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Career Success Certification

Discover ways to improve your presence as a student and future employee online with the Career Success Certification program.

Success is earned at the Career Center

Students promoting the Career Success Certified program at the Career Center.

The Career Center is pleased to offer a Career Success Certification where you put into practice the skills you have learned in the Method. Completing a certificate develops your job search skills and shows potential employers you take initiative when it comes to your career. Plus, you earn benefits including a LinkedIn Certification and badge, a name tag and lanyard which gets you free entry to P2B and other Career Center sponsored events, and an entry into an I-Pad drawing at the end of the semester the certification was earned.

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Basic Certification

Generic Career Success Certification badge.

Silver Certification

Silver Career Success Certification badge.

Gold Certification

Gold Career Success Certification badge.

Learn More About Certification Requirements
Basic Certification
Silver Certification​
Gold Certification
Basic Certification
Silver Certification​
Gold Certification
Basic Certification
Silver Certification​
Gold Certification
Students become career success certified in the Career Center.

Basic Certification

Those who complete the Basic Certification will receive:

  • A LinkedIn Certification
  • Lanyard and name tag to use at events like the Career Fair
  • Free entry to P2B
  • Entry to an iPad drawing at the end of the semester
  • A BYU-Idaho Career Center sling bag

Meet with a Career Success Mentor to review your certification requirements. When complete you become certified!

Basic Certification Requirements

1. Complete the Become Mighty Challenge

2. Prepare a Me in 30 Seconds Pitch

3. Complete a VMock practice interview

4. Review all Informational Interview videos from Activity 2

5. Create a LinkedIn profile if you don’t already have one

Meet with a Career Success Mentor to review your Basic Certification requirements. When complete, you become Basic Certified!

Students become career success certified in the Career Center.

Silver Certification

Completing the Silver Certification gets you a LinkedIn silver certification, a silver ribbon for your name tag and lanyard and one entry for an I-Pad drawing at the end of the semester the silver certification was earned.

Silver Certification Requirements

  1. Reach 100% on your Handshake profile
  2. Grow your network on BYUI Connect by:
    • Profile complete
    • Join a group
    • Connect with 5 mentors
  3. Optimize your LinkedIn profile
  4. Reach the VMock green zone with your résumé
  5. Conduct 5 Informational Interviews​
  6. Reach 50 LinkedIn connections​

Meet with a Career Success Mentor to review your Silver Certification requirements. When complete, you become Silver Certified!

Students become career success certified in the Career Center.

Gold Certification

Completing the Gold Certification gets you a LinkedIn Gold certification, a gold ribbon for your name tag and lanyard and one entry for an I-Pad drawing at the end of the semester the gold certification was earned.

Gold Certification Requirements

  1. Conduct 10 informational interviews​
  2. Reach 100 LinkedIn Connections​
  3. Create 3 LinkedIn posts
  4. Receive 2 LinkedIn recommendations
  5. Find a professional mentor in your field

Meet with a Career Success Mentor to review your gold certification requirements. When complete, you become Gold Certified!