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Through career services resources on both the Manchester and Durham campuses, all students are encouraged to meet the following benchmarks.
Freshmen Year (0-25 Credits)
Assess your Skills & Interests
- Become familiar with career services and your goals for each year.
- Declared Students: Find out what you can do with your major
- Activate your Wildcat Careers account
- Look at the steps to selecting a major
- In consultation with your advisor, select courses that will help you explore majors while fulfilling Discovery requirements
- Take assessments to explore your interests & skills
Sophomore Year (26-57 credits)
Still undecided about a major? You must make a choice by the time you have earned 57 credits. Try these resources:
- Find out what you can do with your major
- Consider developing a minor
- Check out study abroad and study away opportunities /li>
- Explore internship opportunities.
- Look at career fact sheets for majors offered at UNH Manchester
Junior Year (58-89 credits)
Enhance your resume by:
- Exploring a career through an internship.
- Participating in the Undergraduate Research Conference
- Learn how to navigate a job fair. Attend at least one.
Identify career areas of interest and learn more by:
Senior year (90+ credits)
Get started! An active job search can take 6-18 months.
- Get the word out that you are looking. Create a LinkedIn account and learn how to create career opportunities.
- Join the Manchester Young Professionals Network and attend events.
- Attend the New Hampshire College and University Council Job Fair . Perfect your elevator pitch before you go!
- Craft resumes and cover letters that will get you noticed. Look at samples and seek advice.
- Identify your references—at least three—and have their contact information ready when asked.
- Take advantage of Durham on-campus interviews through Wildcat Careers
- Learn effective interview techniques, research the company before the interview and ALWAYS follow-up promptly with a professional “thank you” email or letter.
- Start building your interviewing and professional wardrobe.
Career Fact Sheets
Resources for Alumni in Transition
- Alumni Association
- Job Search and Career Resources through AARP
- Linked-In (See our Career Guides/Videos page for helpful tutorials on how to use Linked-In)
- NH Employment Security Career Services
- State of Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development
- State of Maine Department of Labor
- Senior JobBank
- UNH Jobline
Networking Groups in NH
- Catapult Seacoast
- Manchester Young Professionals Network
- Nashua Young Professionals Network
- Concord Young Professionals Network
- Salem Young Professionals Network
- Keene Young Professionals Network
- Network for People in Job Transition
- Seacoast Peers for Careers
Wednesdays, 9:30-11:00 at St. John's United Methodist Church, Dover, NH, 603-742-4858
- Seacoast Work-Seekers
National Networking Resources
Alumni Career Appointments
Alumni are welcome to schedule appointments for short-term career advising in areas focused on job search strategies, resume and cover letter writing, and interview tips. To schedule an appointment contact us at 603-641-4170. Appointment times for alumni are limited during some times in the academic year.
For longer term career and life transition issues, we recommend alumni identify private career counselors in their area. To assist you in your search, the National Career Development Association offers resources.
Cancellation/No Show Policy: If you must cancel an appointment with us, please give us 24 hours notice. If you miss two appointments without notifying us in advance, you may forfeit your right to make future appointments.
Academic Counseling Office
- Phone: (603) 641-4170
- Fax: (603) 641-4125
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm