Q: When is Career Services open and where is Career Services located?
A: Career Services is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. Our office is located in Founders Hall, Building 2, Room 1011. Please call us at (904) 620-1012 or come by the main office during business hours to schedule an appointment.
Q: Do I have to make an appointment to meet with a Career Counselor?
A: Appointments are scheduled with career counselors/career coordinators to ensure there is enough time to discuss your career related needs.
Q: What does Career Services offer?
A: Career Services assists students in exploring and clarifying career goals, selecting suitable majors, and expanding their knowledge of career options.
Q: I am only a Freshman/Sophomore. When should I use the resources offered by Career Services?
A: Career planning is a process and we highly recommend you start at the beginning of your freshman year and participate regularly throughout your college career. Meeting with a Career Counselor will help you make smart decisions regarding majors and careers and develop an action plan to ensure career success.
Q: I really don't have any idea what to major in or what career to pursue, who can help me?
A: Meeting with a Career Counselor is the best start. A Career Counselor will help you understand who you are ( skills, interests, values, and personality characteristics) as it relates to suitable majors and career options. Career Services staff members also teach sections of a 3 Credit Hour Career Planning Course: EDG 2000 Career Planning and Professional Successthat takes you through all the stages of career development. The course is offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer B terms.
Q: I am a junior and have a major, I just need help with my resume, interviewing and job search. Where do I go for help?
A: UNF has decentralized its career services forming career centers in each of the colleges. Go to the "College Career Centers" link to find the college career center that serves your academic major.
Q: Do you have a list of companies coming to the Career Fairs?
A: Yes, if you are registered in Handshake, login to your account and click on "Fairs"
Q: Will the College Career Center place me into a job after graduation?
A: No, we are not a placement office. While we do not place students in jobs, we provide a variety of resources for you to gain employability skills and opportunities to connect with employers to secure jobs.
"College Career Centers"
Q: Can someone help me with my application to graduate school?
A: Yes, the college career centers do assist students with the application process.
"College Career Centers"
Q: I am an alumnus/a. Can I still use the resources provided by Career Services?
A: As an alumnus/a of UNF, you have continuing access to a wide range of FREE career services and programming including job postings via Handshake, Career/Job Fairs, resume and cover letter critiques, on-campus recruiting programs, workshops/seminars, and Focus 2. Fees will be assessed for: Career Counseling, Career Assessments, Job Search Counseling, and Resume Critique appointments.