Job Database & Career Research

Looking for employment or an internship?

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Check out UAA Handshake!

UAA Career Exploration & Services manages a free online job database for UAA students and alumni, also known as UAA Handshake. 

Please go to to start using your account! 

For any technical/how-to questions about Handshake, please go to

Still have questions? Contact UAA Career Exploration & Services at (907)786-6913 or


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Accessing AKCIS

To access AKCIS, click on the logo above or copy and paste this URL into your browser:
Use the following login information to access AKCIS:

Username: uaanchorage
Password: 4Student
Let AKCIS help narrow these questions down for you.  

  • Find detailed information on specific careers. 
  • Take the assessment tests or do the Occupational Search that AKCIS offers in order to help you decide what major of study or what career path to choose. 
  • Find out what occupations would best suit you personally. 
  • Search for financial aid opportunities. 

AKCIS is a fabulous tool with a plethora of information to guide and assist you in your vocational and career endeavors.
Note: AKCIS is licensed to the Career Development Center for UAA use only. 

The Alaska Career Information System (AKCIS) is a comprehensive career guidance system that provides information and exploration tools to people throughout Alaska.

  • AKCIS is the only regularly updated source of both Alaska and national occupational information.
  • AKCIS provides information to Alaska native and rural populations.
  • AKCIS is the only system that provides information based on the needs of Alaskans.
  • AKCIS contains numerous tools for sorting its occupational and educational information.


Other Job Search/Career Research Websites

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