Professional Development & Career Resources

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iSchool students, take advantage of these professional development and career resources while in college to bolster your career possibilities.

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The Art of Storytelling: How Two Recent iSchool Alumni Launched Rewarding Careers in Information Science

Though job growth in the information sector is increasing rapidly, finding the right career fit takes planning, networking and persistence. It also takes storytelling. Learn more about the career paths of recent iSchool graduates Addison Cryblskey and Sage Pezzulo.

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UArizona Career Resources

Register with the Bear Down Network to connect with experienced University of Arizona alumni in relevant industries. Follow the iSchool on LinkedIn!

LinkedIn can also serve as a tool to search for jobs or research salaries:

Sample job listings via LinkedIn:

Gain Experience with an Internship

At internship can help you hone real-world skills for life beyond your undergraduate studies.

Learn more about how to get academic credit for an internship and then check out our page on internship opportunities for the latest postings. You can also look for internships on Handshake.

Find Job Postings

We regularly post job opportunities that are open for current students, recent graduate, and career professionals. You can also sign into Handshake to connect with job opportunities through the Student Engagement and Career Development center.

Additional UArizona Career Development Resources

Consult University of Arizona Student Engagement & Career Development for help with:

  • Career Choice and Job Search
  • Interview Preparation including Mock Interviews
  • Document Review (Resume, CV, Letter, Personal Statement)
  • Graduate School Applications and Admission Interviews
  • Planning and Searching for career experience including internships
  • Career Options and College Major
  • Salaries, Job Market, and Marketable Skills
  • Professional Networking and Social Media Branding
  • Employers in Specific Career Fields or Geographic Area

Get ready for graduation. Consider resume-building workshops, interview practice, and other helpful services that are available for students preparing for professional life!

Alumni Association Wildcat Mentor Society

The Wildcat Mentor Society is a transformative program that connects world-class alumni with the University of Arizona’s thought leaders of tomorrow in mutually beneficial mentorships. Mentees will gain knowledge on how to navigate everything from college to career to personal experiences. Mentors will enable them to build their professional network, strengthen their Arizona alumni network, and create deep, meaningful mentor-mentee relationships which may last well beyond this program. Visit the Wildcat Mentor Society to apply.