Parent Resources

Discover how you, as a parent, can best assist your student in their professional pursuits.

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Mike Ross

Parent of '12 '13 '15 Graduates & 2 current students

"We remain quite pleased with JBU! Our kids have been well prepared for both advanced degrees and lives of service. This is what I want to tell other JBU parents."

Engage in Conversation

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Engage in Conversation

Have positive dialogue with your student. Ask them, “Where do you wish to make an impact?”

Encourage an Early Active Professional Life

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Encourage an Early Active Professional Life

Encourage your student to pursue one or more internships within their field during their time at JBU.

Advise Your Student to Get Involved

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Advise Your Student to Get Involved

Encourage your student to take advantage of the clubs, organizations, and activities on campus that will help equip them for their professional life after JBU.

Encourage Resume Building

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Encourage Resume Building

Encourage your student to create and build a resume using our tools online or by contacting the Career Development Center to set up an appointment.

Direct Your Student to Use Their Resources

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Direct Your Student to Use Their Resources

Encourage your student to take advantage of the resources available to them such as job searching assistance and mock interviews through the Career Development Center .

Guide Your Student to Participate in Events

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Guide Your Student to Participate in Events

Encourage your student to sign up and participate in our Graduate School Fairs, Career Fairs, and Speed-Interviewing Events put on by the Career Development Center.

Remind Your Student of Your Support

7 Ways to Assist your Student on their Career Journey

Remind Your Student of Your Support

Be an active encouragement and support of your student as they navigate their transition from a student to a professional.

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