UA Career Vision and Values
UA Career Services is the hub of career development and connections, where the world's most sought-after students and graduates find their passion and turn it into reality.
Great Lives, Better Jobs - We maximize every student's employability.
We develop our graduates’ skills, competencies, purpose and professional acumen complementing and enhancing academic excellence. Working from a strengths-based model, we help our graduates maximize their greatest assets to create a path to lifelong employability, engagement and prosperity.
Collaboration & Connectivity - We develop synergistic partnerships to meet shared goals.
We believe in the shared goal of our graduates’ professional success. We work through a networked model of synergistic partnerships with our students, faculty, staff, alumni, employers, parents and community leaders, sharing resources and accountability.
Commitment – We never give up on our Wildcats’ futures.
We never give up on our students or graduates. Careers span the lifecycle and we commit to the professional growth of our Wildcats for life.
People-Centric – We treat every individual as if they were the only one that mattered.
We value and care about the unique needs, goals and experience of all of our stakeholders.
Informed & Relevant Practice – We lead in understanding workplace landscapes, and regularly reexamine and realign our direction.
We lead our university in understanding changing workplace landscapes and we adapt to changing markets and institutional priorities. Utilizing data-driven methods, continuous self-examination and forward thinking to inform our decision making, we regularly renew our direction.
Excellence & Innovation – We design exemplary programs and try out new ideas.
As educational leaders, we design exemplary programs and services, create partnerships for greatest impact, and actively contribute to our larger academic and professional knowledge communities. We develop unique and creative solutions to everyday problems, try out new ideas, and explore new environments with an eye toward the future.
Resource Development - We proactively develop new resources.
We are creative, innovative and proactive in developing opportunities and growing resources that enhance our ability to deliver meaningful, robust, state-of-the-art programs, services and technology to our constituents.