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Welcome to Career Development Services!

CDS is the Career Center for Old Dominion University and offers a comprehensive range of services as your destination for campus jobs, internship/job search strategies, career fairs, resume & interview preparation, classroom presentations, graduate school application assistance and anything else career related. Let's ROAR!




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Careers & Major Interests

Discover your interests, decide on a major, and learn more about career options for your major

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Gain Experience & Opportunities

Learn about on-campus and post-grad job opportunities, internships, and graduate school

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Resumes & Job Search

Information about resume writing, interviewing, networking and job search strategies

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Career Services & Resources

Career coaching, events, and other services and resources that will lead you to career success

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Handshake is your one-stop-shop for all things career!

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  1. Apply for jobs/internships

  2. Get noticed by employers and find out when they post new jobs

  3. Register for in-person and virtual career fairs, workshops, employer info sessions and networking events

  4. Receive tailored e-newsletters based on your major and career interests


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I met with NAVSEA at the Career Fair and landed an interview. I interviewed as "practice" since I already had an internship and...

Andrea Strausser

Cyber Security


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CDS helped me prepare my resume by coaching me twice to help adjust my resume. Also, attending the career fair last semester prepared me to...

Jorge Ramirez

Electrical Engineering Technology


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As a distance learning student, it is easy to feel alone in furthering my career but CDS offers value and services to all ODU students. Get...

Brent Ransom

Psychology





Featured Events

Upcoming Events

Sep 13

ODU Accounting Job Fair 2022 - In-person Event -...

09/13/2022 9:00 AM - 09/13/2022 3:00 PM

ODU Accounting Job Fair 2022 - In-person Event - Webb Center The 2022 Accounting Fair gives employers the opportunity to recruit... (More)


Sep 21

Graduate and Professional School Fair 2022 -...

09/21/2022 11:00 AM - 09/21/2022 2:00 PM

This fair is an opportunity for you to present yourself professionally in person to potential college recruiters while showcasing your... (More)