Our staff is passionate about working with, and supporting UNC students in determining
and implementing their career related goals.
What to expect of your career counseling appointment:
- Appointments are approximately 30-50 minutes, if needed, Drop-ins are approximately
- Our services are free for students and alumni that have graduated within 3 years,
except for some career assessments that may require a fee.
- We expect you to be actively involved in this process, therefore, please come prepared
to talk with your counselor and be open to questions, feedback, and suggestions.
- Your career counselor may distribute handouts for supplemental guidance and provide
tools and resources for you to use outside of your appointment.
- Your career counselor may determine and will likely suggest other places on campus
or in the community that may be helpful for you to access.
- Your career counselor may suggest follow-up appointments if needed.
- There is no official limit to sessions with a career counselor; however, only assistance
on career related goals is provided. If your counselor determines that our services
no longer meet your needs, you will be referred to additional services and resources
on campus and/or in the community.
What your career counseling appointment is NOT:
- The career counselor will NOT tell you what job/major is best for you; they will give
you more information and resources to help you decide on your own.
- The career counselor is NOT able to advise you on your course selections or a four-year
- The career counselor will NOT write or edit for grammar, spelling, etc. career/educational
related documents for you (e.g. resumes, cover letters, letters of intent); they will
provide a review of your materials as well as tools and resources for you to complete
these documents on your own.
- The career counselor will NOT find you a job or internship; they will provide you
with job and internship searching techniques and resources.
- Privacy will be respected, but confidentiality does not apply.
- The University of Northern Colorado prohibits and will not tolerate sexual misconduct
or gender-based discrimination of any kind. UNC is legally obligated to investigate
sexual misconduct (including, but not limited to: sexual assault, sexual harassment,
stalking and intimate partner violence). If you disclose an incident of sexual misconduct
to a staff member, they have an obligation to report it to UNC’s Title IX Coordinator.
“Disclosure” may include communication in-person, via email/phone/text message, or
through in/out of class assignments. If you seek to speak confidentially about an
incident of sexual misconduct, please contact the UNC Counseling Center (970-351-2496)
or the Assault Survivors Advocacy Program (970-351-4040). If you would like to learn
more about sexual misconduct or report an incident, please visit: unco.edu/sexualmisconduct.
- UNC Career Services adheres to the regulations of the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). For more information please visit, unco.edu/regrec/FERPA.
- Career Counselors within UNC Career Readiness may talk to one another to provide you
the best services possible.
- Any documents you post in our online system Handshake, will be available for employer
access once you have unselected the private option.