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Graduation Plan for Success (GPS)

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Roosevelt University is committed to helping students become successful professionals. The Graduation Plan for Success (GPS) is a prestigious group designed to give students a competitive edge for marketability and future success. With this Career Readiness program, you gain the skills beyond what is learned in the classroom. 

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Program Goals

Prepare

Develop skills to prepare for the job search

  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Career strategy
  • Academic success

Excel

Develop skills to excel in the workplace

  • Internships
  • Leadership
  • Networking Presentations
  • Social Media

Enrich

Develop skills to enrich your life beyond the workplace

  • Financial literacy
  • Industry knowledge
  • Diversity and cross-cultural competence
  • Alumni connections

Requirements

In order to have the GPS commendation noted on your Roosevelt University transcript, students must complete the annual program requirement of 8 Career readiness points during each academic year and attend these activities:

  • Career Readiness Kickoff Event
  • Distinguished lecture event in your college, delivered by top professionals in their field.
  • A selection of other activities and workshops chosen by you and your Career Counselor that will help you build skills for success.

Click here to download the PDF-version of the recommended sequence.

Students can earn 2 points each year that they participate in the Roosevelt Mentoring program. This program pairs current RU students with exemplary leaders in dynamic, challenging fields to help students establish their future. You may apply for a mentor once you accumulate 30 hours of course credit. Learn more about Roosevelt University's Mentoring Program.

Getting Started

In order to become a member of the GPS program, please click here to complete and submit an application. The Office of Career Development will contact you within 48-business hours to walk you through your next steps.