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If you’re a student or alumni, you can either drop-in to see a career coach or schedule a coaching session. It’s recommended that you prepare for your session. See below for more information.

Meet with a Career Coach

Choose from virtual or in-person options during University hours of operation.

Schedule an appointment with a Career Coach

Schedule appointments for topics involving major and career exploration, assistance with Argo2Pro, mock interviews, salary negotiations, graduate school preparation, internship, co-op or professional headshots. Choose from virtual or in-person options during University hours of service.

To request an appointment through Handshake, follow these steps:

  1. Use your MyUWF credentials to log in to Handshake
  2. Select "Career Center" from the top right-hand menu
  3. Select "Appointments"
  4. Click "Schedule a New Appointment"
  5. Click Type: "Standard Appointment" or "Quick Appointment," based on the assistance you need
  6. Use the "Calendar" to identify an available appointment slot that works with your schedule
  7. Indicate your preferred meeting method and share specific details or questions pertaining to your request
  8. Select "Request"
  9. Once approved (1-2 business days), an appointment confirmation will be emailed from Handshake 
  10. If you select Virtual Handshake as your meeting method, you will access this appointment through Handshake

Please arrive at your appointment on time. See Policies and Guidelines for more information about canceling or rescheduling your appointment.

Drop-in with a Career Coach

Our career coaches are available for drop-in sessions Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to answer your career-related questions. Drop-in appointment topics include assistance with a resume, cover letter review or creation,  interviewing skills, job shadow information, job search strategy, LinkedIn profile review, volunteer opportunities, online Handshake profile, assistance with Big Interview or community work study. 

Stop by Building 19 during drop-in hours or follow the instructions below to request a virtual drop-in session.

To request a virtual drop-in appointment, follow these steps:  

  1. Log into your UWF Google account
  2. Click the "Apps" menu at the top of the screen
  3. Select "Chat" from the menu
  4. Send a direct message to "" requesting a drop-in appointment
  5. A career coach will respond with instructions for joining your virtual session

Get feedback on your Resume and Cover Letter

Submit your resume and cover letter online and get feedback from a career coach within 3-5 business days.

Tip: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has incredible potential to assist and amplify students' efforts to secure jobs and internships, but it also carries risks if not applied carefully. We have created an AI Toolkit to empower students with knowledge so they can interact with AI systems in an ethical, safe, and beneficial way in support of their career goals. 

Submit your resume and cover letter online and get feedback from a career coach within 3-5 business days.

  1. Submit your materials using the Feedback Request Form 
  2. To see your feedback, go to the "Other Documents" section of your Handshake documents page

Request a Mock Interview

Practice your interview skills with your career coach and Big Interview.

To request an appointment through Handshake, follow these steps:

  1. Schedule an appointment in Handshake
  2. Email your preferred job description and your up-to-date résumé to and reference Mock Interview in the subject line. Your career coach will need these documents at least 24 hours prior to your mock interview appointment to properly prepare interview questions
  3. Dress for success! Come to your mock interview appointment in professional attire.
  4. Bring your résumé
  5. Strongly encouraged: For extra practice, complete a virtual mock interview using Big Interview

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Helpful (but not required): An up-to-date list of past employment positions and associated duties, campus involvement, volunteer work, military experience, etc.

Yes, Focus 2 Career to narrow down the fields you might be interested in or best suited for. You can also schedule a Career or Major coaching appointment with one of our career coaches via Handshake.


Other Resources Usage
My Florida Future Tool MyFloridaFuture is a free online college and career planning tool developed to provide students, parents, and policymakers with a wealth of information to make better-informed decisions about educational options and future employment opportunities.
Employ Florida Employ Florida is a free interactive resource that can help you explore and identify career opportunities, in-demand jobs & associated learning outcomes, necessary skills and credentials, and opportunities to gain experience, and it even features a resume builder.
Florida Shines Assess your interests. Explore careers. Make a plan for your education. Prepare for work. Land your dream job.
Florida DEO Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) offers a Jobs in Demand List as well as a data center that shares employment and earning outcomes for degrees or certificates earned at public postsecondary educational institutions, both of which can help guide you through the major and career exploration process.
O*NET O*NET Online is the nation's primary free source of occupational information. Research the job tasks, average salary, and employment opportunities associated with potential majors and career paths.


Meet Your Coaches

Our career coaches are here to support and encourage you every step of the way along your career journey. Our coaches are happy to assist you with questions, career planning, and available resources.

  • Timothy Moore staff photo
    Tim Moore

    Associate Director, Career Education, Liaison to Usha Kundu, MD College of Health

  • Professional Staff Photo
    Kristin Menson

    Associate Director, High Impact Practices and Industry Engagement, Liaison to the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering

  • Brittany Fryska

    Assistant Director, High-Impact Practices and Industry Engagement, Liaison to Employers

  • Professional Headshot 2024
    Heather Seitz

    Senior Coordinator, Career Education, Liaison to Lewis Bear Jr. College of Business

  • Madison Hickman

    Coordinator, Career Education, Liaison to the School of Education

  • Headshot of CDCE, Community & Employer Engagement Specialist, Alex Miller
    Alex Miller

    Coordinator, High Impact Practices and Industry Engagement

  • Photograph of CDCE Coordinator of Career Education, Aubrey Shelton
    Aubrey Shelton

    Coordinator, Career Education, Liaison to College of Arts Social Sciences and Humanities

  • Headshot of CDCE Career Peer Erica
    Erica Radcliffe

    Career Peer

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    Kee Talluri

    Graduate Assistant

For questions, please contact our office at or 850.474.2254.