Experience and Professional Development

Meet with an Expert

We look forward to meeting with CSB+SJU students to support you in your professional development journey!

How to make an appointment with XPD:

  • Schedule an in-person or virtual appointment through Handshake
  • Call us at (320) 363-5707
  • Walk-in appointments are available with Hub Ambassadors during the academic year (Monday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm)

What can Hub Ambassadors help you with?

  • Resumes - creating a resume and resume reviews
  • Cover Letters - creating a cover letter and cover letter reviews
  • Handshake - updating your profile and finding opportunities
  • Interviewing Skills
  • LinkedIn - creating a profile and LinkedIn profile critiques
  • Connecting to Alums

What can a Career Coach help you with?

  • Application Tools & Process (Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing Skills & Practice Interviews, Salary Negotiation)
  • Exploring Majors and Careers
  • Gaining Experience
  • Graduate School Planning
  • Handshake
  • Internship/Job Search Strategies
  • LinkedIn
  • Volunteering after Graduation
  • Who am I? (Self Exploration) - Interest, Personality, Strengths inventories

Online Appointment Scheduling Instructions:

  • Log in to Handshake your CSB/SJU credentials
  • Click Career Center
  • Click Appointments
  • Click Schedule a New Appointment
  • Select CSB+SJU Students
  • Choose an Appointment Type 
  • Select the date/time that is best for you. Utilize filters to select staff member or appointment medium (in-person or virtual).
  • In the What can we help you with? box, please provide a brief description of what we can help you with. This will help XPD staff prepare for your session.
  • Upon selecting the Request button, your appointment will be automatically approved. You will then receive an email confirmation.
  • Note: If you are unable to attend your XPD appointment, please log in to Handshake and cancel your appointment. You can do this the same way you schedule an appointment, but when you get to the spot where it says Schedule a New Appointment, you will see your upcoming appointments. Select the upcoming appointment to cancel.

Meet our XPD Career Coaches:

Erica Rademacher - Senior Associate Director 

Laura Hammond - Senior Associate Director 

Beth Notch - Associate Director 

Lucas Vetsch  - Assistant Director 

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Experience & Professional Development
Experience Hub
CSB Clemens Library A101
320-363-5707
xpd@csbsju.edu