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Marquette University
Career Services Center

Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
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About Us

Dear Marquette University Student, Alumnus or Alumna:

The entire Marquette University Career Services Center staff is available to provide comprehensive
career education, and professional preparation services and resources for undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. Career counselors, advisors and interns are available to assist students and alumni with a variety of career-related topics such as:

  1. Career development and direction
  2. Resume and cover letter writing plus other correspondence
  3. Interviewing techniques and job search strategies
  4. Networking and professional etiquette
  5. Graduate and professional school decisions and applications
  6. Post-graduate service opportunities and application process

We look forward to serving you!

Laura F. Kestner-Ricketts
Director, Marquette University Career Services Center

Mission Statement

Teaching students how to prepare now for professional success after Marquette

Values Statement


  1. We make career education accessible to all students to foster growth and clarity of purpose.
  2. We are driven to equip students with the capability and confidence to achieve professional success.


  1. We challenge ourselves and others to explore and be inquisitive.
  2. We encourage students to accept opportunities to become more aware of themselves and the world around them.


  1. We partner with students, parents, staff, and employers to create a caring and cooperative environment for career development.
  2. We work with optimism, resourcefulness, and integrity in our daily interactions as a team.


  1. We prompt students to mindfully travel through college, to career and beyond.
  2. We strive to deliver the most relevant career resources and services.

Career Services Vision

  1. All students make intentional, well-researched career decisions
  2. All students gain career-related knowledge, skills, and experience
  3. All students confidently and effectively communicate career-related knowledge, skills, and experience
  4. All Marquette University graduates land first destinations that lead to careers that align with career goals and values

Strategic Goal

  1. Equitably meet the career education and professional development needs of students in all colleges