Office of Career Services

MSC06 3710
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
University Advisement and Enrichment Center
Room 220

Phone: (505) 277-2531

Related Professional Organizations



The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences. The professional association connects more than 5,200 college career services professionals at nearly 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide, and more than 3,000 HR/staffing professionals focused on college relations and recruiting. NACE focuses on trends in the job market, provides research and information on starting salaries and informs NACE members on through quarterly journals and biweekly newsletters. Visit their official website for more information.

Southern Association of Colleges and Employers

The Southern Association of Colleges and Employers, Inc. (SoACE) is an organization of human resources, college relations and career service professionals. Our mission is to promote partnerships between career services professionals and employers by providing innovative resources, professional development and networking opportunities to facilitate the career development and employment of students and alumni. Take a look at SoACE's website to learn more.


The New Mexico Consortium of Career Educators and Employers (NMC2E2) is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) consortium of educational institutions, employers and workforce development organizations working regionally to ensure the success of students. The Consortium serves students and employers as a resource to improve education and build a future workforce. The Consortium is committed to quality in its activities and services. Our mission is to connect educators and employers to share effective practices, learn from each other and promote career development across the state. Members are dedicated to finding new resources to expand their work. Visit their website for more information.



The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.  See more at their website.




The National Career Development Association (NCDA) inspires and empowers the achievement of career and life goals by providing professional development, resources, standards, scientific research, and advocacy.  NCDA is a founding division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). Learn about them by visiting NCDA's website.


The New Mexico Counseling Association (NMCA), founded in 1956, is a state branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA). It is the only state association in New Mexico with a National affiliation that represents professional counselors. NMCA encompasses a broad spectrum of groups in the field of professional counseling and provides an opportunity for sharing and professional growth. For more information explore their website


The New Mexico Career Development Association (NMCDA) serves professional counselors and human development specialists employed in schools, colleges, rehabilitation agencies, corrections, mental health areas, private business, and private industry. The purpose of the NMCDA is to promote a greater understanding of the meaning of work and vocation, to foster career development over the lifespan, to establish and improve the standards of professional service in the field of career guidance in New Mexico, and to enhance communication and cooperation among all career development professionals. Find out more about the NMCDA through their website.