
- Meet with a professional in a field of interest
- Begin formulating your career development goals
- Attend a professional etiquiette dinner
- Meet with a business career advisor

- Critique your resume and cover letter
- Practice interviewing skills with an employer
- Plan for internship opportunities
- Learn networking strategies
- Enhance your communication and leadership skills
- Meet with a business career advisor

- Update your resume and cover letter
- Implement internship search strategy
- Expand your industry knowledge
- Attend professional conferences
- Complete an internship
- Meet with a business career advisor

- Continue to enhance your networking and interviewing skills
- Implement job search strategy
- Prepare for graduate/professional school
- Learn from recent alumni and industry professionals
- Develop skills and strategies for financial planning
- Evaluate job offers
- Celebrate your success!