Career Services | Students



CLICK HERE for the CANDOR link with a list of companies STILL HIRING and the list of those with HIRING FREEZES

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake RIGHT NOW

HANDSHAKE Employer Dashboard/Activity - 500 Most Recently Posted FULL-TIME jobs, 500 Most Recent PART-TIME jobs & 500 Most Recently Posted INTERNSHIPS


How to Find a Job During and After COVID19: Tips & Resources

Featured Resources

 A degree is only the beginning of what employers are seeking in candidates. Increase your marketability by completing ELEVATE: The Career Development Academy. This program has six competencies that will help you have healthy and successful transitions throughout your working life.


Learn more at Elevate: The Career Advancement Academy

Experience comes in many forms including full-time and part-time jobs, internship, research, volunteer work, and campus leadership. Use these resources to aid in your search for opportunities to gain experience.



big interview

Big Interview allows you to learn about interviewing by watching instructional videos. After learning about interviewing, you can then practice by recording yourself answering questions. These recordings will help you to learn what you’re doing well and what you need to improve before your interview day! 

*Use school email to register

*Use Access Code 6290 to register

Resumes, Interviews, Personal Branding & Networking



Resumes and covers letters come in many different forms in the 21st century. Let us help you build an amazing resume.

Have a resume or cover letter already? Upload a copy on Handshake and request an EMAIL RESUME CRITIQUE appointment. A team member will review it for you. 

Stop by Rothwell 107 OR make a VIRTUAL appointment to visit with a Peer Career Advisor or Career Counselor for:

  • Major and Career Exploration
  • Resumes, Cover Letters, LinkedIn or HANDSHAKE

Questions? Contact:


Interviews are the best opportunities you have to sell your skills and qualifications to an employer. Remember you are there not only to be interviewed, but to also interview the employer.

We offer personal sessions and interviewing workshops throughout the year. Check out Events, stop by Rothwell 107, or contact us at 479-968-0278 to find out more info.

Use these resources to build your interviewing skills.


Social networking sites are a great way to build your professional brand. Be cautious of what you post online because you do not want it to hinder your career opportunities.

Connect with professionals and join networking groups. Update your profile to include a professional headshot, skills, abilities, education, and work history.

Branding suggestions:


Salaries, Careers, and Entrepreneurship


Salary & Offer Packages

Once you have been offered a position you must be prepared to negotiate your salary. You must consider schedule flexibility, tuition assistance, vacation time, training, stoke options, healthcare packages, and travel options.

Our staff is ready to coach you individually on the salary negotiation process.


We have designed career and professional development events as tools to help you develop connections and career skills.


We have complied the following resources to assist Arkansas Tech students in the connecting with entrepreneurial communities on campus, Russellville and beyond. 

Undergraduate Level

Graduate Level


Virtual Career Development Resources Link


Interested in becoming a PCA?

The Peer Career Advisor (PCA) Program is an academic year-long, paid employment opportunity (with paid training the spring or summer prior). PCAs work 10-20 hours per week, developing professionally by partnering with Norman Career Services to help other students with their career goals. PCAs serve as a vital link between ATU students and the Norman Career Services staff.

The three major areas of responsibility include advising, outreach, and education.

There are many reasons to be a Peer Career Advisor!

  • Assist fellow ATU students!
  • Gain valuable communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Develop event planning and programming with social media savvy
  • Strengthen resume/interview skills and learn to market your degree
  • Conduct effective internship, full-time, and graduate school searches
  • Network with career professionals and on-campus recruiters
  • Increase your knowledge of ATU resources and services

Questions? Contact:


Graduate School is a great opportunity to advance your academic experience and place you in a market above your peers. Consider the following resources: