Career Transition Resources

University Human Resources provides the following resources to assist employees with their career transition:

Contact HR for Help:

Human Resources is available to answer questions and provide assistance.

You can contact us by phone at 541-346-3159 and leave a message with your question and call back information. You may also email us at

Messages will be returned as soon as possible by the appropriate HR team member.

Career and Financial Counseling

Confidential one-on-one sessions with a licensed counselor are available and can be customized for each individual based on their specific career transition needs. Areas of assistance can include a general assessment of interests, motivation, and job skills, writing a resume and cover letter, interviewing skills, job search assistance, and many other career transition services.

Financial coaches are also available and can provide a needs analysis and an online written action plan to help develop better spending habits, reduce debt, improve credit, and increase savings to employees.

EAP representatives can also help with the emotional challenges and adjustments related to a career transition.

Schedule an Appointment: Contact Canopy directly to schedule an appointment by calling 800-433-2320 or texting 503-980-1770.

Benefit eligible employees can contact Canopy to schedule a career counseling appointment at a time that is most convenient.  EAP services are available for up to 30 days after the last day of employment.

Canopy, Employee Assistance Program

UO contracts with Canopy to provide a comprehensive employee assistance for benefit-eligible employees and their dependents. The confidential services are provided at no cost to eligible members.

Canopy provides tools, resources, and training. Create a MyAdvantage account on the Canopy website to individualize your program.

Unemployment Insurance

The State of Oregon Employment Department provides many resources to assist with navigating unemployment insurance benefits including instructions for filing a claim, temporary rules, and frequently asked questions.

Benefits Continuation

Human Resources provides information about continuing your benefits upon separation from the university.

Employee Assistance Webinars

Below are a few previously recorded webinars from Canopy to assist you during this period of transition.


Professional Development Resources

LinkedIn Learning, the university's online learning platform, offers a variety of professional development resources to help expand your knowledge and skill set. Resources include a combination of dynamic, online instructional content, videos, and tutorials.

Types of training available on LinkedIn Learning:

  • Business Skills
  • Information technology
  • Communication
  • Computer skills
  • Leadership development

If you need assistance accessing LinkedIn Learning, please contact

Career Resources


Community Resources:

WorkSource Oregon
WorkSource Oregon is a network of public and private partners who work together to effectively respond to workforce challenges through high-quality services to individuals and businesses, resulting in job attainment, retention, and advancement. The WorkSource Oregon Eugene  provides workshops on career exploration, updating your resume, interviewing and professional networking. Register online to take advantage of these services or contact their Eugene office (541-686-7601) to speak with an employment specialist.

Lane Workforce Partnership provides information on Lane County employment trends.

Canopy offers career development resources to assist you in your job search. Resources include:

  • Career assessments and testing for the next steps in your career based on your interests, personality, and strengths.
  • Useful links such as education information, employment trends, and salary information.
  • Access to an on-line resume builder.
  • Schedule an appointment with a professional coach to discuss your career goals.