Faculty/Staff Guide to Career Services: Career Development Resources for Students
Career Development Resources for Students
Check out some of the career resources students find helpful in navigating their career success! If you are interested in using these resources in your classroom, email your Career Consultant to learn more.
Handshake is UGA's Career Services platform where students can make career counseling appointments and access the online job and internship board.
Using this resource, students can download Career Center approved sample resumes to help them get started with this daunting task. Each sample can be downloaded as a word or pdf document where students can easily replace the resume content with their information.
The UGA Career Center's "What Can I Do with a Major In ... ?" pages address questions such as "What does my major prepare me for?" and "Where have UGA graduates with a particular major found employment?"
The Career Outcomes Initiative provides insight into the employment and continuing education status of UGA graduates within an average of 6 months of their graduation date.
For quick career questions, attend Career Center drop-in hours, hosted every Monday - Friday from 11 am - 2 pm. Students can also schedule individual appointments with their Career Consultant to begin discussing a range of career-related topics.
Offered twice each year, "Intern For A Day" is a voluntary job shadowing experience. Students spend time observing and working with employers to gain an understanding of the culture of the organization and its industry.
Interstride is an interactive tool for both international and domestic students to enhance their international experience and employment potential. The platform consists of job-listings, hiring trends, employer information, self-assessments, and up-to-date immigration guidance. You may access Interstride using your UGA MyID.
The UGA Mentor Program is the University’s first comprehensive mentorship initiative that connects students with experienced UGA alumni via a digital platform. Students can search and request a mentor using a variety of search criteria including: industry, identity, major, location and more. There are milestones and resources on the platform to help students and mentors along the way.