Professional Development: Career Coaching

If you’re weighing your career options, job searching, or preparing to apply for an advanced degree – a coach may be helpful to you. Topics for career coaching include:

  • Identifying your strengths and talents
  • Clarifying your personal “brand” that you uniquely offer to a prospective employer
  • Refining and improving your resume, CV, statement of purpose or cover letter
  • Networking in your field and identifying professional development opportunities
  • Getting you ready for your upcoming interview
  • Building your online presence with LinkedIn or online portfolios
  • Assisting you in clarifying your career path and job search

Graduate School Career Coaching Appointment Form


Linda WhitedAbout your career coach: Linda Whited joins WFU with over 6 years of career counseling and coaching experience with graduate students, international students, adult learners and more. She is also a past president of the North Carolina Career Development Association. Her education includes a M.S. in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a B.A. in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University.