Career Programs/Job Fairs

Throughout the academic year, Career Services sponsors a variety of career programs designed to help students explore career options, speak with professionals from specific fields, develop their career network, and discuss job and career opportunities.

Calendars

  • For information about other events and programs at UNF, consult the UNF Calendar of Events.
  • For a listing of Career Services workshops (EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS PROGRAM), On-campus Recruiting, and other events and programs, go to: Career Services Calendar

For tips on how to prepare and have a productive and successful experience at a job fair- CLICK HERE -How To Make the Most of Job Fair 

 

Job Fairs and Major Events: 2015-2016 Academic Year

CCEC Employer Showcase-Spring

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
noon-4 p.m.

Location: Adam Herbert University Center


Cost: Free to UNF students

Meet with employers from computing, engineering, and construction companies to discuss career and job opportunities.  . 

LIST OF PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS:  2-9-2016

Communication Internship/Job Fair

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
TBD

Location: Student Union Ballroom


Cost: Free to UNF Students and alumni

Employers representing a variety of communication careers, will be on campus to meet and talk with UNF Communication majors regarding internships and employment opportunities.   This is a great opportunity to set up an internship or develop your career network.

The Inside Scoop

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union Ballroom


Cost: Free to UNF Students and alumni

A panel of UNF Parents representing a variety of career fields share information about their career paths, their jobs, and their employers. 

An ice cream social and opportunity to network with the panelists will follow the panel presentation.   Come and enjoy a free ice cream sundae and develop your career network.

Hire Attire Fashion Show

Thursday, February 25, 2016
12:00 noon-1:30 p.m.

Location: Student Union Ballroom


Cost: Free to UNF students and alumni

Fashion show will present a variety of professional interview suits and outfits.  Tips will be given on how to put together a professional interview outfit.      Join us for food, prizes, and networking!

COAS Passport to Employment

Friday, February 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Location: Career Services Bldg. 2, Suite 1100


Cost: Free for UNF Students and alumni

 This program is designed for College of Arts and Sciences students to help them prepare for job fairs and the world of work.  This program includes:


Individual Assistance:

 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon   Walk-in sessions with a career counselor to discuss career plans
9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon   Walk-ins for resume and cover letter critiques by Career Services staff members

Workshops: 
9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.   Workshop:  Resume and Cover Letter Writing

9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.  Workshop:   Job Interviewing

9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.  Workshop:  Job Search Strategies

9:55 a.m.-10:45 a.m.   Workshop:  Resume and Cover Letter Writing

9:55 a.m.-10:45 a.m.  Workshop:   Job Interviewing

9:55 a.m.-10:45 a.m.  Workshop:  Job Search Strategies 

10:50 a.m.-11:35 a.m.   Workshop:  Resume and Cover Letter Writing

10:50 a.m.-11:35 a.m.  Workshop:   Job Interviewing

10:50 a.m.-11:35 a.m.  Workshop:  Job Search Strategies


 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.    LUNCH 

                                        Keynote Speaker:  Renee Sparkman,  RF Smart,   "Transition from Academics To Being a Professional"                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                 

Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, March 01, 2016
11 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Location: Student Union Ballroom


Cost: No Cost To UNF Students

Join us for the Volunteer Fair specifically for students interested in volunteering opportunities on campus and within the Jacksonvilel Community.   Sponsored by Student Government and Career Services.

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS- 2-8-16

Public Service and Government Internship Fair

Thursday, March 03, 2016
1:00-3:30 p.m.

Location: Student Union Ballroom


Join us for the Public Service/Government Internship Fair specifically for students exploring internship opportunities within government agencies, public administration/public service, and non-profit organizations. Sponsored by the Political Science & Public Administration Department and Career Services


Panel: Careers In Government

Thursday, March 03, 2016
12:00 noon- 1:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union Auditorium- 2nd Floor


Cost: Free to UNF Students and alumni

A panel of employer representatives from various government agencies will present on how to explore and enter positions in government.   This is a "lunch and learn" event-- bring your lunch and learn about how to find a job working for the government.

Practice Interview Day

Friday, March 04, 2016
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon

Location: Career Services, Bldg. 2, Suite 1100


Cost: Free to UNF Students and alumni

Recruiters and employer representatives from the Greater Jacksonville Area will be on campus to conduct practice interviews.    20 Minute interviews will be given with 10 minutes for critique and advice on interviewing.     To participate students must RSVP in Osprey Career Link. 

Osprey Career Fair-Spring

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center


Cost: Free to UNF students

Meet with employers from wide range of career fields to discuss career and job opportunities.  Bring your resume and be prepared to network with employers.  

 

LIST OF PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS- 2-9-16

Health Career Fair

Wednesday, April 06, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Location: UNF Student Union Ballroom


Cost: Free To UNF Students and Alumni

The Health Career Fair is a recruiting event designed to bring students from the Brooks College of Health together with employers recruiting for internship, part-time jobs and full-time employment opportunities in the health field.

Financial Fitness Program: Take Control of Your Finances

Thursday, April 07, 2016
12:00 noon- 1:00 p..m


Cost: Free to UNF Students and Alumni

This program features professionals from financial institutions who will talk about how to manage your finances, manage credit card debt and our credit score, and stay "financially fit."

Education Job Fair-Spring

Monday, April 25, 2016
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Location: UNF Student Union


Cost: Free to UNF students

Meet with representatives from local and regional school districts to discuss job and career opportunities in teaching and education.   Check Career Wings for a list of participating employers.

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