Events at Career Services


Career Events & Programs


Career Services hosts career fairs, professional development workshops, and other programs throughout the academic year. A full list of our upcoming events can be found below and on Handshake, UAA's career management platform.



Workforce Recruitment Program Info Session

Wednesday, September 20 | 12 pm - 1 pm (AKT) 
Join us for an informative orientation session on the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), a remarkable opportunity offered by the federal government for students and recent graduates with disabilities.This session will provide an in-depth overview of WRP's mission, application process, and the myriad benefits it offers to participants. Gain insights into how WRP connects talented individuals with disabilities to internships and full-time employment within federal agencies, fostering inclusivity and equal access to rewarding careers. This session will equip you with the knowledge and resources to navigate and leverage the WRP effectively. Don't miss this chance to learn about an exceptional program that can open doors to exciting opportunities in the federal government.

How to Use Handshake

Thursday, September 21 | 1 pm - 2 pm (AKT) 
Join Career Services for a virtual workshop for students & alumni to learn how to best use Handshake. We will go over how to create a profile, how to search for jobs, and many other features that Handshake has to offer!

Neurodivergent in the Workplace

Tuesday, September 26 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm (AKT) 
Join UAA Career Services for "Neurodivergent in the Workplace," featuring a panel of accomplished neurodivergent professionals sharing their personal stories, practical advice, and valuable recommendations for achieving success in the workplace. Gain valuable insights, learn effective strategies, and discover how to leverage your unique strengths in the professional world.

Workforce Recruiting Program Application Workshop

Wednesday, October 4 | 12 pm - 1 pm (AKT) 
Join Career Services for a virtual workshop offering dedicated application assistance to students with disabilities applying for the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). This hands-on session is designed to equip students with the tools and guidance they need to navigate the WRP application process with confidence. We will walk you through each step of the application, from understanding eligibility criteria to crafting compelling resumes and cover letters that highlight your unique strengths and experiences. Gain valuable insights into showcasing your skills and abilities effectively, and receive personalized feedback to enhance your application.

Breaking Down Professionalism

Thursday, October 5 | 1 pm - 2 pm (AKT) 
Join Career Services for a workshop that explains standard business professional expectations and compares the traditional professionalism expectations and how to navigate them in a modern day work environment.

Queer in the Workplace

Wednesday, November 8 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm (AKT)
Explore important topics surrounding LGBTQ+ experiences in professional settings at "Queer in the Workplace," co-hosted by UAA Career Services and the Pride Center. Join us in the Pride Center for a panel discussion followed by an interactive Q&A session covering topics like coming out to co-workers, embracing authenticity at work, and navigating evolving standards of professionalism. Gain invaluable insights, practical advice, personal stories that will empower you to thrive as a queer individual in the workplace and gain the tools to create an inclusive and affirming work environment.

Lunch & Learn: Cracking the Interview Code with ChatGPT

Wednesday, November 15 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm (AKT)
Join UAA Career Services for an engaging workshop that reveals the secrets to interview success with the assistance of ChatGPT. Uncover the power of this new technology in preparing for job interviews and gaining a competitive edge. Discover effective strategies to anticipate and answer common interview questions, polish your communication skills, and boost your confidence. Through practical demonstrations and a Q&A session, you'll learn how to leverage ChatGPT's insights to showcase your qualifications, articulate your strengths, and make a lasting impression on potential employers.

Accounting Recruitment Week - Meet the Firms

Accounting Recruitment Week - Meet the Firms is an event exclusively for our UAA accounting students. Please click the event hyperlink above to learn more. 

Tuesday, September 19 | 4 pm - 6 pm (AKT) 
Student Union, 2901 Sprit Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

Fall 2023 Career Fair 

We look forward to welcoming UAA students and alumni to our fall semester career fairs. Please click the hyperlink above to learn more about this event. 

Tuesday, October 24 | 1 pm - 5 pm (AKT) 
Student Union, 2901 Sprit Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

JC Penny Suit-Up

August 19 - October 29 | Ongoing | Virtual
Dress to impress at your next networking event, interview, and job by updating your wardrobe! UAA Career Services is excited to partner with JCPenney as they launch their annual sale. Join us for the JCPenney Suit-Up sale from August 19 - October 29, 2023. Participate virtually ( or at your local store!

Text ALASKA to 67292 to receive your 30% off coupon code valid August 19 - October 29.