Online Career Resources
In addition to the in-office services available, Career Development and Community Engagement (CDCE) offers a variety of online resources to assist you in your job search. Whether you need help with career exploration, creating a professional résumé or cover letter, or even if you need to practice interviewing, you have access to these tools whenever and wherever you are.
Handshake at UWF
Handshake is the university-wide job posting system for students and alumni to schedule appointments with career coaches, stay up to date with career events, search for jobs, internships, Co-ops, and more.
Student and Alumni Guide to Virtual Employer Engagement
We are all doing our part to prevent the spread of Covid19, including employers. As opportunities to network in-person are currently non-existent, you need to prepare for virtual engagement with employers.
Are you prepared or are you asking yourself where to even begin? Let us help you prepare for your job search and for connecting with employers in a virtual environment. CDCE has developed a guide containing strategies and resources that can assist you in preparing for virtual engagement with employers.Student and Alumni Guide to Virtual Employer Engagement
Virtual Guide to Experiential Learning Resources
During this unprecedented time, we know that securing an internship may feel overwhelming. The UWF Career Development & Community Engagement team IS HERE to help!Click Here for Virtual Experiential Learning Resources
Argo2Pro Career Conversations: Virtual Workshop Series
So, you think you are ready to apply for that job? What type of experience do you have? Who is in your professional network? How is your résumé? What are your goals? How should you dress and prepare for an in-person or virtual interview?
The Argo2Pro Career Conversations Virtual Workshop series allows you to discuss those questions and even learn more about things like high-impact practice opportunities, major and career exploration, and more with a Career Coach, in a casual and accessible environment.
Each week will bring new and exciting Virtual Q&A discussion topics. Check out the Handshake Events Page to learn more and to register for a session today.
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Create a Résumé
If you need help getting started with your résumé, you can meet with a Career Coach for 1:1 guidance, explore the Career Development Guide, or check out the My Resume section of Big Interview to access a Resume Curriculum with brief video lessons and a Résumé Builder. If you have an existing résumé, you may upload it to Handshake to receive feedback.Career Development GuideCareer Development Guide
Practice an Interview
Big Interview allows you to practice your skills in simulated interview situations using a webcam or smartphone. You will be able to test your responses to several different interview situations virtually. You can even share your recorded responses with CDCE for review.Big Interview
Research a Career
MyCareerShines is a comprehensive education and career planning system that will help you succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. You will learn about yourself, discover the many options and opportunities for your future, and gain access to the information and tools to achieve your goals.Access MyCareerShines
Attend a Career Event
Connect with potential employers, explore career opportunities, and make a great first impression by attending any of the many career events available to UWF students and alumni. Handshake connects you to these career events and professional development opportunities.Career Events