Student Services

Career Development Center

Welcome UM Students

We look forward to working with you! We offer our services and resources to all UM students, in all majors, all class levels, and all career paths. We provide career counseling and comprehensive assistance with career planning, career exploration, professional development, and job market strategies. Contact us to schedule an appointment. To begin the process, simply send us an e-mail message, contact us by phone, or drop by our office in person.

To Schedule an Appointment:
Telephone: 205-665-6262
Location: Farmer Hall | Second Floor

Also, a valuable assortment of informational materials is available right here on our website, including a variety of instructional handouts, preparation checklists, templates, samples, databases, articles, links, and videos.

Helpful Information

Facebook | Social Media
Instagram | Social Media
FalconLink | UM Social Media
YouTube | Videos
Handshake | Students
Handshake | Employers
Opportunities | Job Postings
Upcoming Career Events
Suit Project | Professional Clothes Closet
Occupational Outlook Handbook
My Plan | Majors and Careers
Career Ship | Mapping Your Future
Professional Resources
Career Planning Tools
Career Exploration
College Experience
Job Market Tools
Resume Writing Resources

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.

Informational Resources

Behavioral Interviews
Campaign Outline
Career Action Plan
Career Exploration
Career Philosophy
Career Planning
College to Career Transition
Cover Letters
Curriculum Vita

Etiquette Tips
Graduate School Application
Graduate School Tests
Interest Skills Values
Interview Prep Sheet
Interview Skills
Interview Attire

Job Market Strategies
Medical School Interview Questions
Networking Techniques
Personality and Career
Personality Map
Professional Letters
Professional Profile
Resume Samples
Resume Writing
Resume Words
Sales Pitch
Self Reflection
Skills Employers Value
Thank You Letter
Virtual Interview
Work Ethic

To Schedule an Appointment:
Telephone: 205-665-6262
Location: Farmer Hall | Second Floor