Student & Alumni
The Career and Disability Services Coordinator at UACCB can meet with students for personal counseling and to make referrals to community resources as needed.
Individual appointments are available and can be scheduled by contacting the Career & Disability Services Office by phone at 870-612-2048, or in person at MCB 233B.
Career Planning & Development
Choosing a Major
Choosing a major is not always an easy task. There are so many career fields to choose from and many of us have multiple interests and skills to support a variety of choices. Rather than guess at what might work well, a career assessment provides a good indication of the career fields that a student is best suited to based on responses to assessment questions. The Career and Disability Services Office provides a variety of career assessments for students.
These include the:
- Kuder Journey
- Self-Directed Search
Whether it’s planning a career, making a career change, or keeping a career on track, Kuder® Journey™ adapts to support postsecondary students and adults as they navigate transitions. A flexible and scalable online career planning system, Journey responds to individual needs and addresses educational and career goals while providing accountability and real-time results.
The system’s scientifically validated career assessments measure interests, skills, and work values. It takes 20 minutes or less to complete all three, and results can be mapped to either the 6 Holland Clusters or the 16 National Clusters – it’s your choice.
The Self-Directed Search, developed by John Holland, Ph.D., is a paper/pencil career assessment that takes approximately forty minutes to complete. Students will complete the assessment booklet and obtain a three-letter occupational code, or Summary Code. This code is then used to locate suitable occupations in the occupational classification booklet. The assessment was developed based on the theory that most people can be categorized as one of six personality types. These include Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
Researching Labor Market Information
The Career and Disability Services office is available to assist students with the acquisition of labor market information for the area in which they plan to seek employment. This would include such information as salary, job outlook, job availability, lists of employers, and much more.
Conducting a Job Search
The Career and Disability Services office keeps a database of all open positions advertised on the UACCB campus for students and graduates including part-time, full-time, and work study positions. Access to this system (Career Corner) is available to all UACCB students. Please contact the Career and Disability Services Coordinator for assistance in accessing Career Corner.
Preparing for Interviews
The Career and Disability Services office is available, by appointment, to provide practice interviews with debriefing and interview tips. In addition, the Career and Disability Services Coordinator can assist in resume writing, whether this is the first resume a student has ever written or simply an update to reflect current education and experience.
Annual Career Fairs
The Career and Disability Services office at UACCB hosts an annual Career Fair open to all students, graduates and community members in the spring semester. This is a great opportunity to begin networking with area employers to find out what they look for in an ideal employee. Many of the participating employers have immediate openings that they will be hiring for as well. Don't miss this opportunity to get your name out there and make a great first impression!
The Career and Disability Services office provides a variety of career development workshops designed to meet the needs of students. These include such topics as:
- How to Conduct an Effective Job Search
- How to Write a Resume That Gets Noticed
- How to Ensure a Successful Interview
These workshops are offered free of charge each semester to all students, graduates and community members. Please contact the Career and Disability Services Coordinator for specific dates and times each semester.
- Discover Arkansas
- Arkansas Job Link
- Arkansas State Jobs
- Kuder Journey
- Federal Jobs
- Monster Trak
- Career Builder
- Career Corner (Student Login)
- Career Corner (Employer Login)
Disability Support Services
Disability Support Services are provided to students who qualify for such assistance under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Academic accommodations may be arranged for students who qualify. Students must provide appropriate documentation of a disability to the Career & Disability Services Office and meet with the Career & Disability Services Coordinator before accommodations can be arranged. If accommodations are necessary, a Letter of Accommodation will be prepared by the Career & Disability Services Coordinator for students to notify instructors. Students will also be required to contact the Career & Disability Services Office each semester they wish to receive accommodations and provide a new Letter of Accommodation to instructors. We encourage students to contact the Career & Disability Services Coordinator as soon as possible each semester during office hours to discuss such matters in confidence.
Office of Career and Disability Services
Main Classroom Building, Room 233B