Resource library

Our resource library can help you with exploring majors and career options, resume and cover letter review, interview prep and more.

 
 

Career Services resource guides

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A resume is a concise summary of your relevant education, experiences, and skills, and is a crucial component of virtually any job application. Need help getting started? Check out the following resources:

Writing resources

Samples and templates

While a resume tells the employer what you've done and accomplished, a cover letter convinces them why you're the best candidate. It highlights and expands upon the information outlined in your resume. To get started, check out the following resources:

Writing resources

Samples and templates

The interview is one of the most important steps in the job search process. It gives you the chance to elaborate on how your education, skills, and experience make you a unique and qualified candidate. Hoping to ace your next interview? Visit the resources below for interview preparation tips and tricks:

  • 鈥 It is illegal for employers to ask certain questions during a job interview. This guide provides examples and advice on how to respond if you're asked one of these questions.

Networking

Networking is the process of making connections and building professional relationships. It's a great way to find mentors or new job opportunities. Looking to expand your network? Check out the following guides:

Job Search

Job searches are pivotal as they enable individuals to explore diverse career opportunities, align their skills with market demands, and pursue fulfilling paths in their professional journey. They serve as gateways to personal growth, financial stability, and the realization of career aspirations. Looking for job search support? Check out the following guides:

Discover which careers and majors best fit your skills, values, and personality traits with our , or use the resources below for more ways to survey your options.

Career Assessments

All assessments are free for current students! To see if this is the right option for you, please make an appointment or email uaf-career@alaska.edu.

provides a launching point for personal exploration into majors and careers. You can:

  • Take a free assessment with either six questions or 60.
  • Explore how much demand a certain major or career has in 性十八.cc鈥檚 job market.
  • Determine the salary and education needed for the career of your choice.
  • Build a resume.
  • Translate your military and work experience.

This assessment looks at the individual's motivations, clarifies interests, analyzes culture fit and provides a direction to explore careers. Built on psychologist John Holland鈥檚 theory, it鈥檚 backed by more than 80 years of research into how people of similar interests are employed and what motivates individuals in the workplace.

This assessment is great if you:

  • Are trying to figure out your major or how your interest could be turned into a career.
  • Are interested in changing career fields but do not know where to begin.
  • Want to find a career that compliments your learning, working and leadership style.
  • Want to gain a deeper self-awareness about your strengths.

The MBTI helps you identify your unique preferences and gifts. You will gain insight into how you direct and receive energy, take in information, decide and come to conclusions, and approach the outside world. Your natural preferences in these four areas sort you into one of 16 distinct MBTI personality types. The insight you gain into yourself will allow you to better understand and value individual differences. Understanding these types gives you objective insight that you can use to enhance your professional and personal relationships, as well as your direction, focus and choices.

Other Links

UAF Career Services is committed to providing resources to our entire diverse student body.  Below please find selected resources for special populations and affinity groups.  If you have a question about any of the resources you see here or if you are searching for a particular resource please contact us at uaf-career@alaska.edu.

Neurodivergent in the Workplace

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LGBTQ2IA+ in the Workplace 

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  • Gender Diversity Brochure
  • Gender Inclusion 101 training provided to educate students and employees at UAF on ways to foster diversity and inclusion in education and work environments  (email: uaf-TIX@alaska.edu
  • and housing provide options that allow transgender students to use the facilities that are consistent with their gender identities 
  • is a student group that promotes diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunities for everyone on the UAF campus 
  • is a student organization that works on reproductive justice for LGBTQ groups (email: genactionuaf@gmail.com
  • The UAF Green Dot strategy is a violence prevention program that provides bystander training to recognize potentially harmful situations and safely intervene 
  • oversees fair and equitable recruitment, professional development and retention of employees at UAF 
  • Lavender Graduation 
  • Nanook Diversity and Action Center (NDAC) is a student-focused center that promotes inclusion, social justice, and cultural pluralism to support intersectional identities across campus 
  • Stonewall LLC is a Living Learning Community that is safe and inclusive for students 
  • Student Health and Counseling Center provides medical and counseling services to eligible students, including hormone therapy  

External Resources 

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  • video series 
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  • is a national LGBTQ nonprofit run by college students that connects students with LGBTQ-friendly career opportunities 
  • is a global nonprofit that aims to transform workplaces, inspire leaders, and develop truly inclusive cultures  
  • is an American group of labor union activists that promotes equality in workplaces, unions, and communities for LGBTQIA+ professionals

LGBTQIA+ Scholarships & Fellowships

  • , for students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population
  • empowers LGBTQ students to access and succeed in their education at four-year institutions in the U.S.
  • is a single application for 60+ scholarship opportunity for students from 性十八.cc, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington  
  •   supports students from diverse backgrounds to research-oriented careers in law and social science
  • is for LGBTQ leaders of color or transgender leaders who seek to expand campaign and policy-making skills