IDEA Center: Partnering with Parents . . .

Family is an important part of each person's career journey. We are glad you are here to check out the opportunities and resources available to you as a parent of a George Fox student. If your student/s is asking questions about deciding on a major, finding internships, looking for employment, wanting to attend graduate school, or finding God's will and purpose for their lives, send them to the IDEA Center. We can help!

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Parents' Guide to Career Development

Encourage your students to:

  • Take part in career events, such as career/internship fairs and Professional Preview Day.
  • Utilize our skill assessments, especially Sigi3 which is free and available through MyGFU.
  • Find jobs, internships, and on-campus jobs through BruinCareers, found on MyGFU.
  • Build job search tools on Optimal Resume, a MyGFU resource where they can build their resumes, cover letters, portfolios and practice interviews.
  • Check out our page on Facebook and our website to stay informed.
  • Come into our office for a “Career Conversation”, a time to talk with a career coach/counselor about whatever you want. They can schedule an appointment by e-mailing us, or coming in during our drop-in hours, Tuesday–Wednesday 2 to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Be an active IDEA Center parent by:

IDEA Center Resources:


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 Bruin Careers hosts job/internship postings - including on- and off-campus - an employer directory, an online resource library, and career event information for your students. Optimal Resume is an online resource that helps build your students' job search tools like resumes, cover letters, websites, portfolios, and interview skills.

Sigi3 is an online assessment where your students learn more about their interests, skills, personality, and values, and match them with career options.


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