Current Students

Your career advantage starts here

Cascades Edge is career and self development integrated in and out of the classroom every term. Through courses and co-curricular Cascades Edge activities, you'll gain essential skills and knowledge to excel personally and professionally.

Career and self development, every term

Explore your interests, set your goals and land new experiences with Cascades Edge activities curated to your academic standing.

How it works:

  1. Explore it: Participate in an introductory college and career course, career fairs and industry guest speaker events to gain insights into potential career paths.
  2. Plan it: Design your action plan, identify your goals and map out the steps to achieve them.
  3. Land it: Take advantage of opportunities like internships, research projects and experiential learning to gain hands-on experience and build valuable connections in your field. Then, find and apply for post-graduation opportunities that are right for you!

Professional skill badges

As you progress through your degree, you'll earn professional skill badges through Cascades Edge, showcasing your expertise in key competencies that employers highly value. The badges are integrated into your major coursework and give you a competitive edge in the job market. Badges offered:




Critical Thinking


Equity & Inclusion


Financial Literacy









*Competencies adapted from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Bend Beavs Central

Cascades Edge lives within the Bend Beavs Central virtual student engagement platform.

Web Login
Download the Apple App
Download the Android App
Technical Support and Tutorials

Get involved

Students can contribute to the success of Cascades Edge through various opportunities, including:

Explore Student Employment
Submit Cascades Edge Event Ideas
Provide Feedback

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