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4 College Senior

Career Services at University of Phoenix - Phoenix: The quality of the post-grad services at the University of Phoenix are great. Their easy to access and to understand. There is always something new and helpful to help with any issues or interests.

College Junior

Career Services at University of Phoenix - Online: I haven't used any of the services at the career center because my focus right now is to finish school not find a job. I already have a job that works great to give me the time needed to get through school.

4 College Freshman

Career Services at University of Phoenix - Online: The career center is amazing! So many options that are tailored exactly to your needs.

3 College Sophomore

Career Services at University of Phoenix - Phoenix: Everything was good and accessible

4 College Senior

Career Services at University of Phoenix - Online: The resources available in the Career Service Center are immeasurable. The tools that are provided for students are invaluable. There is so much help available.

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  • 1165th
    Easiest Transfer Process
  • 1461st
    Strongest Alumni Network

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Aida Garcia
Hometown
Anaheim
Major
Business
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The University offers a student enhancement site to access different programs and has other initial job search resources available, as well. Career Services and the Alumni Association currently share a job bank with LinkedIn for finance and accounting graduates. Recently, the University of Phoenix teamed up with Monster.com, the job bank and job search site, and Careerbuilder.com for job services. Both of the sites offer resume creation and construction services, as well as day-to-day search engine capabilities to check for job opportunities. In addition, many students refer to About.com for business services and the Web site's insight into today's entrepreneurs.

The University of Phoenix is currently up-to-date with student needs. For example, those students who are acquiring their teaching credentials could use Career Services to link up with HigherEdJobs.com and complete a curriculum vitae. Also, internships are offered with FastWeb and can be linked with the University of Phoenix. The University of Phoenix does offer job opportunities with the school, and the added feature of HigherEdJobs.com to construct a vitae resume would be of critical importance to a new graduate. Many times, University of Phoenix alumni become University of Phoenix employees. They are often recruited because of their understanding of the University's unique form of higher learning.

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Employment Services
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Placement Services
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Other Career/Placement Services
  • Access to major job banks
  • Career consultations
  • Industry discussion forums
  • Job interview advice
  • Job leads
  • Networking
  • Professional seminars
  • Resume and cover letter guidance
  • Self-marketing strategies
  • Virtual job fairs
Popular Schools for Further Study
  • Loyola
  • UCLA
  • USC
Firms that Frequently Hire Grads
Firms linked to internships frequently hire graduates and those who intern for their companies.
Alumni Services
  • Career resources
  • Continuing education programs
  • Financial service discounts
  • Insurance discounts
  • Library access
  • License plates
  • Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Professional development groups
  • Publication discounts
  • Travel discounts
Famous Alumni
  • Kirkland H. Donald
  • Lisa Leslie
  • Shaquille O'Neal
Did You Know?
A free resume service exists with job search engines like Monster and Higher Ed Jobs.

Student Polls

Have you been able to transfer credits to other schools?    Based on 1,954 responses

  • 8% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools, but I want to.
  • 53% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools and probably won't.
  • 2% I tried but was denied.
  • 11% I'm not really sure what my transferring options are.
  • 2% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools, but it was a difficult process.
  • 24% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.

What do you plan on doing after completing your studies here?    Based on 1,967 responses

  • 4% I plan to transfer to another school to complete my degree.
  • 45% I plan to pursue a higher degree.
  • 44% I plan on looking for a new job.
  • 6% I plan on staying at my current job.
  • 1% I only took classes for new knowledge and don't plan on using studies here to advance my education or career.

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