TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
Career and Professional Development at UAB is here to help you reach your career goals. We provide resources and guidance to help you gain experience to successfully navigate the competitive job and graduate school markets. Through exploration experience and preparation you can succeed in your career goals.
RESUME HELP DragonTrail Jobs is UAB Career & Professional Development’s career management site for: • Accessing job listings & career information • Uploading your resume for thousands of employers to view • Meeting with a career consultant • Viewing the calendar of events, seminars and career programs
Does your resume stand out? Our office has two ways you can get the assistance needed to help develop your resume. Upload your resume to DragonTrail Jobs for an online resume review or meet with a career consultant to review your resume in person.
INTERVIEW HELP CAREER ADVICE Do you need help preparing for an upcoming interview? We have the resources available online or in person to help you. Check out our website for information on interviewing or schedule an appointment with a career consultant for a mock interview.
We have career consultants you can utilize to help with all aspects of career planning. From exploring majors and careers, to resume help and facilitating internship and co-op opportunities, weâ€™re here to help you create a career action plan!
GET EXPERIENCE 75% of employers prefer candidates with relevant work experience
Learning by doing is a great way to gain experience and determine if a major or career choice is right for you. It allows you to build your career starting freshman year and expose your talent to employers and graduate/professional schools. The type of experience you seek needs to be related to your career choice.
53% of employers have a preference for students having internship/co-op experience 73% of employers indicated that their new college hires completed an internship or co-op with their company
Various Career Fairs Employer On-Campus Recruiting Industry Panels Information Sessions
Walk-in Resume Days Career Success Workshops Professional Development Presentations UAB Expos
Each semester, we have exciting career events with multiple employers from a variety of organizations. Employers are very interested in hiring UAB students. Attending our events is a great way to make connections, build relationships, and land that job! We also provide information sessions and oncampus interviews, offered many times throughout the year. To stay up to date on our events, set up your DragonTrail Jobs account today.
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