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Career Preparation

We’ve created a series of steps that will help you with your planning process. Always remember you are ultimately responsible for your own career planning — not your boss, not your mentors, not the career center — YOU. Before you can chase that dream, you need to decide what success means to you, including life outside of career.

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Internship/Job Searching

Career-related internships and jobs are essential to a Biola education. Most employers claim that relevant work experience is the #1 factor in choosing one candidate over another, even more important than GPA and major. Begin searching for resume-building experiences today in our new job board: Handshake or come visit our offices for an advising appointment to help you determine your best next steps.

Career Skills for Success

We have resources and experts available to support you in developing skills for success. Log in to Handshake for guides on resume writing, cover letters, interviewing well, networking and other resources. Meet with our Career team for personalized advising to help you to hit the ground running, either towards the job market or to grad school.

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Alumni Career Outcomes

Biola graduates make a difference every day, in workplaces, in ministry, and in grad school. Here is our most recent information about career and graduate school transitions, as well as internships completed by our graduates when they were students at Biola.



Department Members

Nicole Hollearn
Associate Director, Employer Relations
Assistant Director of Career Counseling
Career Counselor
Employer Relations Specialist
Elaina Swanson
Peer Internship Coordinator
Olga Korolev
Peer Internship Coordinator

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