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Welcome to Education and Human Services Career Services!

The College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) Career Services is dedicated to helping students and alumni prepare for a successful career in their respective field. Our Mission is to provide personalized career exploration, preparation and development to nurture students’ career goals.


We Are Here To Help!

The COEHS Career Services Team is here to help ensure that students from the UNF College of Education and Human Services find the right career in their field of study through one-on-one meetings, workshops and career-focused events.

Resume and Cover Letter Critiques

Whether you are beginning to craft your resume or curious how to word that last sentence of your cover letter, we can assist you in putting your best foot forward. We are also happy to help you practice and prepare for your next big interview. Please click the "Book an appointment" button at the top of the page to schedule a time to chat.

Career & Internship Assistance:

Looking for an internship or ready to start your job search? Check your Handshake account regularly to see the latest positions for COEHS students and alumni. Additionally, if you are trying to figure out how to apply for an internship or curious what organization is currently hiring COEHS students and alumni, we would be happy to assist you. This is especially important for those in our educator prep programs who need to follow step-by-step instructions for teacher certification. Please click the "Book an Appointment" button at the top of the page to make an appointment.


Handshake is UNF's online career management system. Students can utilize the system to view and apply for jobs, internships and co-ops, and to sign up for workshops and events. Additionally, on this site employers can post positions, request information sessions and register for career fairs and recruiting events.


Have you resume critiqued remotely via Handshake. Handshake can be accessed through MyWings and found under the "Student Tools" tab. Looking for an internship or co-op? Check your Handshake Account regularly to see the latest positions for Students and Alumni.

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Patti Palmer

Coordinator of Career and Employer Services


A native to Jacksonville, Patti uses her professional background, knowledge of the community and passion for helping others to connect students with exciting career opportunities. Patti received her Bachelor’s in Business with a double major in Marketing and Management from the University of North Florida. Patti has several years of experience as a Human Resource leader in both the public and private sector where she recruited, hired, and trained for different organizations. She has also volunteered providing professional development and career counseling for displaced homemakers. A creative collaborator, Patti enjoys preparing students for career success.


Patti specializes in the following:

  • Resume/Cover Letter reviews
  • Mock Interview
  • Internship & Job Search
  • Interview Preparation
  • Handshake/LinkedIn Reviews
  • Classroom & Club Presentations on Career Related topics



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