Career Development & Community Engagement

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Welcome To Career Development & Community Engagement

Career Development & Community Engagement (CDCE) at the University of West Florida is the only dedicated team providing comprehensive support for students and alumni to explore and pursue a wide variety of career opportunities. This office includes Career Education, Community & Employer Engagement, High-Impact Practices/Experiential Learning, and Quality Enhancement Plan.


Our Mission

The Office of Career Development & Community Engagement's role is to advance UWF's mission, vision, and priorities by educating and empowering UWF Students/Alumni in the career development process and by providing opportunities for experiential learning, civic engagement, service and employment.


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Career Education

Trying to decide on a major or career? Need help fine tuning your resume? Visit the Career Education website to get information on exploring a wide variety of career opportunities and resources related to creating a resume, practicing an interview, and job search etiquette.

Career Education
Students and employers engage in conversation at a STEM Career Fair.

Community & Employer Engagement

Visit the Community & Employer Engagement website for information on career events, recruiting at UWF, and opportunities to engage with the campus.



Community & Employer Engagement
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High Impact Practices / Experiential Learning

Experience is key! Visit the High Impact Practices/Experiential Learning website to learn how to engage in formative experiences throughout your college career.

High Impact Practices/Experiential Learning
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Quality Enhancement Plan

Visit the QEP website to learn about Communication for Professional Success, a bold new initiative with the goal of transforming the educational experience for UWF students.


Quality Enhancement Plan

Upcoming Campus Events

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