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Career Development

We are here to guide and inspire students and alumni to thrive in career and professional development. A supportive staff with relevant resources, we coach, advise, and connect students with opportunities to help them build a meaningful career.

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Career Development Mission

Our mission is to equip students and alumni to serve effectively in their professions to the glory of God.


Our vision is to create career communities and connections to provide career preparation and professional opportunities for all students.

What We Do

The Career Development team helps students explore their God-given design and vocational interests, shape their stories through relevant experiences, and share their stories to secure meaningful work.

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Students, alumni, parents & employers are welcome to call or e-mail us anytime with your questions, comments or inquiries. We look forward to hearing from you!

Judy Axelson

Communication & Event Specialist

Judy Axelson has been at Northwestern since 2009 in various roles including assessment, student academic...

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Jacob Cochran

Career Coach

Top career tip: “Let people know what you are looking for (in a job opportunity, work environment, etc)....

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Sara Ring, M.B.A.

Internship & Employer Program Specialist, Career...

Top career tip: “Do your research so that you can match up what your prospective employer is looking for, and...

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