Finding Career Information & Job Listing

UNM-Valencia Campus Career Services
UNM's Office of Career Services on UNM Albuquerque Campus


Explore Your Career Interests and Goals

BrainFuse Job Now
Free account for New Mexico residents. Contact the Library for assistance.
Help with resumes, interview, E-Parachute for career exploration, skills tests and practice for entrance exams.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Hhundreds of occupations are covered in detail with links to postings and more information.

Cost of Living Calculator
This tool helps individuals, communities, and employers determine a local wage rate that allows residents to meet minimum standards of living.

New Mexico WorkForce Connection
Your source for to help you make informed decisions. Access career resources, services, economic and workforce data. Apply or certify for Unemployment Insurance benefits. Find information about your legal rights as a worker, minimum wage, working as a teen, discrimination, and more.

Preparing Your Application
Explore best practices to prepare your resume and cover letter in this guide from Novoresume.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information on specific careers, training requirements, sources for additional information.

O*NET online
Info on specific careers, specific tasks, activities, and skills information.

PrepStep (Learning Express)
Requires an account set up on campus. Contact the Library for assistance.
Practice Tests, Workplace skills improvement, ebooks and articles on careers. Info on specific careers, specific tasks, activities, and skills information.

Finding Your New Job

A successful job hunt requires strategy. Employers advertise job openings in several ways, and it's not always easy to find local job postings. You may want to network with family, friends and colleagues to find job leads. Some jobs are only advertised by word-of-mouth or on social media. You can also browse the industry on the internet. Try looking up sites in your career field for job postings, networks, and industry news:

  • Professional associations
  • Industry trade websites
  • Local union or district headquarter websites

There are a plethora of job-finding websites on the web.  Here are a few good places to start:

  Job searching can be overwhelming sometimes. If you ever feel frustrated or confused, You can ask a Librarian for help at any library.

   Polish Your Resume & Cover Letter

Preparing your resume and cover letter is the most important step.  These papers are your first impression to get the attention of potential employers. 

The UNM-Valencia Campus Writing Center happy help you through this process. 

BrainFuse Job Now provides help with resumes, interviews, career exploration, skills tests and practice for entrance exams. 

Visit the UNM-Valencia Campus Small Buisness Development Center  for individualized help at any stage in your professional journey.