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Become a Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) in Career Services

Complete 12 training courses from the list below to become a Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) in Career Services. The CHEP certification is awarded by the National Association of State Administrators and Supervisors of Private Schools. CHEPs can meet their annual continuing education requirements by completing 2 courses from any training area. Institutions that provide training opportunities for their career services staff to earn and maintain the CHEP certification may display the Excellence in Career Services Recognition Seal on their websites.

Core A minimum of 6 courses must be taken from the core training area. CS101 - Setting Up an Effective Career Services DepartmentCS102 - Empowering Students to Find and Secure the Right JobCS103 - Assisting Students in Designing Impactful Career Marketing Collateral CS104 - Developing a Social Media Strategy for Career ServicesCS105 - Setting Up an Effective Alumni AssociationCS108 - Supporting Veterans in Becoming Gainfully EmployedCS109 - Empowering Students with an Arrest or ConvictionCS110 - Providing Career Services for Students with DisabilitiesCS201 - Institutional Best Practices to Maximize Graduate Employment OutcomesCS202 - Best Practices in Graduate Employment Verification & Documentation
CM102 - Raising the Bar - Compliant Communications with StudentsCM104 - Compliant Interactions: Acting with IntegrityCM140 - Title IX and VAWA Training: Building Safer CampusesCM141 - FERPA and Privacy: A Practical ApproachCM150 - Understanding the Language and Intention of Accreditation StandardsCM151 - Onsite Visits – Be Ready AnytimeCM251 - Students with Disabilities: Legal Obligations and OpportunitiesML116 - Writing SkillsML117 - Presentation SkillsML118 - Coaching SkillsML119 - Persuasion SkillsML120 - Feedback SkillsML121 - Negotiation SkillsML122 - Difficult InteractionsML133 - Goal SettingML134 - Career ManagementML135 - Time ManagementML136 - Stress ManagementRT101 - Improving Retention through Timely InterventionRT102 - Orientation and First Week Activities to Increase RetentionRT103 - Implementing Successful Student Retention StrategiesRT104 - Best Practices to Enhance Student RetentionRT105 - Raising the Bar to 'First-Class' Customer Service