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
In the post-Covid world, many job opportunities are now remote. Which means that understanding how to virtually engage with employers is essential.
Are you prepared or are you asking yourself where to even begin? 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
As remote work becomes more prevalent, we know that securing the right internship may feel overwhelming. The UWF Career Development & Community Engagement team IS HERE to help!Virtual Experiential Learning Resources
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 Guide
Practice an Interview
Big Interview is an on-demand Interview Training System that allows you to practice your skills in simulated interview situations using a webcam or smartphone. You have access to hours of written and video curriculum, can test your responses to several different interview situations virtually, and can even share your recorded responses with CDCE for review.Big Interview
Research a Career
Focus 2 is an online, interactive, self-guided career & education planning system that helps you find YOUR "path for success." Whether you need help choosing a major, already have a major but don't know what to do with it, or are just interested in a little self-exploration, Focus 2 is a great place to start!Focus 2 Career
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