Job Search Resources
CareerLink is a FREE online job database for all UAFS current students and alumni.
Job Search Handout
Job Search Checklist - Helpful handout to assist you with your job search.
Career Resource Center
The Career Resource Center contains books, periodicals, and other materials related job searching, general career descriptions, how-to-books on resumes and cover letters, interview preparations, graduate school information, and career choice. Stop by our office on the second floor of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center to check out our available resources.
Job Search Engines
Utilize the job search engines, helpful links, and federal government websites listed below.
Arkansas State Jobs
Monster College Advantage
Work Fort Smith
- Majors and Minors - Browse UAFS majors and minors pages for specific information about degree plans, departmental clubs and organizations and accreditation.
- NACE Salary Calculator - Provides average salary information related to your education, employment history, and geographic location.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - Provides information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations.
- JobHero - Career Resources for Veterans
- Glassdoor - Provides employee submitted company reviews, salaries, interview information, as well as a job board.
- Jobs Made Real - Provides personal reviews of what jobs or career exist, and what people really do within their positions.
- LearnHowToBecome - Provides students and job seekers an overview of different resources and careers, related job salary comparisons, and job growth outlook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Federal Government Websites
- eBenefits - A Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense, provides resources including resume builder, skills translator, and job searches.
- VAforVETS - VA's Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO), provides career tools including military skills translator, resume builder, and federal job search.
- USAJOBS - Jobseekers can generate a username and password on this site, which will allow them to create up to five federal resumes, create email alerts for their job searches, and track the applications they have submitted.
- USA.gov - Allows users to learn more about various federal agencies and subcomponents through its A-Z Agency Index.
- Best Places to Work - Ranks agencies based on employee satisfaction, pay, benefits, development opportunities, work/life balance and more.
- Office of Personnel Management - Learn more about security clearances, veterans’ preference, student loan repayment assistance and more, as well as to stay up-to-date on the latest hiring trends and reforms.
- Federal Jobs by College Major - Research possible job titles based on your specific major.
- Internship, Recent Graduates, and Presidential Managment Fellows Programs
- GoGovernment - Features numerous resources for finding and applying for federal jobs and internships, including tips for creating federal resumes, information on student loan repayment, resources for navigating the security clearance process, and profiles of young, dynamic federal employees.