You can access these online tools from anywhere at any time.
We encourage you to complement utilizing these resources by meeting with a career counselor in person or virtually.
UB Career Cycle
Learn how to manage your own career. The award-winning UB Career Cycle is a tool you can use repeatedly throughout your lifetime. No matter where you are in your career—just starting out or switching gears—this cycle can help you get where you want to go.
Your job search starts here. UBworks is a comprehensive online database to assist you in finding job and internship opportunities that match your interests. After registering and creating a profile, you can:
- search for available jobs and internships
- use templates to build your resume
- explore industries through a career explorer
- find events and resources
- book appointments or chat virtually with career coaches
- see employment announcements posted by employers.
Explore the world of work. Through Vault Career Intelligence you can research a company or industry, prepare for an interview, or try to find a job or internship. You can access vault with one click anywhere on campus or by using your @ubalt.edu email to log in when you're off campus. Once logged in you'll have access to:
- 120+ guides on industries, job advice and education
- 100 extensive industry and 700 occupational profiles
- 900 internship profiles
Know your strengths. StrengthsQuest is an online assessment tool with roots in positive psychology that helps identify five of your natural talents. By focusing on areas of strength rather than on weaknesses, you can capitalize on what you do best. Learn more and get your free code here.
Discover your direction. Assess your interests and motivations and explore possible careers that match your unique qualities. Register through FOCUS 2 using the access code Beready to complete assessments, then meet with a career coach to further discuss the results. Once registered, you can log in here.
Practice makes perfect. This tool will help you prepare for that big interview or to deliver a professional pitch. Create a free account through InterviewStream to:
- read through practice interview questions
- conduct practice interviews
- share interviews with career coaches and receive feedback.
Watch career advice videos. Get tips on starting a job search, networking, interviewing, negotiating a salary and more from leading recruiters on our CareerSpots portal. These short videos help you know what to wear, say and do during interviews and while networking.
Research jobs locally. Through Langsdale Library, our students can access licensed subscriptions to dozens of publications. This allows you to access local job leads in major metropolitan cities across the country. The Baltimore Business Journal and Baltimore Book of Lists are particularly helpful for the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. (Please note you must be on a University computer to access this service.)
Get tips on moving your career forward. On the Career Buzz blog, you'll find tips on job searching, strategies for networking and career testimonials from successful UB students. Be sure to subscribe to have the blogs sent directly to your email account.
Watch our professional development workshops. On our YouTube channel, you'll find videos on resume development, networking, interviewing, LinkedIn, job searching and more that were developed by our career coaches.
ReferenceUSA is a directory of U.S. businesses that have foreign parents and includes some executive, financial, and other business information. The advanced search tab allows you to create a list of businesses based on industry, geographic location, number of employees and more. This resource is provided by the Langsdale Library and can be accessed from anywhere with your UB netID and password.