Add Career Content & Events as Class Assignments

Incorporate career content, services and/or events into your classes and help your students develop career management skills, become aware of our services and gain critical networking and career path search skills.

To get started, complete THIS FORM to tell us which service and/or event you'd like to add to your class or program so that we can ensure our staff are available for your students during your assignment deadline.

Add Career Curriculum Modules to your class Blackboard:

The UA Career Development Center has curated career-related information, videos and class assignments that can be copied into your class Blackboard site. Seven modules are available to choose from:

  • Write a Resume & Cover Letter: Learn and practice the correct format to write a resume and cover letter for a scholarship, job, club application, internship, graduate program or reference letter.
  • Interview Skills: Learn and practice how to prepare for, complete, and follow-up after a formal interview for a job, internship or professional school admission.
  • Salary Negotiation: Learn how to use an online Cost-of-Living tool and Glassdoor.com to research and compare salaries among various locations and determine an applicants' value in specific industries.
  • Informational Interview (using RazorLink): Practice active listening, expose yourself to another person's career and academic experience and develop professional connections with alumni and friends of the university using the UA's mentoring platform, RazorLink.
  • Career Launch (using LinkedIn & Handshake): Create effective LinkedIn and Handshake profiles and learn to build and enhance an online professional presence.
  • Career Services Scavenger Hunt: Students will learn about all of the career resources and services available to them through the UA Career Development Center's website. Find assessments, resume templates, major & career path information, skills employers are looking for and job & grad school search tips.
  • College and Career Plan for UP: Use What Can I Do With a Major In… website to explore how academic interests can parlay into different college experiences and prepare for different careers after graduation.

Add Career Fairs/Events

  • Require students to attend a career fair and meet with at least 3 booths. Students can practice researching employers, introducing themselves and building a professional network by attending career fairs. Career Fair information can be found on our events page or in Handshake.
  • Require students to attend a career event to aid in their professional development. Dozens of career events are offered each semester. Check Handshake for the most updated options or talk with your college's career rep to identify options that relate to your course material.
  • Many of our career events require business casual dress. Please ensure your students dress business casual or business professional when attending a career fair. Students can view our Dress for Success page for more details.

Add a Resume Review

  • Students may have their resume reviewed by a Career Peer Mentor visiting the Career Studio in ARKU 607, Monday-Thursdays from 11:00am-5:00pm or by emailing cstudio@uark.edu. If requiring a Studio visit for your class, contact the Assistant Director - Career Studio at cstudio@uark.edu to discuss assignment guidelines as well as ensure enough staffing is available before class deadlines.
  • Students may have their resumes reviewed by an employer during Walk-in Resume Reviews. See the events calendar for dates.
  • Faculty and staff who would like to review their own students' resumes can use the UA Resume Rubric.

*If requiring students to visit the Career Studio, give us a heads up so that we can ensure enough staffing during your deadline dates. Email cstudio@uark.edu.

Add a Mock Interview

  • Students may complete a mock interview with a career peer mentor by visiting the Career Studio in ARKU 607, Monday - Thursday, 11:00am-5:00pm. Students will receive feedback using the mock interview rating form. If requiring a Studio visit for your class, contact the Assistant Director of the Career Studio at cstudio@uark.edu to discuss assignment guidelines as well as ensure enough staffing is available before class deadlines.
  • Students can practice answering interview questions online with Optimal Resume (Interview Prep).

Add a Career-Focused Class Assignment:

Submit your request to add a career-focused assignment to your class by completing the following form.