For additional news articles, videos, and websites on various career related topics, click on the following topics to view an expanded list of information.
Special note: UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services does not own or maintain the websites listed below, and we have no control over their content. We provide the external links as a service to UD students and do not expressly endorse any of the programs or services. These links will take you to websites beyond the University of Dubuque's website.
Free Skills Assessment:
To evaluate how your skills relate to a prospective career (Free):
- Back to College For adults returning to college
- CareerOneStop Like the title says, your one stop shop for career exploration
- Career Overview Info on careers, career change, salary information
- CollegeGrad.com Great career articles, videos, and tips
- Experience.com Career launching guide
- RoadTrip Nation Awesome website on students taking control of their career exploration and traveling the world to gain career insight from career professionals. Highly recommend!
- Science's Next Wave Students interested in a career in science
- Vocation Vacations Ready for a career change?
- Inside Jobs Discover your career options
Cost of Living Calculator
Financial Aid for Grad School
- Minority students seeking graduate or professional school http://www.shropshiregroup.org/
- US News "Paying for Graduate School" http://www.usnews.com/sections/education/paying-for-graduate-school/
Graduate & Professional School Directories
Graduate & Professional School Website Resources
Health and Wellness
Helpful information on how to join a gym, cost a doctor/dentist, and keeping fit/
Health Insurance and Benefits
- Understanding Health Insurance - article
- Understanding Life Insurance - article
- Getting Healthcare without a job - article
Housing Assistance for Internships & Jobs
Voted #1 best resources for the best off campus housing. No broker fees and short term leases available!
Search nationally for pet friendly apartments, college apartments, military housing, rental data, or affordable housing.
With over 1.8 million listings nationwide, this site offers the world's first apartment-matching engine.
Interview Attire Advice
- Job Interview Tutorial -- a free tutorial designed to help you become more knowledgeable about all aspects of job interviews, with more than 50 pages of tips, suggestions, and expert advice
- Interview Question Collections -- a list of the best collections of typical interview questions -- by types of interviews and by industry.
- Avoid These 10 Interview Bloopers -- to succeed in job interviews, job-seekers need to excel in interviews and avoid these typcial bloopers.
- 10 Deadly Sins of Interviewing: Top Ways to Bomb a Job Interview -- a discussion of the things never to do in job interview. Not getting job offers? Review these top ways to bomb job interview
- http://www.job-interview.net/ Tips on how to interview
- How to Interview http://www.howtointerview.com/
Job Search Preparation
- About.com Dress for success article
- Ask the Head Hunter
- College Grad Job Search Job search advice
- GradSpot.com Great resources and advice on a little bit of everything
- Job Hunters Bible tips and advice
- Job Interview tips and advice
- Quintessential Careers Articles on all aspects of the job search. Quite helpful
- Carerer Insider: Bunch of tips for interviewing. Must log in with UD email to access
- Wall Street Journal: Job Hunting Work, employment and salary trends
- WorkBloom Job Search and Career Resources
- Nursing Degree Guide interviews with practicing nurses, nursing articles
Managing Your Finances
Networking and Making Connections
- Develop a LinkedIn account, social media site which connects you with career minded professionals
- UD Alumni Center Connect with UD Alumni
- Learn about campus clubs and organizations through UD's Student Activities Office
Researching Careers, Industries, & Companies
- The Career Insider: Sponsored by the Vault, this website provides information on top businesses in various industries. Must log in with UD email address
Salary Information within the U.S.
Summer Housing Options
Graduate/Professional School Testing Preparation
- Kaplan www.kaptest.com
- The Princeton Review www.testprep.princetonreview.com
- Please visit the comprehensive Veterans Resource Moodle page