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Career Development Services

Career Development Services (CDS) works with students during all phases of the career development process. Career Development Services offers a full range of resources and services to assist you in developing the necessary strategies and skills which will distinguish you as a professional. CDS staff members want to help you learn about your skills and interests, and articulate them confidently in resumes, cover letters, interviews, and personal statements; identify and explore career options that you might pursue; and implement an effective strategy to attain your desired career outcomes.

Important Recruitment Dates: Student Employment Fair

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Students & Alumni

Let Career Development Services help you jump start your career development, job search, and/or graduate school process. There many resources that are available to current WSSU students and alumni.


These programs are designed to strengthen your academic program through experiential learning and the practical application of acquired knowledge. Co-ops and internships are experiential learning programs which provide opportunities to gain work experience prior to graduation.

Student Employment

The Hire-a-Ram Student Employment Program is a federally funded service sponsored by WSSU's Office of Career Development Services. The goal of the program is to assist WSSU students in obtaining off-campus part-time, temporary or seasonal employment while attending the University.


Winston-Salem State University - Jobs Corps Scholars Program

Winston-Salem State Job Corps Scholars Program (WSSU - JCSP) is a two-year program that offers eligible students between the ages 16-24 the opportunity to enroll into a career technical training program to learn about in demand job skills at an accredited institution.   Please review the Equal Opportunity Notice.


We appreciate your interest in recruiting WSSU students. Building partnerships with employers is a fundamental role of CDS. Whether you are looking for interns, part-time or full-time employees, you can tap into our pool of talented students seeking new and exciting opportunities. To view and register for upcoming career expos, fairs, or special events, please visit the CAREERlink employer portal.

faculty and staff of Career Development Services

Faculty & Staff

Career Development Services and all academic departments at Winston-Salem State University share a similar mission: to prepare our students for meaningful and productive careers beyond WSSU. Whether students are gearing up for graduate school or the workplace, they will benefit from the partnerships that are forged between Career Development Services and your department. Visit the CAREERlink faculty portal to establish your free account on our premiere recruiting tool, as well as learn more about upcoming events, workshops, and opportunities for student engagement.