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Career Development Center

Welcome UM Students

During this time that classes are being held remotely, the Career Development Center is still open for business. Our physical location is closed, but we are open virtually to advise you and provide needed resources. Contact us directly to schedule an appointment and take advantage of our services. To begin the process, simply send an e-mail message to one of the two career counselors and we will personally address your concerns.

Michael Lebeau
Jana Musselwhite

Also, please be aware that an assortment of informational materials is available right here on our website, including a variety of instructional handouts, preparation checklists, template, samples, databases, articles, links, and videos.

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Chart Your Course

Career Development Center | We offer a variety of resources to help you reach your professional goals. Our services are available by appointment only to all current students and alumni. You can contact us by phone or e-mail to schedule an appointment.

Academics | We can help you decide on an academic major that fits your strengths and aligns with your career goal. We provide resources to help you explore, research and investigate your career options.

Career Tests | We offer career assessment tools to help you learn more about your personality and how it relates to your career choice. Our career tests will measure your strengths, abilities, interests, and other personal traits.  We administer the Self-Directed Search (by John Holland) and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Experience | We offer guidance regarding your efforts in extending your education beyond the classroom. We can help you identify campus projects, student organizations, clubs, and extracurricular activities that will enhance your experience and support your career pursuits.

Opportunities | We provide a listing part-time off-campus positions, internship opportunities, volunteer options, and full-time career openings.

Job Market | We will assist you with your job market tools, including a professional resume and cover letter. We offer assistance with interview preparation, networking techniques, and job search strategies.

Helpful Information

Location: Farmer Hall | Second Floor
Telephone: 205.665.6262
Social Media: @umcareer

Career Action Plan
Professional Resources
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Job Postings

Informational Resources

Behavioral Interviews Campaign Outline Career Action Plan Career Exploration Career PhilosophyCareer Planning College to CareerCover LettersEtiquette Tips Interview AttireInterview Prep SheetInterview Skills Job Market StrategiesNetworking Personality & CareerPersonality Map References Resume SamplesResume Writing Sales PitchSelf-ReflectionSkills Employers Value Thank You LetterWork Ethic