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Frequantly Asked Questions


How can the CPE help me?

The CPE provides a full range of development opportunities to students from freshmen to the graduate level. We offer unlimited access to job/internship postings through COBAlink, career counseling, COBA career fairs, workshops, information sessions, mock interviews, networking, and resume reviews.

How can the CPE help me develop my resume?

The CPE offers a free resume review service and has printed materials on the resume writing (pdf) process, or stop by our office and pick up one of these packets today.

How do I find a job after graduation?

We recommend you start looking before you graduate. However, Harding Alums have access to COBAlink where jobs and internships are posted regularly.

 Here are some important steps to take while you're still a student:

  • Take advantage of career resources like the COBA Career Event.
  • Attend the CPE events that are offered.
  • Find an internship or part-time job in your field. This will give you the opportunity to develop and learn valuable skills.
When should I begin my job search?

Your sophomore year is a great place to start with career planning.

Can the CPE assist Harding COBA Alumni?

Whether you graduated in 2013 or 1953, all CPE resources are available to any COBA Alums.  Feel free to pursue the website, explore our job offerings or submit your resume for critique.

What is the difference between Business Casual, Professional and Formal attire?

Understanding the difference between Business Casual, Professional and Formal attire is highly important. A complete guide of the appropriate attire to wear for the occasion.