University of Alaska Anchorage Resources

  • Advising & Testing Center: 907.786.4500

    • Academic & Career Advising: Exploratory/Undeclared and Associate of Arts students
    • My Major Discovery Program: Online guide to help you choose a major.
      • Self-Assessment Tools: Strong Interest Inventory, Career Cluster Survey, etc.
      • What Can I Do With This Major: Website that connects majors to common career areas
    • Courses: Introduction to Career Exploration (COUN A101), Creating Success in College (GUID A150)
  • Career Connections

    • UAA Career Connections: Assist in connecting UAA majors with careers clusters
    • To Access: Click on your degree program, i.e., undergraduate, graduate or UAA extended sites programs (MatSu, Kenai, Kodiak, Prince William Sound) and choose your academic degree program. See Career Connections located on bottom of first page of Educational Pathway Publications.
  • Career Services Center: 907.786.4513

    • Students, Alumni, Community Members: Career fairs, counseling, career resource tools, internships, volunteering, leadership, international opportunities, career library, mock & virtual interviews, as well as resume assistance.
 

State of Alaska Resources

  • Alaska Career Information System

    Username: uaacareerctr Password: akcis02

    • Occupations: General information such as  occupational descriptions, future outlooks, wages, videos, interviews by professionals in field, career clusters, green jobs, military & civilian counterpart links
    • Education & Training: Programs of study descriptions and apprenticeships
    • Employment: Entrepreneurial and self-employment exploration tools, military jobs, and job search information
    • Assessment Tools: Reality check, interest profiler, skills inventory, work importance locator
    • My Portfolio: Personal portfolio to organize research and results
  • Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

    • Occupational Information: Alaska occupations, career ladders, gas-line, healthcare, green  & STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) jobs, occupational forecasts, related "Trends" articles
    • Industry Information: Industry forecasts, largest employers, mass layoff data, seafood industry
    • Training Information: Alaska Training Clearinghouse: providers, programs & occupations
  • Alaska Job Center Network

    • Main Menu: Labor market information, job training, Alaska job centers, job seeker resources
    • Hot Topics: Apprenticeships, hot jobs in fields such as healthcare, oil, gas, mining, construction and transportation
    • Quick Links: ALEXsys (Alaska’s job bank), state government jobs, job fairs calendar, etc.
 

National Resources

  • America's Career InfoNet

    • Occupational Information: Profiles, fastest growing, most job openings, top wages, military to civilian occupational translator
    • Industry Information: Industry profile by state, fastest growing & highest paying industries, largest & declining employment
    • State Information: Profiles and labor market information by state
    • Career Tools: Career resource library, education & training finder, salary information
    • Career Videos: Cluster & career, career videos in Spanish, skills & abilities, industry & work options
  • College Board Major & Career Search

    • View: Major & career categories to help you explore academic and occupational opportunities as well as the link between majors and careers.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    • Occupation Groups: Detailed information on various occupations such as job summaries, median pay, educational requirements and future job projections.
    • Additional Links: Career articles from the OOQ (Occupational Outlook Quarterly) and employment projections
  • O*Net Online

    • Find Occupations: Bright outlook careers, career clusters, green economy sector, in-demand industries, job zones (careers based on education preparation), STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)
    • Advanced Search: Interests, skills, knowledge, abilities, tools & technology
    • My Next Move: Your dream careers, interest profiler, careers aligned with military jobs
  • Career Technical Education (CTE)

    • Career Clusters: Pathways and associated occupations