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Careers, Employment & Study Opportunities

Careers | Employment | Study Abroad | Other Study Opportunities


Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - This comprehensive and authoritative career database has sections on Jobs (information on more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries), Skills (advice on applying for jobs, job interviews, and sample resumes and cover letters) and Resources (more than 51,000 entries for scholarships, internships, and more). (Available only to UA.)

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Find information about specific occupations and access the Occupational Outlook Quarterly online. Created by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

UA Career Services - Job listings through Wildcat JobLink, professional resume assistance, job search counseling, career fairs, and more! (Note: Some services require opting in and paying a small fee.)

UA Interview Prep - Practice your interviewing skills online. Made available by UA Career Services, this version allows you to practice and review your interviews right through the Wildcat JobLink system. (Available only to UA students and alumni.)

UA Resume Builder - Produce high-quality resumes with examples and templates tuned to specific fields. The resumes are offered as Microsoft Word documents or as PDFs, and you can create an unlimited number of unique resumes for different purposes. Sponsored by UA Career Services. (Available only to UA students and alumni.)

The Versatile PhD [temporarily unavailable] - Provides assistance to humanities, social science, and STEM graduate students, ABDs, and PhDs to identify, prepare for, and excel in non-academic careers. The UA's subscription also provides access to premium content, including career autobiographies, hiring success stories, and archived panel discussions. (Requires UA NetID login.)


University of Arizona Job Vacancies Online

Academic - A meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.

CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site provides tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. It also replaces America's Job Bank and provides links to state job bank sites.

The Chronicle of Higher Education Jobs - Access to higher education career notices throughout the country. - Search jobs nationwide by location and employer. Includes resources for veterans, work-at-home opportunities, and career resources and advice.

Government Job Openings in Your Area - Find job openings from over 5,000 government agencies in your state, county, or city. - Listings of faculty and staff positions at hundreds of institutions.

Inside Higher Ed Jobs - Search for jobs by keyword, job categories, and/or location. Also includes a "dual career" search for locating two jobs near each other.

USA Jobs - This site is the U.S. Government's official source of job and employment information provided to the public at no cost.

Study and Work Abroad

University of Arizona Study Abroad - Information for UA students (also non-UA students) as well as faculty and academic advisors on studying abroad, finding a program, and how to apply.

AIESEC Network - Global Exchange Program committed to helping young people around the globe develop themselves and their country.

American Institute For Foreign Study - American Institute For Foreign study organizes cultural exchange programs throughout the world for more than 40,000+ students each year.

Educational Programs Abroad - Study abroad internships in London, Edinburgh, Germany, Brussels, and Madrid.

Fullbright Scholar - Fulbright grants are made to U.S. citizens and nationals of other countries for a variety of educational activities, primarily university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.

Study Abroad - A comprehensive list of a variety of work and study abroad programs.

U.S. State Department - Hires both paid and unpaid interns for a variety of programs in both the U.S. and abroad.

Other Study Opportunities

Undergraduate Research - Students in all departments may participate in faculty projects or conduct their own to get a head start on careers.

Last modified: October 30, 2015