Undergraduate Students

Welcome to the Undergraduate Connections Community!

The Career Center is here to assist you with decisions regarding your future. The Career Center assists Villanova undergraduates with all aspects of career exploration, planning and decision-making. The Career Center Team educates Villanovans on identifying career paths, obtaining opportunities, networking, and applying to graduate and professional school. Foundational to this work is our focus on helping Villanovans align their values with the opportunities and organizations they seek. The Career Center helps students think critically about their career goals, be reflective and thoughtful in their actions, and feel empowered and supported to achieve success.

Resilience Resume – Father Rob Hagan

Rev. Rob Hagan | Senior Associate Athletic Director

“The world is full of success stories, and we know that life is also full of struggle. It is amazing when we come to realize how connected those two experiences are to one …

By Dan Luner
Dan Luner Digital Media & Assessment Specialist
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Resilience Resume – Dr. Crystal Lucky

Crystal Lucky, PhD | Associate Dean of Baccalaureate Studies, CLAS, Professor of English

“So I almost failed at this assignment! I missed the deadline for submitting my contribution to the Resilience Resume Project! How’s that for failure? For doers, go-getters, high …

By Dan Luner
Dan Luner Digital Media & Assessment Specialist
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Resilience Resume – Dr. Terry Nance

Teresa Nance, PhD | Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Chief Diversity Officer | Associate Professor

“I come from an aspiring middle-class Black family. That means that of my five sisters and brothers, three of us grew up in inner-city Cleveland and …

By Dan Luner
Dan Luner Digital Media & Assessment Specialist
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Resilience Resume – Kathy Byrnes

Kathleen J Byrnes, JD | Vice President for Student Life

“I graduated summa cum laude from college and a year later started law school at Duke University. I was on a trajectory for worldly success, coming out of a top law school and …

By Dan Luner
Dan Luner Digital Media & Assessment Specialist
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Resilience Resume – Jay Wright

Jay Wright, William B. Finneran Endowed Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

“In November 2004, we were about to begin our fourth season at Villanova. We had yet to reach an NCAA Tournament. Over breakfast at the Villanova Diner, journalist Dana O’Neil …

By Dan Luner
Dan Luner Digital Media & Assessment Specialist
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Alumni Connections

  • Richmond, VA
  • Soccer Trainer Self-employed
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Controller Bourne Partners
  • Montpelier, VT
  • Principal Consultant Dellipriscoli Consulting
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Director, Capital Raising Benedict Canyon Equities
  • New York, NY
  • SVP, Head of Financial Planning and Analysis Rockefeller Capital Management
  • Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Assistant Director of Campus Safety Harcum College
  • Washington, DC
  • President Chief
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • President Metropolitan Strategies
  • Maple Shade, NJ
  • Preservation Patrick A. Neely, LLC
  • Bradenton, FL
  • Law Clerk Grimes, Hawkins, Gladfelter & Galvano, P.L.
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • Manager KPMG US
  • New York, NY
  • SVP, Partnerships AdTheorent

Featured Resources

Job and Internship Search

Career development is a constant, evolving process, and there is more to getting a job or internship than having or …


It’s a common myth that being a “people person” means you’ll automatically ace an interview. Interviews are a different style …


By definition, networking means developing contacts and exchanging information with other people for purposes of developing business or expanding one’s …

Dress for Success

Recommendations for how you can dress for an interview or typical workday will vary based on your job, company and …

Professional Headshots via Iris Booth
The Career Center’s Iris Photobooth is now available to capture your professional headshot. Iris Booth is the evolution of portrait …
Interview Rooms
The University Career Center is proud to offer students the ability to book private rooms for virtual or phone interviews.

Skill Building Courses

Insights from a College Career Coach

Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

Cover Letter Tips

Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Financial Accounting Part 1

Earl Stice
Anyone who needs to interpret financial statements or communicate financial results needs a solid understanding of financial accounting. This comprehensive,…

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Ideation for Marketers

Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

Working with Recruiters

Barbara Bruno
No matter how big your network is, a recruiter’s network is bigger. A recruiter can be a great resource to…

B2B Marketing Foundations

Dina Shapiro
In this course, learn the key concepts and principles of business to business (B2B) marketing. Marketing expert Dina Shapiro explains…

Content Marketing: Ways to Repurpose Video Content

Tamara Thompson
If you’re looking for new ways to engage with your audience, why not revisit what you already have? Recycling content…

Accounting Ethics: Managing Mis- and Disinformation through Professional Skepticism

ProDio Audio Learning Inc.
Decision making is one of the most important factors of your professional life, and it’s a process that starts with…

React: Creating and Hosting a Full-Stack Site

Shaun Wassell
You’ve learned React and can create amazing front-end interfaces. But deploying them requires more. You need logic—and a place to…

Learning NGINX

Michael Jenkins
Set up high-performance architecture with NGINX, the industry-standard, open-source web server. NGINX offers speed unmatched by competitors like Apache, on…

Cybersecurity Careers: Become a Penetration Tester

Tennisha Martin
This introductory course on becoming a penetration tester explains what pen testing offers as a career path and what you…

CSS for Programmers

Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Discover what makes CSS unique, how you can apply it to programming problems, and how to integrate it smoothly with…

Managing a Diverse Team

Vanessa Womack
Team leaders should aim to create an inclusive culture that celebrates differences and fosters the best performance from every team…

Communicating Across Cultures Virtually

Tatiana Kolovou
Cross-cultural communication can be tricky even when you’re meeting in person, but with the increasing necessity of virtual meetings, reading…

Moving DEI from Intention to Impact with Ruchika Tulshyan

Ruchika Tulshyan
You’ve probably encountered initiatives at your workplace focused on increasing inclusion. Some seem to work, some have no effect, and…

Out and Proud: Approaching LGBT Issues in the Workplace

Attracting and maintaining a diverse workforce offers a slew of benefits to organizations. It boosts innovation and problem-solving by providing…

Supporting Workers with Disabilities

Liz Johnson
A professional with a disability may also have an aptitude for project management, graphic design, or full-stack development. But physical…

Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees

Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to…

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