University College

Career Services

We provide students with access to career planning and advising, career based presentations and events, and comprehensive information on employment and internship opportunities. Our mission is to enable our students and alumni to successfully identify and pursue their career goals.

We offer guidance, coaching, and resources to help discover career potential and how that potential relates to educational plans and accomplishments.


Technology Fair - Handshake
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021
1-4 p.m. in Cone Chapel

Fair(TBA) - Handshake
9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Youth Intern Fair
Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022
13 p.m. in Cone Chapel

Education Fair - Handshake
Friday, Feb. 18, 2022
9:00 a.m. -11 a.m. in Cone Chapel

STEM Fair - Handshake
Thursday, March 17, 2022
1-4 p.m. in Cone Chapel


Choosing Your Major and Minor

Type Focus Personality Assessment

Take a personality and career assessment online through TypeFocus

When you register or log in, you will be prompted to include a site password

To receive your password: Contact us via email at or by phone at 501-279-4454.

Once you have completed the test, you may call 501-279-4454 and schedule a time to come in to the office for one of our staff members to go over the results with you.

We want to help you find work that will be a good fit for your personality, interests and values, in order to lead a successful and rewarding career. 

Research Occupations

Check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


PathwayU assesses values, interests, personalities and workplace preferences to help students discover fulfilling careers. PathwayU focuses on vocation and career exploration in 16 subject areas which are further broken down into specific career paths. It helps students discover their strongest career matches while simultaneously weeding out weak ones. PathwayU can help you determine which of Harding’s majors will lead you to a fulfilling career.

Career Preparation

Resume Writing

Resume Resources 

If you need help come see us! We are located in the Student Center room 239 or call 501-279-4454 to set up an appointment.

Remember, your resume is your "foot in the door" to a prospective job.

Please refer to Handshake for a variety of approved and professional resume and cover letter templates for each of your career or post-graduate paths. They can be found under “Resources” on Handshake.

Cover Letters

Cover Letters:

Letter to Accept Job Offer:

Letter to Reject Job Offer:

Please refer to Handshake for a variety of approved and professional resume and cover letter templates for each of your career or post-graduate paths. They can be found under “Resources” on Handshake.

Professional Networking

Career Fairs, info sessions, job shadowing, internships, and on-campus interviews are a great way to connect student with employers.

Students, sign up with Handshake and prepare for interviews and career fairs.

Employersto connect with our students, register on Handshake or contact us. We look forward to partnering with you!

Graduate School

Continue your formal education and see what additional opportunities are in your future.

Faculty Info: Request a Classroom Workshop

A critical part of achieving our goal is to partner with you, the faculty, in helping students realize and reach their life goals. As you integrate career components into your courses, Career Center staff members are available to present career information on several aspects of career planning. Some of the popular topics include:

  • Choosing a major
  • Resume writing
  • Job search skills
  • How to interview
  • Internships
  • Career fairs
  • Applying to graduate schools

If you would like to request a classroom presentation from Career Services, please let us know at

Meet our Staff

Jacob Farr

Jacob Farr
Assistant Director, Career and Employer Engagement

Lara Lauterbach

Lara Lauterbach
Assistant Director, Career and Vocational Exploration

Contact Us

Location: Student Center room 239

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Box 12243