Career Development

Grow your career with the services UC provides, fully included in the cost of tuition. 

Dedicated to serving students at University of the Cumberlands, we offer a variety of resources for students to use to assist with their own personal career development journey. Be it career assessment or exploration, job/internship information or postings, cover letter and résumé writing, interview techniques, or opportunities to attend career fairs, we strive to meet your needs. Resources are available for current UC students and alumni. Both in-seat and on-line students may utilize our services. The available platforms are easily accessible, self-directed, and user-friendly. 

Job Postings 

UC Career Services Upcoming Events Spring 2024

Cover Letter & Resume Review Webinar
Undergraduate Main & OL: January 29, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Register Here 

Cover Letter & Resume Review Webinar
Graduate: January 30, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Register Here 

LinkedIn For the Job Search: New Users Intro Webinar
Undergraduate Main & OL: February 19, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Register Here 

LinkedIn For the Job Search: New Users Intro Webinar
Graduate: February 20, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Register Here 

UC JC Penney Suit-Up Event
Virtual Event: March 8-10, 2024
In Person Event: March 10, 2024 (Corbin, KY JC Penney Store 3:00-6:00)
This is an exclusive shopping experience for the UC community. All career dress apparel and shoes will be up to 60% with the additional Suit Up 30% off coupon. 
Virtual Registration
In-Person Registration

Big Interview

We are pleased to offer you a free training system that features a new and innovative way to help you prepare more effectively for a job interview.

Big Interview is an online system that combines training AND practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence.

You have at your disposal a variety of tools including:

  • Challenging, virtual mock interviews for all experience levels and dozens of industries
  • A database of thousands of interview questions with tips on how to answer them
  • The ability to rate and share your interview answers for feedback
  • A comprehensive video training curriculum covering all aspects of landing a job
  • A step-by-step interview Answer Builder for crafting answers to behavioral questions

How to set up your Big Interview account:

  1. Go to and click "Register".
  2. Complete the registration process
  3. You'll then receive a confirmation email at your school email address. Click "Verify" in the email, and you'll be able to start using Big Interview.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [at] (career[dot]services[at]ucumberlands[dot]edu) or 606.539.4259.

Are you an employer who would like to advertise open positions or events to UC Students?

We use Handshake as our platform and source for job postings. It is free for employers to join and advertise. Get started today!

Adult talking with a student

Job Search Resources

Check out our other resources, all focused on finding you the perfect job.

Career Services Events

The Office of Career Services can help you prepare for your first or next big job.

For additional information, contact:

Career Services - Mr. Russell Carr, Director
Phone: 606.539.4475
Email: [at] (career[dot]services[at]ucumberlands[dot]edu)