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. Log in to review the CHC Career Readiness learning path! You can also access the University Career Center’s Networking, Job Hunt, and Senior Collection learning paths for more content.


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


Searching for Opportunities


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


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.


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


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.


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


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


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.



Career Conversations 

Connect with alumni and professionals to hear more about their field, journey, or advice! Career Conversations (or Informational Interviews) are very common. Browse content through LinkedIn Learning such as the CHC Career Readiness or the University Career Center Networking learning paths to get started.

CHC Networking

Current CHC students can use the online alumni book, CHC Connections, to search for alums by major, company, area of interest, graduation year, and more. Review these Tips and Suggestions for contacting CHC alums.


Additional Career Services for Specific Academic Departments