Career Services

Frequently Asked Questions

We are in the Center of Student Excellence, located on the ground floor of Hodes #8, office 118.

We provide a variety of services and resources to all Avila Eagles. Our services include yet not limited to:

  • Career discovery and exploration,
  • Resume and cover letter assistance,
  • Career fair preparation,
  • Attending events and workshops,
  • Personal branding and assessment,
  • Graduate school planning,
  • Job or internship search best practices,
  • Mock interviews,
  • Job offer negotiation

Students can login into Navigate and schedule an appointment. Navigate Scheduling Link: https://avila.campus.eab.com/pal/ofXPZc5beZ

You can also email careers@avila.edu or call 816.501.2401.

We offer workshops on a variety of career-related topics throughout the academic year. These topics are constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of employers and job seekers. Current topics include:

  • Career Planning,
  • Establishing SMART Goals,
  • Resume and cover letter workouts,
  • Networking,
  • Professional etiquette,
  • Interview preparation,
  • “How to’s –“.

Yes! We offer many resources to help students in finding a job and/or internship. You can schedule an appointment or login in Handshake to to learn more.

Schedule an appointment: https://avila.campus.eab.com/pal/ofXPZc5beZ

Email careers@avila.edu
Call 816.501.2401

Handshake: COMING 2022!

Yes! We work with students to explore their career interests and which majors best fit their goals. Additionally, we utilize career assessments and an array of resources and connections that allow you to explore the industries and interest areas tied to major academic fields at Avila. Career Services can also help you utilize data—such as places of employment, salaries, work environments, opportunities for advancement—to help you make the best decision for your career path.

You are not alone! Many students change their major while in college. Sometimes students discover they do not enjoy their major, while other times students might fall in love with a topic they had not previously considered. Either way, we will help you find career opportunities that align with your new major. We encourage you to check with your academic advisor to see if changing your major will change your graduation date.

Yes! You can continue to use Career Services as needed for assistance with job search, career transition, or advice on continuing your education.

If you’re an Avila student, access your Canvas account and look for the Career Resource Course. [Coming Soon!]

For the community, check out the Avila resource board: https://padlet.com/avilasuccess/l77jt6fu19zgk54n

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Contact

Avila Career Services, Hodes Center #8, Office 118
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, Missouri 64145 / 816.501.2901

For all student employment opportunities, please use the email below
E: careers@avila.edu

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