The Career Development pillar is focused on career education, counseling, and placement. Our staff offers a comprehensive range of career services such as resume reviews, mock interviews, networking events, company tours, and educational workshops for student-athletes. These opportunities help them explore various careers, identify and develop transferrable skills, and connect with professionals and employers. Student-athletes gain valuable experience, which makes them highly marketable and valuable assets upon graduation.
Specifically created for our student-athletes, the Razorback Career Ready website (razorbackcareerready.com) provides valuable resources to assist them in preparing for life after graduation. Student-athletes can use the platform to network with professionals in their chosen field of study and find jobs and internships offered by companies on the site. There are also over 100 learning modules available to teach student-athletes important personal and career development skills.
- Elements of a Resume
- Checklist for a Winning Resume
- List of Action Verbs for Resume Writing
- Athlete Resume
- Arts & Sciences Resume
- Business Resume
- Engineering Resume
- Education & Health Sciences Resume
- Graduate Student
- Tips for Interviewing Success
- How do I prepare for an interview?
- What should I expect in an interview?
- What are some interview tips that I can use to best present myself in an interview?
What we offer our student-athletes
- Individual Counseling Services/Group Education Programs Networking
- Skills/Interview Prep Workshops
- Resumes/Cover Letters Workshops
- Major Exploration/Intro
Major benefits for student-athletes
- Discover and explore their interests
- Understand their unique transferable skill set and abilities
- Participate in career development services and programs during their undergraduate experience
- Develop and maintain career networks