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Career Services - Life After College

As Jenny Blake, owner of the blog "Life After College",once noted "There is no manual for the real world". While we cannot provide a "Life Manual", we can provide you with the tools and resources you need to function and be successful beyond the University of Dubuque. The following resources were compiled to help you with managing life, work, finances, and all the details in between.

 

CONSIDERING GRADUATE OR PROFSSIONAL SCHOOL? For those continuing their education after their undergraduate studies, this guide provides helpful resources.

 

  Changing or Advancing Your Career: Ready to make a change in your job or career? The Career Insider is here to help you make that transition.  From career exploration to career advice, this online career library has everything.  To access the career vault website, click here and register an account using your UD email address.

 

*Special Note: The Career Insider is only available to current UD students with a current UD email address.

Settling into a Lifestyle: Learn about real estate, renting apartments, tips on moving, traveling, cooking, and let's not forget,  having fun as an adult! To access these resources, click here to go to the Additional Resources page and find the tab option "Settling into a Lifestyle."

 

Managing Your Finances:  Provides information from how to pick a credit card, to handling taxes, to paying off school loans. To access these resources, click here to go to the Additional Resources page and find the tab option "Managing Your Finances".

Health and Wellness: Sometimes as students prepare for the job search, the idea of health and wellness takes a backseat. Staying healthy, finding a healthcare provider, and wading through health insurance options are all aspects that you may have on the front of your mind after graduation. To access these resources, click here to go to the Additional Resources page and find the tab option"Health and Wellness".

Settling into the Workplace: The transition from college life to work life can sometimes be a major adjustment for students. The following resources are designed to help you make that transition from afternoon naps after class, to afternoon meetings. To access these resources, click here to go to the Additional Resources page and find the tab option "Settling into the Workplace".  

 

***REMINDER TO  UD ALUMNI***  Many of UD's Career Service resources and services are available to you as a UD Alum. Click here to learn more about the full List of Services.

 

For more information please contact Career Services:

(563)-589-3132

(563)-589-3113

(563)-589-3167

(OR)

career@dbq.edu