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The Aspire Program

Career Tools and Resources

The Aspire Center provides action-oriented career development resources that enable you to accomplish your professional goals.

HandshakeHandshake: Your Career Portal

  • Apply for part-time/full-time jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. 
  • Discover and register for upcoming Aspire-related events hosted on- and off-campus.
  • Schedule an appointment with a career specialist through Handshake to develop a plan and use all of the tools here and more.

Thriving in Remote Work Situations

Not sure where to start with understanding professionalism when working remotely? Get tips compiled by Eleview Consulting for Carthage College.

Career Exploration Resources

The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review Career Quiz

Explore your skills, interests, and values with links to information about relevant careers and opportunities available to you! 

Vault Vault

Learn about career pathways and industries from in-depth career guides that examine economic trends, company rankings, and internship programs.


PathwayU PathwayU

Find purpose when making critical choices about education, career, and employment. Evaluate interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences in four different assessments. Watch the How To Instructions Here

Resume and Cover Letter Resources

Click to enlarge image.Click to enlarge image.Networking Resources

The Aspire Network

Connect with other Carthaginians across the globe for networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Build your Carthage community through meaningful connections that will result in life-long professional relationships. 

LinkedIn for Students

Educate yourself on the power of LinkedIn in your professional journey by learning how to create a profile, define your brand, and connect with industry leaders across the world. 

Interview Resources

Big Interview

Big Interview

Learn and practice your interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for a job or graduate school.