Career Development & Community Engagement

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Access Career Development and Community Engagement's resources, services and programs virtually during remote instruction period.

Our team has transitioned our services to meet the needs of UWF students, alumni and partners during the COVID-19 response. If you have any questions please contact our office at and someone will follow up with you.

Notice Regarding the Status of CDCE Services

Online/Virtual Career and Job Search Resources

Virtual Drop-In Assistance

Do you need help navigating LinkedIn or finding an internship or job? Do you have questions about your resume or cover letter or on how to prepare for an interview? We are now offering On-Demand, Virtual Drop-In Appointments every Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m, to help you find the answer to those and other career-related questions. These meetings are completed on a first-come, first-served basis at students' request during the listed hours of availability. To request an On-Demand Drop-In Appointment:

  • Log into your UWF Google account.
  • Click the Apps menu at the top of the screen.
  • Select "Chat" from the menu.
  • Send a direct message to, requesting a drop-in appointment.
  • A career coach will respond with instructions to join a Google Meet session for the appointment.

Schedule an Appointment

If you would prefer to meet at a specific time, you can request to meet with a Career Coach several days in advance. To schedule an appointment through Handshake, follow these steps:

  • Use your MyUWF credentials to log in to Handshake.
  • Select "Career Center" from the top right-hand menu.
  • Select "Appointments."
  • Click "Schedule a New Appointment."
  • Click either "Appointments" or "Virtual Drop-in Appointment," based on the assistance you are seeking.
  • Click the specific appointment type you are seeking.
  • Use the calendar to identify an available appointment slot that works with your schedule.
  • Once you've identified an appointment slot that works for you, please indicate your preferred meeting method (phone or virtual), and share any specific details or questions pertaining to your request.
  • Select "request."

Please contact CDCE at with any questions pertaining to preparing for or scheduling your appointment. 

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
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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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