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Office of Career Development

Mission statement: CORE offers student-centered learning experiences that help students discover their purpose and passions, and connect them to their career aspirations.



Track your level of professional preparation using Augustana’s innovative Viking Score. The 2014-2015 incentive program offers students a chance to win business cards and other rewards.

Test out your career interests in a community service position, job, internship or job shadow. Locate opportunities on our Augie Hub database.




Evaluate your resume and credentials, career interests and professional skills through vocational exploration and career counseling.

Locate information on career resources, upcoming events, or one of our publications.




Connect with Augustana alumni for career resources, internships and jobs. Connect with the Quad Cities business community through our Entrepreneurship/EDGE Center.

Understand The Augie Model of Career Development. Learn about our staff and our Career Ambassadors. Review our Professional Development Commitments and Guiding Principles.

Augustana to host I-74 Graduate/Professional Fair

Augustana will host the I-74 Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Pepsico Recreation Center. More than 50 programs and schools will be represented.

Landman '07 heads Young Professionals Network

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce wants the area to be known as "cool, creative and prosperous" and has hired Aiden Landman '07 to help meet that goal. The 30-year-old is the chamber's new Young Professionals Network director. Landman sees The Network as a key player in realizing the chamber's regional vision. Landman majored in political science at Augustana.

CORE: an investment in student preparation

Augustana College has tripled its number of career staffers and teamed them with experts in advising, research and related services as CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration).

President Bahls explains goals, benefits of CORE

Augustana President Steve Bahls explains the college's new initative, CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration). "I know of no other college that has such a level of programs that connect academics, athletics, residential life and student life in such a way."

CORE services at a glance

CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration) at Augustana opened with fall term in the Olin Center. It provides a number of services to students and alumni.

Laff seeks to change perception of advising

Director of advising Dr. Ned Laff wants students and faculty to re-examine the advising process, using the resources of Augustana's CORE.