Information for Students
The Mānoa Career Center offers a wide variety of programs and services for students and alumni. The Mānoa Career Center programs enhance the University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM) experience by enabling students/alumni to develop skills in & out of the classroom.
What are your college and career plans?
The first step in figuring out how the Mānoa Career Center can help you is to ask yourself this question. "What is my college plan? What do I want to do for a career?" Have you taken the time to sit down and think about what you want to accomplish by attending the University of Hawaii at Mānoa? Do you know what you'd like to do once you graduate?
If you don't know where to start, take a look at the chart we've put together below to see what you can gain by finding employment through the Mānoa Career Center. By finding employment while you're still in college, you'll be preparing yourself for the real world you will face once you graduate.
What do you gain by working with the Mānoa Career Center?
There are many benefits of working with the Mānoa Career Center. As a student or alumus of the University of Hawaii you can benefit from the job programs that are offered. Take a look at the benefits you'll gain by working with the Mānoa Career Center below:
Gain an awareness of your strengths, interests, values & abilities by participating in student organizations, leadership development activities, University employment, or Federal Work Study programs.
Explore the world of work & majors through informational interviews, career shadowing, professors, working in a Non-University work experience, or meeting with a counselor for individualized direction.
Test your discoveries by gaining career related skills through short term Internships and/or advanced, long-term Cooperative Education (Co-op) experiences.
Document and reflect on what you have learned, acquired, and experienced to your resume or portfolio to prepare for your future plans.
Search for Employment
Students and Alumni are encouraged to browse through the job listings on the sece job database for employment with both University and Non-University employers.
How do I decide which job program to choose?
Why should we all expect to have the same needs from our jobs? The Mānoa Career Center offers a wide variety of jobs through a number of job programs that allow students with radically different schedules and needs to work and learn from their college jobs. The key to learning which job program is right for you is to take a look at your class schedule, your course workload, your transportation requirements, and your interests. Then go through the sece job board and find a job that meets your needs.
Mānoa Career Center job programs
Here you will find a list of the job programs that the Mānoa Career Center offers to students and alumni. Take a look at the list below to determine the right program to join. If you have questions about any of the job programs, send an email to email@example.com or schedule an appointment with a career counselor by calling our office at (808) 956-7007 during our office hours.
There are nearly 4,000 students working on the UHM campus. The Mānoa Career Center can help you find the University job you've been looking for.
- Variety of positions
- Convenient on-campus locations
- Flexible hours
From small businesses to international corporations, the Mānoa Career Center allows you to connect with employers suited to your interest.
- Seasonal positions & Summer jobs
- Part-time work
- Full-time, permanent work
The Cooperative Education and Internship programs allow you to gain practical real world experience in your major while still in school.
- Individualized career planning
- Develop a marketable job portfolio
- Network with professionals
- Put theory into practice & gain professional skills
Federal Work Study is a financial-aid based program that subsidizes a portion of college expenses by offering employment in career or community service positions.
- Personalized employment counseling
- High priority for job referrals
- Variety of positions on and off campus