University of Alaska Anchorage Resources

  • Advising & Testing Center: 907.786.4500

    • Academic & Career Advising: Exploratory/Undeclared and Associate of Arts students
    • Self-Assessment Tools: Strong Interest Inventory, Career Cluster Survey, etc.
    • My Major Discovery Program: Resources, tools, and online guide to assist UAA current and prospective students ( e.g., 11th & 12th grade high school students, transfer students) choose a major
    • 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  
  • Career Development 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.

Undergraduate Programs



State of Alaska Resources

  • Alaska Career Information System

    Username: uaacareerctr Password: 4Student

    • 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