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Career Development Facilitators (CDFs) are available to assist students in assessing abilities, interests, values and clarifying goals for the purpose of choosing a major and a career. CDFs work with students who are completely undecided about a major or career choice, to students who have a strong career focus and need assistance in how to develop these career areas as a UNM student.

Career Services offers a variety of assessment tools to help students in career decision making and choosing a major, including Choices, the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

All job and employer information received through Career Services goes directly into Handshake, Career Services’ on-line database program. Is your student looking for a job during the summer or school year? He or she can browse an average of 500 new job and internship listings every month, from temporary work, to internships and cooperative education, to full-time employment. Also, students can look up employers and industry contacts that help them network as a student and after graduation.

For students that have never put a resume together, to students who need to update an existing resume, Career Services works one-on-one with your student in providing assistance in creating a professional resume and cover letters.

Students interview for many things during their academic career: from scholarships, to admittance into a degree-seeking program, work-study or student employment, to internships or cooperative education positions.  Career professionals can help your son or daughter learn the secrets to interviewing skills that will guarantee success.