UnderGraduate catalog: 2020/21 term 1

Other University Services

Career Service Center

University of the People’s Career Service Center offers career guidance and advising for professional discovery and success both during and following the completion of a UoPeople degree. The University of the People Career Service Center offers students’ comprehensive, expert guidance as well as tools to improve vital professional skills pertinent to the business world, including:

      • Resume building and cover letter writing
      • Job searching skills
      • Interviewing techniques
      • Professional networking skills
      • Career planning in the area of one’s major

The Career Service Center is accessible to students throughout the course of their studies, as well as after they graduate. Whether students are thinking about their first professional job in the workplace, wish to enhance their skills in their current field, or are considering a career change, the Career Service Center offers vital tools to help them succeed. Students enrolled in their degree programs and graduates at UoPeople may access UoPeople’s career development services in the UoPeople Portal.

Note that select Career Service Center initiatives are still being designed and are not yet available.

Internship Opportunities

University of the People provides access to a number of different internship opportunities offered by internationally recognized corporations and organizations. By participating in online internships in a variety of sectors, students gain work experience and networking opportunities.

All internship opportunities consist of defined projects within the host’s organization, creating valuable learning opportunities for the student. Internships opportunities are available to all current UoPeople Degree Seeking Students and are announced by email over the course of their studies.

Mentorships

The University of the People Mentorship Program provides students with a support system throughout their time at the institution. UoPeople mentors are industry-leading professionals and valued members of the UoPeople global community who help support our students as they work to accomplish their personal, academic and professional goals.  Through the mentorship program, students receive guidance, encouragement and the skills necessary to succeed both in their studies and beyond the classroom.

Global Employment Network

Networking is vital in the quest to build a successful career, no matter what the field. At UoPeople our international community of faculty and students provides a global networking community. With faculty hailing from some of the top universities, corporations and foundations worldwide, and students hailing from over 180 countries, the networking potential at UoPeople is immense. Our global employment network aids in broadening the career opportunities as well as strengthening the career options for our students, providing each student with a classroom of international learners and peers to create an extensive professional network. Outside the classroom, UoPeople partners with world renowned corporations offering excellent networking opportunities for our students, which in turn, broadens their employment opportunities. UoPeople develops students’ networking abilities as participants in a thriving global community. Combined with internship and mentorship programs, students gain the skills to utilize these connections, in real life work experience.