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UAA celebrates National Career Development Month with events throughout November

by Michelle Saport  |   

UAA Career Exploration & Services is offering a variety of career-related events throughout November to celebrate National Career Development Month (NCDM). These are opportunities to meet local Anchorage employers as well as UAA alumni, faculty, and staff who are genuinely interested in helping students reach their career goals. Check out these events, register early, and take advantage of these free opportunities to expand your knowledge and your career network.

JCPenney Suit-Up Sunday, Nov. 4, 6-9 p.m. JCPenney Store (406 W. 5th Ave.) Registration information: Pre-registration on Handshake is required by 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Parking: A friendly reminder about downtown parking: Street parking is free on Sundays and the JCPenney Garage is free for the first hour and $1.25 per hour for additional hours. Want to avoid trying to find parking downtown? Use your Wolfcard to ride the PeopleMover! For more information, visit the U-Pass web page.

Branding 101: Your Online Identity Tuesday, Nov. 6, Noon-1 p.m. Student Union, Lyla Richards Conference Room Registration information: Space is limited. Make sure to save your seat by registering on Handshake: choose the blue "+RSVP for Event" button in the events section.

UAA 2018 Fall Career Fair Thursday, Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Student Union Registration information: Please let us know you will attend by choosing the blue "+Join Event" button in Handshake. Visit the UAA Career Exploration and Services check in table during this event for a chance to win a prize!

Professionalism & Me Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Multicultural Center (Rasmuson Hall, Room 106) Registration information: Space is limited. Make sure to save your seat by registering on Handshake: choose the blue "+RSVP for Event" button in the events section.

Federal Application Workshop for UAA & APU Students & Alumni Friday, Nov. 16, Noon-2 p.m. UAA Main Campus (location provided upon registration) Light refreshments provided by Alaska Pacific University (APU) Registration information: Pre-registration is required by Noon on Thursday, Nov. 15. UAA students/alumni may register on Handshake; APU students and alumni may register by contacting Robin Brooks at careerservices@alaskapacific.edu.

Salary Negotiation Workshop for UAA & APU Students & Alumni Friday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. UAA Main Campus (location provided upon registration) Light refreshments provided by Alaska Pacific University (APU) Registration information: Pre-registration is required by Noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28. UAA students/alumni may register on Handshake; APU students/alumni may register by contacting Robin Brooks at careerservices@alaskapacific.edu.

Not sure you have a Handshake Account? (uaa.joinhandshake.com) All enrolled UAA main campus students have a Seawolves@Work (Powered by Handshake) account.

  • Current UAA students: Log in with your UAA email and password.
  • UAA alumni: Please create an account with your personal e-mail.
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