Career Readiness Tools & Resources

No matter your major or year in school, you have access to many platforms, services, and opportunities at UO. The CHC has linked many on this page to help you navigate your options. Take advantage of these tools and resources!

Exploring Your Interests and Planning for Your Future

Financial Wellness

Learn about financial knowledge and gain confidence in your decisions! Check out the Financial Wellness Center (FWC).

LinkedIn Learning

Access on-demand online learning for free at LinkedIn Learning. Login then click on Browse at the top of the page, then University of Oregon on the side to find the Networking, Job Hunt, and Senior Collection learning paths!

VitaNavis 

Explore majors and career options with the SuperStrong assessment! Learn about VitaNavis.

 

Searching for Opportunities

CURE

Check out the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE) to explore your options and learn more about research opportunities!  

DucksRISE

Apply to DucksRISE (Research, Internship & Student Engagement) to connect with a cohort-based program focused on bringing into effect equitable post-graduation outcomes for underserved students at UO.

GEO

Connect with Global Education Oregon (GEO) to find international experiential learning opportunities. Search the numerous study and internship abroad programs and start planning!

Handshake

Learn about jobs, internships, research, fellowships, and/or volunteer opportunities.  Activate your Handshake account and complete your profile! Even if you are not considering one of these opportunities right now, having a complete profile early on will help you be in the know.

University Career Center

The University Career Center also has more Job Search Websites.

GoinGlobal

Search for international jobs, visa/work permit process for each country, and more with GoinGlobal.

SCORE

First or second year BIPOC students interested in pursuing lab-based research during their undergraduate education can participate in SCORE (Students of Color Opportunities for Research Enrichment)!

     

    Application & Interview Support

    Interviewing

    Prepare for job interviews with the University Career Center Interview Tips and Resources. Log in to Big Interview to review the types of questions that may come up in an interview process and record yourself answering the questions to get practice. You can use this platform separately and/or before Practice Interviews with the University Career Center.

    Resume/Cover Letter Support

    Review the University Career Center resume website for help getting started with your written job application materials.

     

    Networking

    Career Conversations 

    Connect with alumni and professionals to hear more about their field, journey, or advice! Career Conversations (or another word often used is Informational Interviews) are very common. Take a look at Career Center page or browse content through LinkedIn Learning (such as this Networking learning path).

    CHC Connections

    Tips and Suggestions for contacting CHC alumni.

     

    Additional Career Services for Specific Academic Departments