The UCCS Career Center strives to help current students and alumni explore their options, prepare for their future and achieve their career goals. We will happily answer any questions you might have related to careers and future employment. In addition, we will work to connect employers with the fine talent pool available from UCCS in an effort to help solve their employment/internship needs.
The Career Center is dedicated to providing quality education, information, and event opportunities to increase the likelihood of student and alumni success in the job market. Additionally, we are committed to maintaining and exploring partnerships with potential employers through various programs and outreach opportunities. Grounded in the tenets of career services as detailed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the Career Center strives to be the active resource for students and alumni who are pursuing their major and career aspirations. Quality control of job/internship postings, explanation of Department of Labor guidelines and creation of employer relations, serves to help our students, alumni and employers achieve their goals.
Bev Kratzer is an alumni of UCCS, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling. She began her second career at UCCS in 1997 as an academic advisor and nursing liaison until 2006 when she became the Director of the Career Center. Bev is an experienced counselor with the ability to adeptly assess and guide students at every intersection of their career paths, utilizing her in-depth knowledge of academic programs at UCCS to make specific recommendations relating to chosen career paths. Extremely capable of creating and maintaining relationships with employers as a means of furthering opportunities for students and alumni of UCCS as well as enhancing community relationships with employers, she relishes her role as Director of the UCCS Career Center, and looks forward to working with students, alumni, and employers at all levels of their career exploration and opportunities. A 2015 recipient of the Rich Feller Award by the Colorado Career Development Association, Bev consistently works to maintain her career services knowledge and expertise. Bev has achieved a Master Career Development Professional certification and is a Certified Federal Employment Advisor as well as a StrengthsQuest Educator.
Interview with top employers on campus! Visit Clyde's Careers to view and available interview opportunities.
Visit multiple information tables (set up for employers with opportunities for UCCS students) on campus throughout the academic semesters.
Attend Career Fairs featuring a variety of employers - Career Fairs are held twice each semester, one designed for students pursuing a STEM major with the second Fair offered as a General Career and Volunteer fair.
Special Events (scheduled as available) include: career panels with employers, one-on-one mock interviews, resume reviews (offered on a walk-in basis weekly on Tuesdays, during the fall and spring semesters), career fair prep and networking opportunities, workshops covering a variety of topics (held bi-weekly on Wednesdays during fall/spring semesters), and many 0ther new events happening each year!
Location: The Career Center is located in Main Hall, Room 201. As you walk into Main Hall from the main entrance, our office is the first door on the left at the top of the stairs.
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: (719) 255-3340
Fax: (719) 255-3875
Mailing Address: UCCS Career Center Main Hall 201
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918