Career Services


Career Services offers assistance in making decisions regarding a course of study, the declaration of a major or continuing educational goals in pursuance of the student's career objectives;  provides direction for the student who wishes to learn more about a particular career area such as employment outlook, salary ranges and / or skills required; provides information regarding personal abilities, interests and values and how these factors mesh with specific jobs.

A variety of career activities and services are offered to assist the students on their road to employment.

Activities and services offered include: 

     *Annual Rio Career Fair
      *Annual Teacher Recruitment Consortium (TRC)
     *Assistance in Career Choices
     *College Central Network (CCN) www.collegecentral.com
           (See information below on CCN)
     *Employment Opportunity and Internship information boards
     *Postings for summer and part-time employment opportunities
     *Mock Interviews
     *Resume Assistance
     *TypeFocus - www.typefocus.com
           (See information below on TypeFocus) 

  -College Central Network (CCN)

The University of Rio Grande is collaborating with College Central Network (CCN) to provide an online job board for students and alumni.

This service provides opportunities for posting student resumes, conducting employer searches and on-line job postings at no cost to students and alumni.

All students and alumni are eligible to use the URG's online job board after completeing the following registration process.

Accessing College Central Network (CCN)

Go to http://www.collegecentral.com/riogrande

     *Select the Student or Alumni icon and read the instructions on the next page.
     *Go to Register Now link.
     *Create a unique ID and a Password that you will remember and confirm your password.
     *Then continue registration.

TypeFocus - Success Through Self Awareness

Go to www.typefocus.com

One of the first things to do when looking for work is to decide what kind of work to look for. You know that everyone is different to some degree or other.

Once you discover what makes you unique, you can use that information to select jobs that will honor your strengths. This website will help you do that through career assessments.