Career Development

Engage. Envision. Equip.

Welcome! The Office of Career Services provides student-centered, career-related assistance and programs, such as general career guidance, choosing a major, resume and cover letter advice, internship and job searching, interview preparation, professional networking and branding, applying to graduate school, and more. The Career Services staff is available to assist you during your career-related steps and journey to serve and influence the world.

If  you are an employer seeking to post a position, click here.

Students are encouraged to:

  • Engage: Accept responsibility for their career needs and direction and connect with Career Services.
  • Envision: Examine their God-given gifts and talents in terms of vocation and calling; gain familiarity with the world of work.
  • Equip: Learn to adapt to and thrive in an ever-changing job market; utilize technology and social media (e.g., LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Skype, E-Portfolios.)

Additional Resources:

952.446.4352
nobled@crown.edu

Darren L. Noble, M.A.

Director, Office of Career Services

Darren L. Noble has more than 18 years combined experience in higher education, government, employment, corporate and nonprofit sectors. Noble arrived at Crown College in September 2013 via Upper Iowa University, where he was the director of the Office of Career Development. His other higher education experiences were at George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Ore., and Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, Ore. At GFU, Noble served as the associate director of Career Services. He earned his master’s degree from OSU and his bachelor’s degree from Boise State University in Idaho. Noble is a huge advocate for students having internships because significant learning also takes place in the workplace, outside the academic classroom. He and his wife, Sheila, have two children and live in St. Bonifacius, MN.