Career Development Resources
Incorporate Career & Experiential Learning into Your Work
Student Engagement & Career Development (SECD) has numerous resources specifically designed for faculty and staff use including open-source content, presentation tool kits, programs and services specifically designed to help you effectively incorporate experiential learning and career development into your work with students.
Career Development Content for Your Course or Program
Need career development content, but don’t have the resources to develop it yourself? We can help!
- D2L Resources & Curricula: Our open-access D2L content is available for use by all UA faculty and staff. Additionally, resources integrated with your D2L course are easily customizable and automatically updated.
- Collaborative Course Assignments: If your course involves a career-related assignment, we are happy to collaborate from co-creating a course assignment to offering a mobile LifeLab experience. SECD also offers a number of tools such as Handshake and Big Interview to support student development that can easily be integrated into your for-credit course.
- Classroom Presentations: The Career Education team offers in-class presentations on several topics from Career Exploration to advanced Job Search Strategies. Request a topic and date. The Employer & Alumni Engagement team can also partner with you to invite a relevant employer into your classroom to share professional insights about their field.
- Leadership Development on Demand: Leadership Programs offers several Leadership on Demand workshops to help faculty, staff, and students identify their strengths and incorporate effective leadership practices into their lives and work.
To discuss how the SECD team can support your work, schedule a brief demo of our available resources and services, contact:
Mary Frances Kuper, Associate Director
Experiential Learning Resources and Opportunities
The Student Engagement team offers several ways to support your experiential teaching and learning in addition to impactful engagement opportunities for your students:
- Experiential Learning Design Accelerator: This application-based, annual program supports faculty to redesign or create new courses that incorporate effective experiential learning for undergraduate students. Participation includes financial support to complete the course design phase.
- Designing Thinking Challenges: This annual, campus-wide co-curricular program offers diverse student teams the opportunity to compete and turn their insights into real solutions that address a campus or community problem. Faculty and staff can serve as team mentors.
- Community-engaged Learning Toolkits: Practical facilitation guides, tools and resources to help you establish and sustain meaningful partnerships involving community organizations and undergraduate students in authentic learning experiences.
- Use Handshake to promote your Experiential Learning Courses: Recruit diverse students into your course by posting it to Handshake, UA’s centralized career development platform.
To discuss how the SECD team can support your work, contact:
Annie Kurtin, Lead
Experiential Learning Design