Connect, Inspire, and Hire A Duck

We have, and continue to build, a network of parents and family members with the desire to support the career and professional development of UO students and alumni.

Parents and families can play an important role in our students' career development and employment. Parents and families involved in the Parent Professional Network support our students in exploring their passion, honing their career skills, and offering jobs and internships. 

Learn more and fill out your Professional Network Profile today.

Professional Network Profile

Ways To Be Involved?

  • Share your professional expertise by allowing students to contact you for informational interviews.
  • Connect with students at networking events (on campus and regional)
  • Prepare students through practice interviews or critique résumés or portfolios
  • Inspire students by speaking on a panel or with student groups
  • Reveal the working world by hosting a site visit or job shadow
  • Hire Ducks for internships, part-time, or full-time jobs

Help us build a network of successful Ducks! 

 

Nov 20
Career Center Drop-in Advising2:00 p.m.

Drop by the Career Center for a 15-minute chat with an Advisor!

* The Career Center's drop-in hours may be sporadically affected or unavailable due to unexpected advisor illness...

September 25–December 7
Hendricks Hall, Career Center Room 220

Drop by the Career Center for a 15-minute chat with an Advisor!

* The Career Center's drop-in hours may be sporadically affected or unavailable due to unexpected advisor illness or absence. In such case, we will arrange for your meeting with a career advisor at our earliest availability.

Nov 21
Drop In Advising10:00 a.m.

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.
October 31–November 30
Hendricks Hall, Room 220

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.

Nov 22
Drop In Advising9:00 a.m.

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.
November 1–29
Hendricks Hall, Room 220

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.

Nov 24
Drop In Advising2:00 p.m.

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.
November 3–December 1
Hendricks Hall, Room 220

Come to the Career Center to get help on resumes, cover letters, the job search process, and more. No appointment necessary.

Nov 27
MBTI Workshop12:00 a.m.

Learn about your personality based on the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator (MBTI). Through group activities identify your
unique preferences and how to apply this information to...
November 27 12:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, Career Center Room 220

Learn about your personality based on the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator (MBTI). Through group activities identify your
unique preferences and how to apply this information to make
more meaningful choices.

Feb 6
Job Search Groupnoon

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself wondering...
February 6–22
White Stag Block, Suite 241

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself wondering where to even start.Sound familiar?

Join our upcoming Job Search Group in Portland and connect with other 2017 UO graduates and graduating students looking for work in Portland. You'll get support from a small group of peers, opportunities to connect with UO alumni and hear their job search advice, and concrete steps to get you that job!

Sessions are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. beginning February 6 and ending February 22, 2018. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, February 6): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, February 8): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, February 13): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, February 15): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, February 20): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, February 22): Presenting Your Job Search Plan

Space is limited to eight 2017 UO graduates or graduating seniors. There is no cost to attend.

Group will meet at the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR 97209, Suite 241

Want to join us?

RSVP now to careerpdx@uoregon.edu or by calling 503-412-3701.

Feb 7
International Career Night6:00 p.m.

International Student Career Night will celebrate the international student experience and encourage students to think about their next steps after graduation. Networking...
February 7 6:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Ford Alumni Ballroom

International Student Career Night will celebrate the international student experience and encourage students to think about their next steps after graduation. Networking activities and presentations reflecting on the international student experience will be accompanied by a discussion with panels of students and employers. Ample time will be provided to develop networking skills with employers.

Feb 14
Internship, Summer Job & Volunteer Fair noon

Internships are a hot topic! Join us this Valentine’s Day for the Internship, Summer Job & Volunteer Fair! Recent studies show student graduating with internship experiences...
February 14 noon–4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

Internships are a hot topic! Join us this Valentine’s Day for the Internship, Summer Job & Volunteer Fair! Recent studies show student graduating with internship experiences are more likely to find employment after graduation (NACE Journal, May 2017, D’Abate, 2010). This fair will host more than 80 companies with internships and summer experiential learning ops. So come by and get a productive answer to that inevitable question “what are you doing this summer”?

Mar 8
Tech Connect5:00 p.m.

So many companies are in search of technology savvy talent! Tech Connect, being not too big or too small, provides abundant face-time with tech-focused companies looking to hire...
March 8 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Crater Lake North & South

So many companies are in search of technology savvy talent! Tech Connect, being not too big or too small, provides abundant face-time with tech-focused companies looking to hire creative, motivated students.

Apr 10
Veteran's Pre-Fair Career Workshop10:00 a.m.

Plan Your Reconnaissance through LinkedIn and Networking! Come in and get your resume checked, learn to connect through LinkedIn and chat with a select group of professionals....
April 10 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
EMU Lease Crutcher Lewis Room

Plan Your Reconnaissance through LinkedIn and Networking! Come in and get your resume checked, learn to connect through LinkedIn and chat with a select group of professionals. Begin strategizing the path to your next destination.