Career Center

Student Career Resources & Assessments

The Career Center has a variety of resources to support your career exploration and job search efforts. Check out the resources and assessments below! 

ARTSEARCH

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Use this program to search for internships & jobs in administration, art, production, career development & education.

How to Get Started:

Big Interview

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Practice your interviewing skills in Big Interview -- a free 24/7 interactive online system. Select a question set and review your recorded interview or get feedback from others.

How to Get Started:

  1. Go to https://uncw.biginterview.com and click on "register" in the top banner, right side. (Do not use Internet Explorer. Open in Chrome)
  2. You must register using your UNCW email address. It will not accept other email addresses.
  3. UNCW alumni, if you wish to use Big Interview, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@uncw.edu
  4. Be sure you have a web camera set up and ready to go.
  5. Once logged in, you will see Learn, Practice, My Tools, My Videos, and Assignments in the top banner.

For more information, visit the Big Interview infopage.

CandidCareer

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  • Explore hundreds of brief videos featuring interviews with working professionals. 
  • Search by industry, career title, college major or keyword. 
  • Check out the Career Profiles and Get Hired sections.

How to Get Started:

CareerShift

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  • Search, select and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings
  • Get up-to-date contact information, including e-mail addresses, for millions of companies
  • Access in-depth information about contacts and companies posting jobs
  • Record, save and store your correspondence history records automatically
  • Create personal marketing campaigns, including unlimited resumes and cover letters easily, and save them to access, print or e-mail
  • Manage your confidential CareerShift account securely from any computer 24/7, to update & maintain your organized and recorded job search

How to Get Started:

GoinGlobal

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The leading provider of both country-specific and USA city-specific career and employment information. The database features 89 Country Career Guides and USA City Career Guides, corporate profiles and more than 600,000 internship and job listings within the USA and around the world. It also includes a database of companies who have historically sponsored H1B visas for employment.

How to Get Started:

PathwayU

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  • Discover your path by taking assessments that will help you think about what is important to you.
  • Explore the different career pathways that make the most sense for your unique interests and values.
  • Prepare for future jobs by learning what strengths you bring to the table and the type of environment you need to succeed.
  • See the different steps you can take on your journey toward building a life full of joy, meaning, and purpose.

How to Get Started:

  • Use this link below to create your account and get started:https://uncw.pathwayu.com/login
  • Complete your 4 assessments (Values, Interests, Personality, and Workplace Preferences) in 20 - 25 minutes.
  • Review your personalized assessments reports.
  • Explore your Career Matches to see what education and career paths are a great fit just for you!
  • Click on Set Up Appointment to schedule a time to talk with a counselor
  • Use this Fellable Resource as you go through the assessments

 

Assessments

16 Personalities Assessment

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This program allows you to get a concrete, accurate description of who you are and why you do things the way you do, for free. Your personality preferences influence your academic and career planning, friendships, etc.

Complete the assessment at this link: https://www.16personalities.com/

CareerLeader

CareerLeader is a required assessment of the Cameron School of Business for all students taking BUS 205 - Business Career Preparation.

How to Get Started:

  • All those interested in the assessment can call Career Center Associate Director, Nadirah Pippen, to arrange payment and review of CareerLeader. 

Type Profiles

Type Logic offers in-depth descriptions of the 16 types identified by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Jung Typology Test, or the TypeFocus Personality Profile is free.