FAQ's for Alumni

Now that I have logged on, what do I do next?
Under the profile tab at the top, fill in missing personal and academic information in order to proceed.

 

How do I search for jobs?

Click on the “jobs & internships” tab at the top OR the 1st quick link to view all jobs, internships, co-ops, part time jobs, etc.. Use the drop downs and key words to narrow your search, (ex. under Position Type, select the one pertaining to your search and/or select Yes to Ignore National Jobs and/or enter “Birmingham” as key word).

 

I cannot see jobs, when I click on “jobs & internships” at the top, the page goes to my profile page. What’s happening?

There is a required field that has not been completed.


Once my resume is uploaded onto DragonTrail, who can view it?

Only Career Services Staff can view your resume.

 

What if I posted my resume in the past and now it’s not on the site?

You will need to re-post your resume on DragonTrail.

 

How do I know what events are going on in Career Services?

From the home page, click on a day of the calendar. Then click on Week View or Month View to see the up coming events.

 

How do I sign up for events with Career Services?

Click on Events tab and then click on either information sessions or workshops. Events will be listed.


Can I upload more than 1 resume or document?

Yes, you can name your resume(s) to differentiate between them. You can also upload cover letters, personal statements, and any other career-related documents under the Upload tab at the top of the page. Do not load transcripts as they are not considered official unless they come from the UAB registrars office.

 

I uploaded my resume in DragonTrail, but cannot view it. How long does it take for a resume to get approved?

Alumni will have their resume approved without any critique and it should show within one work day. If it is not showing, please call 934-4324. If you would like to have your resume critiqued, please make an appointment with one of the Career Services consultants.

 

For additional information, contact Career Services at (205) 934-4324 or email careerservices@uab.edu.

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