Career Services

Career Services

Career Services collaborates with groups and individuals to provide students and alumni with opportunities to prepare for lifelong career development in the global community. Resume tips and resources provided to Avila University by Resume Target.

College Central Network (CCN) is Avila’s free, on-line job posting system for our students and alumni. On this site, you can search for jobs (full-time, part-time, work study, internships, volunteer opportunities, etc.), upload your résumé, create an on-line career portfolio, and much more.  To register, click on the graphic below. 

Already registered? Log in at Student Central or Alumni Central.

The University Athletic Department is a member of the Athlete Network to provide current and former Avila University student-athletes a truly unique resource for career and networking development. They provide athletes with online tools to network with fellow athletes and the most efficient access to employers that embrace their competitive mindset and push it to higher levels. 

The Avila University Athletics and Counseling & Career Services departments are partnered with CAREER ATHLETES to help facilitate the uniting of graduating and former collegiate athletes with employers who value their skills. Their site provides a free and confidential online career board on which to search for internships and career opportunities nationwide with over 500 employer partners. 


Taryn Hodison, Coordinator of Counseling & Career Svcs
P: 816-501-3767 / E:

Set Up a Calendly Appointment with Taryn

Job Search Resources

Top Job Search Sites

Entry Level Job Sites

Diversity Sites 

General Job Sites 

Business, Accounting & Finance



Human Resources 


Science, Chemistry, Physics & Biology

Job Search Resources

Career Exploration

Do you know what you want to major in?  Are you questioning your current major? Do you know what kind of career you want? Being uncertain about your major or future career is normal for college students. Counseling & Career Services is here to help.  We provide career counseling to help you look at your personality, interests, abilities, and values which are all important for your future happiness in a major and a career. Let our trained staff assist you in answering these questions and planning for your career. To schedule a one-on-one meeting, call 816.501.2901.

Career Assessment Tools

Counseling & Career Services uses a variety of assessments and career inventories to assist you with your career exploration.  One of these tools is the Do What You Are assessment. This on-line personality assessment takes about thirty minutes to complete and provides a comprehensive report for your review.  To get the most out of this report, schedule an appointment with a Counseling & Career Services staff member by calling 816.501.2901. Current students will need their Student ID to gain access to the assessment. Alumni who do not recall their Student ID can call Counseling & Career Services at 816.501.2901 to obtain access.

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. The O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

Career Exploration Websites

Explore careers with O*NET OnLine.  This site has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is the premier source for career information! The career profiles featured cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

Jobs Made Real

Explore careers through JobsMadeReal videos. While made By Teens For Teens, these career exploration videos are informative for anyone exploring career options.

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