You may want to know how to make the connection between your field of study and specific occupations. Some individuals will work in an occupation directly related to their major, others will find employment simply because they are a college-educated person with a variety of qualities that prospective employers value. It is important to remember that your future occupation may relate more to your personal career interests, work values and skills than any specific academic major. This means that college graduates use their education in a wide variety of fields.
Job Outlook: www.unr.edu/career
The online career tools include SIGI 3 and Nevada Career Information System (NCIS). Each of these online tools provides:
The options for each of the majors listed are designed to get you started thinking about occupations related to a particular field of study. Remember that these options are certainly not all of the occupations you might consider. Also note that some of these occupations require education beyond a bachelor's degree.
Career Navigator is the University’s primary source for finding ALL positions. The system features access to all jobs (full-time and part-time), along with 4.5 million jobs from dozen of national job boards. Now you can search for on and off campus part-time and full-time jobs, along with interships, and volunteer opportunities. Register for an account. Select “For Students”, then click “Create a New Account.” Next, enter your NetID, and then submit the registration form. A password will be emailed to you to enter the system.
Many graduates can also find employment and career opportunities in the public sectors.
Employment sites are listed include:
There are numerous opportunities for students to gain work experience while working on their degree completion and can receive academic credit for their participation. Placement can be made through each department and division-wide opportunities will be posted on this page. Visit the Schools and Centers pages to find out more information about internships, assistantships, and field practicums in each individual department.
Will be posted as available. Students may also visit the University of Nevada link above for current job announcements within the University of Nevada system.