CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER SERVICES
Individual Career Coaching
The Career Development Center offers individualized appointments to College of Business undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni for a wide variety of career support. Explore career opportunities and gain the tools and resources necessary to succeed in your chosen industry.
Resume Reviews and Mock Interviews
Set up an appointment to have your resume reviewed from an experienced career development professional. Our career staff will help to refine, tailor and proofread your resume to make sure you're prepared for your next job or internship application.
Connections to Career Opportunities
The Career Development Center offers students Handshake, an online job portal to explore local, national and international job and internship opportunities available to College of Business students. All businesses and organizations have been screened and verified by the Career Development Center and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) posts nationwide internships, jobs, and events being offered by organizations on Handshake for the convenience of students. Postings do not represent an endorsement of any organization, job posting nor event, and UCCS makes no guarantees about posting accuracies, the information provided by the employer, nor if the posting meets an legal requirements of such posting within the state. It is the responsibility of student to perform due diligence in researching employers, postings, and events. If you suspect a fraudulent employer, job posting, or event has been posted, please contact the UCCS College of Business Career Center at email@example.com or by phone call to 719-255-3120.
Experiential Learning is a requirement for all College of Business students to complete at least 150 hours of work experience. The experience can be any work experience earned before coming to campus, an on-campus employment, off-campus employment, military experience (current or previous), volunteer work, internship (current or previous), etc., and does not have to be related to your degree. All work experiences need to be verifiable via email and will require a job description. If you do not have a current job description, a Word document outlining the main tasks, skills, and responsibilities of the job will suffice.
Internships at the Undergraduate and Graduate Level
An internship through the College of Business is the best way to gain real-world experience while enrolled in a degree program. Strengthen your resume and test-drive your chosen career path with an industry specific internship. Internships are available for all majors and levels. Academic credit is available for undergraduate students starting at the sophomore level and graduate students at all levels.
Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. These projects enable Career Launchers to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks as they seek the right full-time roll.
Learn directly from leading companies and gain valuable career skills by completing virtual work experiences through Forage! This work-simulation service is free to use for all UCCS College of Business students.
Your resume is often the first impression you make with an employer. Utilize our online resources or schedule an individualized resume session with our office.
Read our tips and tricks to help you nail your upcoming interview. Then, make an appointment to practice your skills in a mock interview with our staff.
Targeted phishing emails and LinkedIn messages offering employment opportunities are prevalent. Jobs that sound too good to be true should raise a red flag for anyone. Fake job postings can come from unsolicited emails sent to your student account and in online job listing sites. You can start with these basic guidelines to avoid a potential scam.
Student Clubs and Organizations
Join the community! The College of Business has multiple student clubs that offer unique experiences, projects, and opportunities to build on-campus relationships.
Every semester the Career Development Center hosts a variety of career-centered events for undergraduate and graduate students. Find out how you can participate in upcoming events by clicking the button below.
Find your ROAR! The R.O.A.R. program prepares undergraduate College of Business students for their transition from college to career.