Career Center

College2Career:
Building Relevant Work Experience
Climb to Your Career in Four Years
Four-Year Career Planning Guide and Checklist
Top 10 Career Strategies for Freshmen and Sophomores
Using Information Interviews and Shadowing to Find Your Career
What can I do with a major in...? - UCCS Majors and Career Details

Student Populations:
Pre-Professional Students

Internships:
How an Intern Spends a Typical Work Day
Internship Timeline
Locating and Applying for Internships

Relevant Work Experience a Key for Job-Search Success

Job Prep:
Tips for Top-Notch References
Build the Resume Employers Want
Cover Letter Rubric
Federal Resume Writing Tips
Marketing Your Resume to Employers
Resume Tips & Templates
Skills Employers Look for in New Hires
The Art of Writing Job-Search Letters
The Veteran's Guide to Developing a Resume

Job Search and Social Media:
Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile
Creating your Professional Online Portfolio Doesn't Have to be Hard
From Interview to Offer: A Timeline to Getting a Job
LinkedIn Job Search Checklist

Playing Fair: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Job Seeker
Researching Employers

Social Media in Your Job Search
What to Do If You Don't Have a Job at Graduation

Interviews:
**Dress for Success
Conducting the Successful Phone Interview
Interview Etiquette
Interview Rubric
Interview Time Is Show Time
Introduce Yourself to Employers in 60 Seconds
Pre-Employment Inquiries Related to Disabilities
Tips to Preparing for Video Interviews
Top Tips for Answering Interview Questions
Tough Questions Interviewers Ask and How to Answer Them
What Interviewers Want to Know

Graduate School:
Grad School: Application Timeline
Grad School: Getting In
Grad School: To Go or Not to Go
Kaplan Graduate School Test Prep WebsiteLSAT FREE Practice Tests

Networking:
Network For Your Job Search
Right Place, Right Time, Right Attitude: The Elements of Successful Networking
The Networking Challenge
Tips for Your Twitter Bio

Job Market:
Choosing Among Job Offers
Job Outlook - College Hiring to Increase
Job and Salary Outlook for 2015 Graduates
Organizations Offer Information on Jobs With the State or Federal Government
Post-Graduation Plans of STEM Students
Tips From Employers That Are Hiring
Top Paid Business Majors
Top Paid Engineering Majors
Top Paid Humanities Majors
Top Paid Math and Science Majors
Top Paid Social Sciences Majors
U.S. Employment Outlook

Compensation and Benefits:
Benefits Count
Do Interns or Co-ops Get Benefits?

How to Handle a Salary Request
Job and Salary Outlook for 2015 Graduates
Starting Salaries for the Class of 2014
Top-Hiring Industries and Top Majors Hired

On the Job:
16 Tips for Using E-mail at Your New Job
Career Confidence
Focus on Your Job While Managing Your Career
Your First Year on the Job

Career Center Tools:
Candid Career - Job exploration tool (accessible on Career Center website)
Clyde's Careers Online Student/Alumni Login
GoinGlobal - Learn specific career and employment information for over 3o countries (you must login to Clyde's Careers to access GoinGlobal)
InterviewStream - Practice interviewing from your computer or mobile device (you must login to Clyde's Careers to access InterviewStream)


Additional Resources:
Purpose Rockstar - Daily stories from people in a variety of careers
Job-Hunt Online Website - articles and tips to help you prepare for work
The UCCS Communication Center (additional help available with mock interviews)
The UCCS Writing Center (additional help with 
résumé and personal statements)

 

 

 
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