Virtual Career Center
We offer UCF students online resources, available 24/7, to help plan for their career.
Explore Self, Majors and Careers
Create an account, UCF group license is LCPJ3JQV. 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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Provides references to a variety of career planning and employment seeking tools.
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.
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.
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.
New resource with hundreds of articles about “how to become” almost any career. Includes over 200 careers to research.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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!
Prepare for the Job Search
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 is an interactive tool that students can use to enhance their interviewing skills. Through videotaped 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.
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.
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.
The hub for compensation data, with salary data for more than 1,000 occupations in 560 regions of the United States.
Apply for a Job
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.
Work with a Career Services consultant to help you with:
- Resume and cover letter writing
- Registering and searching for jobs in the state’s largest online database, Employ Florida Marketplace
- On-the-Job training/internships
- Professional development workshops
View their calendar of hiring events: CareerSource events calendar
Network of close to 100 “one-stop centers” throughout Florida to provide comprehensive job search assistance for all industries and skill levels.
Job opportunities posted by employers in alliance with the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.
Access to Central Florida’s full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal jobs.
Customized job searches based on career field and geographical location.
Search jobs, company reviews and salaries by company name or job title.
Includes access from thousands of websites, major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
Search for job opportunities across the United States on Simply Hired. Browse by job category, city, state, employer and more.
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.
The ability 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.
Provides information on Federal Government job opportunities.
Research international organizations and employers!
- Amnesty International
- European Union
- Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program
- Habitat for Humanity
- International Civil Aviation Organization
- International Trade Administration
- Global Environment Facility
- International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
- International Development Association
- International Telecommunications Union
- International Trade Centre
- Peace Corps
- United Nations
- The World Bank
- World Food Programme
- World Health Organization
- UN Job Finder
Attend Graduate School
Offers information and direct links to a wide variety of graduate schools and programs.
Official test preparation materials for the GRE.
Provides information for preparation of graduate school entrance exams including sample tests and tutorials.