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Micro-Credentials. Macro-Rewards.

  • Step One: Obtain Experience

    Complete 50 hours of an on or off campus experience such as an internship, part-time job, leadership role, or volunteer work in one semester. 

    Learn More About How to Gain Experience

  • Step Two: Select Micro-Credential

    Select a Micro-Credential and apply on Handshake. You will need to upload a copy of your resume and the completed evidence sheet.  Evidence sheets can be found in the Handshake application.  Applications must be submitted within the semester you completed the experience.  No more than two Micro-Credentials will be awarded per semester.  Retroactive Micro-Credentials will not be awarded. 

  • Step Three: Get Rewarded

    Please allow up to two weeks for your application to be reviewed. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an approval or denial notification email from the Career Center.

    If Approved

    If your application is approved, your Micro-Credential will be issued by the Career Center through Credly Acclaim.  You will receive an email directly from Credly Acclaim on how to claim and share your new Micro-Credential.

    If Not Approved

    If your application has not been approved, we will inform you what steps you need to take for approval.

Micro-Credentials. Macro-Rewards.

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Career Management


Digital Technology

Creativity and Innovation

Global Competence

Time Management

Problem Solving


Project Design

Public Speaking



Zoom Producer

Customer Service



Peer Education


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