|Current Students Services:
|Just ASK! Job Link Access
|Quick Tips Drop-in Assistance
|Online Résumé & Cover Letter Assistance
|50-Minute Assess Appointment
|50-Minute Search or Knock Appointment
|Individual Assessment MBTI
|Individual Assessment SII
|CareerLeader & MBTI Combination
|Library Computer Use
||Two hour/day limit
||$10.00/hr after 2 hours|
One week limit
Just ASK! Services:
Quick Tips Drop-in Assistance: Come to the UCD Career Center in Tivoli 267 with a hardcopy of your résumé and/or cover letter for a 15 minute review by a Career Center advisor.
Online Résumé & Cover Letter Assistance:
Send a Microsoft Word document of a résumé and/or cover letter for review to firstname.lastname@example.org
receive feedback via email within 72 hours.
- Limitations may apply if extensive online revisions are required, taking more than 15 minutes.
- Send ONLY Microsoft Word attachments
50-Minute Assess Appointment*: This one-on-one interaction provides you with the opportunity to discuss your concerns and get feedback from highly-trained, professional career counselors. The counselor may suggest assessments or other resources as appropriate to help determine a choice in major or define your career goals.
50-Minute Search or Knock Appointment*: Develop and strengthen your job search skills. Career Center advisors can assist you with job search strategies, résumé and cover letters, researching employers and careers, networking, interviewing skills, and negotiating offers.
50-Minute Skype Appointment**: The Career Center now has Skype appointments available for any Just ASK! service. Perfect for long distance commuter students or those studying abroad!
*Students are limited to 10 ASK appointments per academic year.
** Fees may apply to Extended Studies, Continuing Education, Online, and International College of Beijing students. For further clarification, click here.
24/7 Career Technology:
For access codes and passwords, call 303-556-2250 or go to the Just ASK! Job Link welcome page (after registration).
MyMajors.com takes you through a strategic step-by-step process to explore areas crucial in determining a good choice for your major. Your top ten major recommendations will be listed at the completion of the assessment.
Focus2 is an online, self-guided career guidance program that will help you explore and make decisions about career goals and major areas of study. Receive a self assessment of your personal attributes: Interests, Values, Personality, Skills and Leisure Activities. Assessment results are matched to occupations. Analyze, compare, and narrow down the pros and cons of the options that appeal to you, make choices, and map out goals and action plans.
Take the first step in career research with Vault Career Guides. Whether it's your first job, a new field, or a new venue, our guides are brimming with advice from the experts. Career Guides are known as the premier resource for insider information, and Forbes Magazine even calls them "Cliff notes for careers." From Accounting to Venture Capital, Vault's industry overviews give you the insider research, community, and career tools you need to stay ahead. A successful job search takes prospects, preparation, and polish. Vault is a great resource for job seekers, where you can search for jobs, and find career advice. Find jobs for professionals and college students, grads and recent graduates.
CareerShift provides an online toolset to help job seekers in their search. Students can uniquely cross-reference jobs and contacts, then organize documents to maximize their online resources and capabilities.
GoinGlobal is the leading provider of country-specific career and employment information. Their database features 33 Country Career Guides.
Individual Assessment MBTI: The Myers Briggs Type Indicator helps you identify personality characteristics that can be useful in understanding personal work habits, decision-making and communication styles, preferred work environments, and potential occupations. After completing the MBTI, a career counselor provides an in-depth interpretation of your personalized assessment in an individualized 90 minute appointment. (Fee applies)
Individual Assessment SII: The Strong Interest Inventory can help you identify and prioritize career-related interests, and is one of the most reliable interest inventories available today. It measures your level of interests in a broad range of categories and then compares your interests to those of people who are happily employed in a variety of occupations. After completing the SII, a career counselor provides an in-depth interpretation of your personalized assessment in an individualized 50 minute appointment. (Fee applies)
Your StrengthsQuest journey begins with a 30-minute online assessment using the Clifton StrengthsFinder. This assessment has helped more than 5 million people around the world discover their talents. After you take the Clifton StrengthsFinder, you'll receive a customized report that lists your top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. StrengthsQuest is used on more than 600 campuses in North America. (Fee applies)
This online business career development tool assesses interests, values, and skills and how they match with 27 business career paths. Designed by the directors of MBA career programs at Harvard Business School, CareerLeader is available in undergraduate and graduate editions. (Fee applies)
CareerLeader & MBTI Combination:
Take both the CareerLeader and MBTI assessments, receiving interpretation on your personalized results. (Fee applies)
Just ASK! Job Link: Post your résumé for review by employers, apply for jobs, and find out about important career events.
WorkForce Ready Events: Attend one or all of these WorkForce Ready events to sharpen your employability skills (available during Fall and Spring semesters).
Library Computer Use: Come into the Career Center to utilize one of the Career Center’s computers to research industries, apply for jobs, or search the web for employment opportunities. Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Library Copies: Need to print your résumé and/or cover letter? Use the Career Center printers for $0.10/copy.
If a student exhibits a consistent trend of neglecting to show up for appointments, rescheduling at the last minute, or tardiness for appointments, future services may be denied.