Understanding UNA's Career Center

Career Center Infographic

This infographic is the result of a literature review conducted by the UNA Career Center in 2018. The intention of the literature review is to provide a deeper understanding of the function, purpose and changing landscape of career development in higher education and to evaluate how the University of North Alabama Career Center is evolving to meet the needs of a continually changing student population.     

Dey, F. & Cruzvergara, C.Y. (2014). Evolution of career services in higher education. New Directions for Student Services, 128, 5-18.

Grier-Reed, T.L. & Skaar, N.R. (2010). An outcome study of career decision self-efficacy and indecision in an undergraduate constructivist career course. The Career Development Quarterly, 59, 42-53.

Hinkelman, J.M. & Luzzo, D. A. (2007).  Mental health and career development of college students. Journal of Counseling & Development, 85, 143-147.

National Association of Colleges and Employers (2017). Career services: Most common division, names. Retrieved from http://www.naceweb.org/career-development/organizational-structure/career-services-most-common-divisions-names/ .

Reardon, R.C., Melvin, B., McClain, M.C., Peterson, G.W., & Bowman, W.J. (2015). The career course as a factor in college graduation. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 17(3), 336-350.

Schaub, M. (2012). The profession of college career services delivery: What college counselors should know about career centers.  Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 26, 201-215.

Sutton, G. & Gifford, R. (2011). Career counseling centers at the college level.  In J.L. Samide, G.T. Eliason, & J. Patrick (Eds.), Career Development in Higher Education, (pp. 119-136). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.