Explore Your Options - Careers
Professional staff from Academic Advising are glad to visit with you to discuss your interests and skills and see how they relate to majors and/or careers. To make an appointment, visit our office in 102 Gilcrhist Hall / Follon Student Services Center or call 319-273-3406. Peer Academic Advisors in Residence are also available to assist you with your seach in these areas.
Online Resources at the University of Northern Iowa
Career Cruising - Complete the Career Matchmaker section of this web-based career exploration program to match your interests to possible careers. You can also find detailed information on specific careers and interview with individuals working in the field. Log in using your UNI ID number.
Major and Career Handouts - These handouts (in pdf format) from UNI Career Services for selected majors and career areas provide information on topics such as:
- Selected resources available from the Career Services Library
- Selected web resources
- Possible work settings, occupational titles and employers
The Academic Advising Online Resource Collection - By Major - Online resources organized by major used by academic advisors in Academic Advising in assisting individuals with academic and career exploration.
The Academic Advising Online Resource Collection - By Career - Online resources organized by career area used by academic advisors in Academic Advising in assisting individuals with academic and career exploration.
Events, Workshops, and Classes at the University of Northern Iowa
Additional Online Resources
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Search by keyword or index for information on training and education, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and related occupations.
Career Guide to Industries - Search by keyword or index for information on occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions.
O*Net Online - Find occupational information relating to tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities and context, interests, work values, wages and employment and related occupations.
America's Career Infonet- Review occupational profiles including wages; employment trends; knowledge, skills and abilities; education and training; and link to other web resources. Career videos showing the types of work individuals do in near 550 careers are also available.
JobWeb - Offers career development and job-search advice for new college graduates.
Explore Careers - From The Princeton Review. Find career profiles including information on day in the life, quality of life, past & future, facts and figures, and related majors and graduate programs.