Career and Personal Development

Welcome to your Career Development Office! Career Development is a process of discoveryengagement and preparation.  From discovering your strengths, interests and  preparing for an interview, we offer one-on-one assistance in career planning to students and alumni to achieve career success.


The Career Development Office is under Student Services, an extension of the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). Services are open to all students and alumni without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. As members of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) we adhere to the  Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals.

Location and Contact Information

Student Services

Fred and Sarah Machetanz Building 101
Phone: 907-745-9746
Fax: 907-745-9747

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Quick Links:

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  • UA Career Coach A web-based tool to help you explore career and higher education opportunities. Browse current Alaska job postings, learn about workforce training and educational opportunities and access current Alaska labor market and wage data using simple online tools. 
  • US Dept. of Labor O*Net Online O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
  • My Next Move for Veterans is an online career research tool for our Service Members who are in the process or have separated.