Rocket Career Center

UToledo Career Services: Virtual Services

Rocket Career Center Hours

Rocket Career Center Studio and Rocket Style Career Closet hours are limited due to summer break. Walk-ins will be accommodated if staffing and hours allow. It is recommended you schedule an appointment on Handshake during summer break.

Appointment hours:

Rocket Career Center Studio:                                                                            Rocket Style Career Closet

Monday - Friday | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM                                                                Tuesday & Thursday | 1:00 - 4:00 PM      

Schedule An Appointment                                                                         Schedule An Appointment

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Resume, C.V. & Cover Letter: Virtual Drop Box

Do you not have time to meet with a Rocket Career Center professional?  Send in your resume, curriculum vitae (CV), or cover letter to be reviewed and returned to you via email with feedback. Please allow at least two business days for documents to be reviewed. 

 Upload To The DropBox Here


In person and Virtual Appointments

With A Career Consultant 

For all undergraduate and graduate students seeking assistance with career exploration, job search/professional skills, or in-depth resume/curriculum vitae (CV) reviews, please schedule a virtual appointment through Handshake with your Career Consultant. 

 How To Schedule an Appointment

Virtual Career Platforms

The Rocket Career Center offers a wide range of online tools to help you build your career from self-assessments for exploring career and education possibilities, to strengthening your interview skills.  We also offer online tools for exploring job opportunities around the globe and connecting with alumni and businesses across the country. 

How do I access these resources?

Log in to the myUT portal, scroll down to the Rocket Career Center section, and click the links.

Please call us at 419.530.4341 if you need assistance with these resources.


FOCUS 2: Career Assessment

FOCUS 2 is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students that is designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans.  FOCUS 2 provides five self-assessments to help you identify your top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests and explore  occupations and major areas of study compatible with your personal attributes.  Students use FOCUS 2 to help  choose or change their major and also to verify their choice of a career field.

To get started on FOCUS 2:          

First time usersCreate a new account.  


Returning usersLog on (using the account you have already created)

What Can I Do With This Major

What Can I Do With This Major is an online resource designed to help you connect your major to different careers. You will have access to view typical career areas, types of employers that hire within each major, as well as strategies to increase marketability. The website offers search features, majors by category, and links to related professional associations, occupational outlook information, and employment opportunities for more than 90 majors and career fields.

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Start exploring Majors and Careers with What Can I Do With This Major



UToledo Alumni Spotlight

CandidCareer has thousands of searchable informational video interviews featuring industry professionals talking about their jobs and offering career tips for students. Better yet, you have instant access to UToledo alumni videos showcasing how their time at UToledo impacted their careers.

Why Should I Explore Candid Career? 

CandidCareer is an online tool to explore majors and careers! Virtually meet with over 40 UToledo alums that all come from exciting and diverse career backgrounds. Hear about their journey to where they are now and how the University of Toledo helped them LAUNCH their CAREER. 


View the full UToledo Alum Library on CandidCareer

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Handshake: Jobs, Internships and Employer Events

Handshake is an online interactive database where you can find employer events, internships, on-campus jobs,  and explore full and part-time employment opportunitiesResearch careers, connect with fellow students, alums, and recruiters looking to hire our UToledo Rockets!   

Current Students

Once you register for classes, you will receive a Handshake account. If you have never logged into Handshake, please follow the steps below to complete your profile. 

  1. Log into your MyUT portal here.  
  2. Locate “Rocket Career Center” in your student tab and select “Handshake.”
  3. Click the blue login button.                        
  4. Complete your profile to personalize your job feed. 

Step-By-Step Guide: Handshake Account Set Up

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Big Interview: Virtual Interview Practice

Big Interview is a tool that will enhance your job interviewing skills and develop an edge over the competition. Through this interactive tool, you can video record your responses to practice interview questions and review them or share them with others. There are tips, sample interview questions, and answers spanning more than 140 industries.  In addition, there are other resources to help you prepare for that big interview. Get both expert training and unlimited interview practice.


Learn more Register for your Big Interview Account


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GoinGobal: worldwide jobs and internships

GoinGlobal helps new and experienced job seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad. GoinGlobal Career and Employment Resources include worldwide job and internship listings, industry profiles, and country-specific career information. More than 30,000 pages of constantly updated content are included on topics such as work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice, corporate profiles, worldwide job listings, and more. 

Visit the GoinGlobal Website to Start Your Job or Internship Search! 


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Parker Dewey: Mirco-Internships

Are you seeking to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment during your college career?  The kind of experience will set you apart from other candidates?  Try a micro-INTERNSHIP via Parker Dewey!

Micro-internship projects on Parker Dewey come from a variety of industries and disciplines. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you'll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures. You'll find assignments for marketing like copywriting and working in social media, sales projects like lead generation, operations tasks like building reports, and more.

Browse micro-internships on Parker Dewey Today!  

Last Updated: 5/13/24