Press Release

Franklin’s Center for Career Development Introduces MyCareer


Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Office of Community Relations

Columbus, OH (June 8, 2020)

Invested in student success since 1902, Franklin University, through its Center for Career Development is (the Center), committed to expanding services to students and alumni. With this expansion, Franklin is proud to announce its newest addition, MyCareer powered by GradLeaders.

In continued efforts to help students and alumni capitalize on professional opportunities, the Center is building upon its portfolio of resources. “MyCareer is a fantastic resource for our students and alumni! This service is 100% free to our students, alumni, and employers who are seeking to recruit our own,” shared Sarah Lathrop, assistant director, Center for Career Development.

This system streamlines interactions between job seekers and employers including, résumé and profile sharing, job posting and management, and career-related event management. With 24-7 access to search jobs, connect with employers and manage multiple résumés, cover letters and other employment-related documents, MyCareer is a career tool designed with the needs of busy Franklin students and alumni in mind.

Employer directory and job leads
MyCareer provides relevant, actionable information to meet the evolving needs of job seekers. With its dynamic job board and tools it helps organizations seamlessly recruit Franklin students and alumni. The tool allows employers to access student résumés and profiles, post jobs, schedule on-campus interviews, and register for Franklin career fairs and recruit students. Gradleaders is partnered with key employers like Nationwide, Eaton Corporation, J. P. Morgan and other major industries all around the globe.

Meeting student and alumni needs
In addition to providing job leads, MyCareer also provides Franklin’s students and alumni with many useful features to aid in career growth. It’s a one-stop career services resource to:
•    Search posted job openings with advanced search tools to find specific jobs including function, industry, location, salary, and keywords.
•    Important dates, career events and program updates.
•    Increased visibility through uploading one’s profile and résumés
•    JobMatch functionality, an automatic way for employers and candidates to conveniently find one another.
•    Job Search Agents ensures candidates will not miss new opportunities when they arise.

Franklin has built a tradition of being at its best for its students. With student success as Franklin’s top priority, the Center for Career Development is proud to further prepare its students for a global marketplace. For more information on MyCareer

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides on-site course options at our Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Franklin is only one of three schools in Ohio designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. 

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