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Career Services

We offer UCF students online resources, available 24/7, to help plan for their career.

MyPlan

Create an account, UCF group license is 4X8ELUME. Take free assessments to determine your values, interests, personality and skills. Match your preferences to career possibilities. Look at the career database which includes career profiles, job descriptions, educational requirements and career outlook information.

Princeton Review Career Autobiography

This site allows you to view information about thousands of careers, including, facts and figures, related majors, graduate programs, present and future information, and quality of life, two year, five years and ten years in.

O*NET

The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information.

Choices Planner

Learn about yourself with assessments and connect your academic plans with career goals. This site offers an interest inventory to profile work interests and help match them to career options; work values sorter to learn more about what you value regarding work tasks and work place environments; and a basic skills survey to help you learn more about 10 key skill areas to determine which skills need more development to achieve career goals.

To access this site: click on "Students, Adults and Postsecondary Sign In", then click on "Jump in Access".

Connecting Interest Profiler Results to UCF Majors

Once you have completed Choices Planner, follow this hexagon to connect to majors that reflect your interests. This model is based on theory that people are more satisfied and more successful in careers that match their interests, values and skills.

What Can I Do with This Major?

Helps connect majors with careers. Includes common career areas, typical employers and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Also includes a list of websites that provide information about majors and careers.

Majors Exploration

Provides references to a variety of career planning and employment seeking tools.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Produced by the US Department of Labor, this resource overviews specific work tasks, employment environments, educational qualifications, job outlook, and salary ranges for a wide variety of occupations.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

Provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career Research Guide

UCF Library link. To access off campus, you must first activate your library card. Provides references to a variety of career planning and employment seeking tools.

Becomeopedia

New resource with hundreds of articles about "how to become" almost any career. Includes over 200 careers to research.

Job Shadowing

Explore different careers! Job shadowing is the best option to explore the variety of career opportunities. Check out this website for some great interviews of different careers.

Careers in the Biomedical Sciences

Individuals with training in molecular biology and biotechnology can choose from a wide range of career paths.

Orlando Business Journal

UCF has partnered with Orlando Business Journal to make their publication available online. Access OBJ through myUCF (Available only to current students). Instructions can be found by clicking on the link above.

Goinglobal

Updated annually, this resource includes country-specific career and employment resources for over 80 locations and over 40 city career guides. You may access more than 600,000 worldwide job/internship listings and over 450,000 corporate profiles.

Please note: If you are accessing GoinGlobal off-campus, it must be accessed through KnightLink. Click HERE to create an account in KnightLink first.

Hoovers

Comprehensive search engine to research companies, people and industries.

Please note: If you are accessing this web page from an off-campus location, you will need to access the UCF library site and click on Articles and Databases (available only to current students).

GlassDoor

Gives an inside look at salaries, reviews and interview questions for over 70,000 employers.

Glassdoor has exclusively created a video tutorial for the college program! The tutorial shows students how to navigate through the latest jobs, and also research our company reviews, salary data, interview questions, and benefits sections!

Check out the student version!

KnightLink Resume Builder

A web based tool that helps you build your resume by providing a variety of formats and examples. Create an account with KnightLink, log in and then click the "Documents" tab and then the "Resume Builder" tab. Follow the on-screen steps to get your resume started.

Optimal Interview

Optimal Interview is an interactive tool that students can use to enhance their interviewing skills. Through video taped experience students can build a customized virtual interview with the option to receive professional coaching and example responses representing various educational areas and professional levels.

Ready Prep Interview

A tool to use when preparing for an interview. Search for the position you are interviewing for. The questions are listed in the order of importance based on the skills and qualities needed to do the job.

Salary.com

The internet's most popular job salary calculator. This resource offers free salary comparisons and cost of living indexes to help students make informed decision about compensation packages.

NACE Salary Calculator Center

The hub for compensation data, with salary data for more than 1,000 occupations in 560 regions of the United States.

Knightlink

Students can research information on nearly 8,000 employers as well as upload resumes, apply for job opportunities, and schedule interviews through this online resource. KnightLink currently posts over 700 job listings. Additionally, students can connect with employer mentors to discuss educational and career planning goals.

Workforce Central Florida Virtual Job Fair

Connect with employers who are looking to hire new employees for a wide range of posiitons.

Job Central

Job opportunities posted by employers in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.

Employ Florida

Network of close to 100 "one-stop centers" throughout Florida to provide comprehensive job search assistance for all industries and skill levels.

Orlando Jobs

Access to Central Florida's full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal jobs.

Career Builder

Customized job searches based on career field and geographical location.

CareerBliss

Search jobs, company reviews and salaries by company name or job title.

Indeed.com

Includes access from thousands of websites, major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

SimplyHired.com

Search for job opportunities across the United States on Simply Hired. Browse by job category, city, state, employer and more.

JobsWithUCF.com

UCF, one of the largest university in the country, is a metropolitan research university with an enrollment of more than 60,000 students. In addition to faculty positions, a wide variety of non-faculty positions are available and range from entry level through managerial in the areas of finance, administration, computer services, academic support, law enforcement, and facilities maintenance.

Idealist

The ablility to search over 57,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 165 countries. Search thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community. Includes Nonprofit Career Center with hundreds of job and internship listings.

StudentJobs

Provides information on Federal Government job opportunities.

STEMN.com – Aerospace Job Portal

Research international organizations and employers!

Peterson's Guide

Offers information and direct links to a wide variety of graduate schools and programs.

GRE.org

Official test preparation materials for the GRE.

Princeton Review

Provides information for preparation of graduate school entrance exams including sample tests and tutorials.