Collaborate with the OCC

There are several ways you can collaborate with our office. View the Faculty & Staff Toolkit to learn more about our services and for tangible ways to provide career development opportunities for your students.

Questions? Connect with your college liaison! [link]

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Encourage your students to seek one-on-one career coaching by scheduling an appointment on Handshake, via email, phone, or in-person. View a list of the types of appointments.

We offer several tools to support faculty and staff in their effort to aid students in their career development. Take a look through our toolkit!

For more information on any of the tools below, please reach out to your liaison. [link]

Not-So-New Faculty Lunch – Career Everywhere Discussion

Wednesday, April 18 or Thursday, April 19
Time?
CORD 349

Demonstrate your commitment to the U of A's Student Success Strategic Priority by attending this event. Learn how you can help undergraduate and graduate students gain access to resources and networks needed to build meaningful careers. Add value to your academic area & your annual performance evaluation by intentionally embedding career education and career readiness into the full student

  • Discuss with colleagues your students' career questions and needs
  • Faculty Panel: Learn from colleagues' successful ways to incorporate career education into your class
  • Learn which career resources and services are available through Career Connections

Lunch & Learn: College of Engineering Staff Career Advocates

Friday, March 29
Time?
Upchurch Conference Room

Additional Events

Check out upcoming career fairs and events here: https://career.uark.edu/students/events/

To view upcoming employer information sessions, log in to Handshake and click on Events.

Already planning a career-related event? Invite Career Connections to co-sponsor! We can help market your event in college career newsletters and Handshake. We can also assist you with campus event planning best practices. Reach out to your college’s career liaison or the Career Connections Director of Career Events.

Career Advocates make up a network of individuals who are assisting students with their career development in a variety of ways! By coming together to share resources and support each other, career advocates are championing student success. Join our network of Career Advocates to ensure you stay up to date on events, resources, and much more!

To become a career advocate, connect with your college’s Career Connections team! [link that new page here]

  • Emphasize career readiness skills in assignments or on-campus position learning objectives
  • Embed career content in your courses and departmental curriculum
  • Sign up for a class presentation
  • Share career networking event & fair dates with your students;
  • Refer students to Handshake to find jobs and internships
  • Read and share your college Career Insider newsletters
  • Encourage students to take the career readiness assessment and identify 1 action step they can take to improve their career readiness
  • Mentor students using the Career Exploration Roadmap

Offices of Career Connections

Arkansas Union Nola Holt Royster Suite 607

CORD 1st and 3rd Floors

BELL 2258

479-575-2805

career@uark.edu

HOURS

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

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