Seniors

Senior Year

Plan ahead and set reasonable career goals for yourself. By now you are facing a transition from college to graduate school or a career position. Graduate school applications, reference letters, and test scores must be submitted early. MyInterfase job listings and on-campus interviews, arkansasjobs.net job listings, directemployers.com, NaceWeb, LinkedIn Jobs, and career fairs will help you identify prospective employers and career positions. International students can get information about companies that offer sponsorships at MyVisaJobs.
  • Participate in Career Services on campus interviews via MyInterfase.
  • Look for additional jobs via MyInterfaseArkansasjobs.net,  NaceWeb, and LinkedIn Jobs.
  • Use your contacts to identify job opportunities and get referrals.
  • Attend Career Fairs.
  • Confirm your remaining degree requirements at the beginning of the year so there are no “surprises” when it comes time to graduate.
  • Participate in another internship to make your resume incredibly impressive to employers.
  • Prepare for your first job. Talk with UCA alumni about their first year on the job and some of the challenges you can expect.
  • Continue to update your resume and have it reviewed by Career Services. Adapt your resume to the positions for which you are applying.
  • Sign up for Senior Mock Interviews and get some practice to improve your interviewing skills.
  • Write to and join professional associations.
  • Network, network, network.
  • Organize your job search and send out resumes.

   

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