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Virtual Career Advising

Virtual drop-in career advising via Zoom breakout rooms is available throughout the online learning period. Follow the steps below to schedule your appointment.

•    Available Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (closed Friday from 1:30 – 2:30 PM for a team meeting).
•    Complete the advising registration by providing your name, email address, FSU Student ID, and select your advising topic.
•    Enter the Zoom waiting room.
•    A Career Center team member will greet you when you enter the Zoom advising session and place you in a breakout room with a Career Advisor who can work with you to help identify resources and create an individual action plan.
Learn more and schedule your advising appointment.
 

Graduating Students (2020)

Graduating students, whether you have questions related to your job search or you need help applying to graduate or professional school, our resources are ready to help you accomplish your goals. Follow the link below to learn more about Career Center resources and services that can help you design your career. 

Career Liaison Hours

Career Liaisons are hosting virtual drop-in hours through the online learning period.

•    Access your Career Liaison’s virtual drop-in career advising and their career advising hours at Meet with your Liaison.
•    Students can also email liaisons to set up 1:1 meetings.

Document Review

You can have any career-related materials (resume, personal statement, cover letter, letter of interest) reviewed virtually by Career Center advisors who will provide you with feedback. Follow the steps below to submit your documents for review through Career Mail.

•    Utilize FSU Career Center Resources to assist you in creating excellent job and graduate school application materials (Resume, CV, Personal Statement, Cover Letter).
•    Drop your document into the designated document assignment.
•    Receive a detailed review with audio and visual feedback through your personal Zoom review link, and a document with notations or tracked changes.

Earn Digital Badges

Earn digital badges of recognition through ProfessioNole Ready, The Career Center’s online professional development series, and ProfessioNole Pathways to demonstrate employability skills to employers.
 

Connect with a Mentor

ProfessioNole Mentors, one of The Career Center’s flagship and longest-running programs, is an entirely virtual mentoring platform. 
 
• Access thousands of ProfessioNole Mentors who are waiting to share career advice and guidance with you.
• It’s easy: just activate your mentee profile and then browse the suggested mentors with similar professional interests, select one or more and start a conversation!
 

Virtual Workshops/Info Sessions

To view all the virtual events happening, simply login to Handshake and follow the steps below. Here you will find info sessions on Career Center programs, professional development workshops, employer info sessions and more. 

•    Within Handshake, select “Events” located at the top right of the screen
•    Then under “Event Search” you’ll be able to filter by Type. We recommend starting with “Virtual Session,” but sometimes employers will also list virtual events within “Other” too!

Job & Internship Search

There are a wide variety of services and resources you can use when searching for job and internship opportunities. 

Handshake

Connect with employers and search for opportunities. Handshake is one of the largest networks of career services and recruiting professionals in the world.  Use Handshake to search jobs and internships in Florida and across the country. 

Virtual Career Fairs

The Career Center is hosting two virtual career fairs in April: The ACC & SEC Virtual Career Fair and the Education & Library Virtual Career Fair. Both are great opportunities to meet with employers to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Open to all majors, ranks and alumni.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn can serve as a great resource in helping you discover potential career opportunities.View our guide, Building Your Professional Presence

Career Shift

CareerShift was created to help job seekers successfully navigate the published and hidden job market to find career opportunities.  Search, select and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings.

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles and career resources for 30 countries including the largest cities in the U.S. and Canada. 

Folio

Design and navigate your experience at FSU with custom, stackable pathways.

Candid Career Playlists

View video playlists on topics such as preparing for the job search or salary negotiation to help you prepare for your next step.”

Virtual Career Fairs

There are dozens of opportunities to connect with employers through upcoming virtual career fairs.

For a complete list of upcoming virtual career fairs, click the link below.

For tips on attedning virtual career fairs, view our Career Guide

Graduate Students

Meet with the Graduate Career Liaison 
Virtual Graduate Career Advising Appointments: Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursday (1:00-4:45)
To Sign Up:

  • Log into your Handshake account at career.fsu.edu/handshake.
  • Select Appointments ⇒ Schedule a New Appointment ⇒ Grad Advising Appointments
  • View the dates and times available. 
  • Complete the Appointment Request form to submit your request. 
  • Select a medium type (Video, Phone, Email)

If these dates and times do not work, email m.crowe@fsu.edu to arrange an appointment.

ProfessioNole Mentors, one of The Career Center’s flagship and longest-running programs, is an entirely virtual mentoring platform. 
 
• Access thousands of ProfessioNole Mentors who are waiting to share career advice and guidance with you.
• It’s easy: just activate your mentee profile and then browse the suggested mentors with similar professional interests, select one or more and start a conversation! Learn more here

ProfessioNole Ready

Graduate School Advising

Meet with the Graduate Career Liaison 
Virtual Graduate Career Advising Appointments: Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursday (1:00-4:45)
To Sign Up:

  • Log into your Handshake account at career.fsu.edu/handshake.
  • Select Appointments ⇒ Schedule a New Appointment ⇒ Grad Advising Appointments
  • View the dates and times available. 
  • Complete the Appointment Request form to submit your request. 
  • Select a medium type (Video, Phone, Email)

If these dates and times do not work, email m.crowe@fsu.edu to arrange an appointment.

Pre-Law Advising

Meet with a Pre-Law Advisor
     Students interested in connecting with a Pre-Law Advisor should email prelaw@fsu.edu
     (using their student email address) with the following information:

     Name
     Year in School
     Anticipated Law School Start Date
     Main Questions or Concerns
     Preferred Method of Advising (Phone, Video, or Email)

     Once we received your Pre-Law Advising request you will be connected with a Pre-Law
     Advisor who can answer your questions and support you with your Law School Preparations.

Receive the Pre-Law Newsletter
Sign up for the Pre-law email listserv for regular updates. 

Check the Pre-Law Website
As you continue to prepare check out the resources available on our website.

Pre-Health Advising

For Pre-Health advising, view your Career Liaison's virtual drop-in hours or schedule an appointment if none of the available time frames work for your schedule.

Alexis Fraites

Career Liaison for Biological Science, Computational Biology, Neuroscience, & Psychology
 a.fraites@fsu.edu | 850.645.0440

Drop-in Advising: Held via Zoom during the University’s online instruction period 

PDB Building  #A207A | Will be held via Zoom during the University's online instruction period. 

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1 - 4 p.m. | Join Zoom Meeting https://fsu.zoom.us/s/473369784 Meeting ID: 473 369 784
Thursdays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m | Join Zoom Meeting https://fsu.zoom.us/s/473369784 Meeting ID: 473 369 784

Michon Ashmore

Career Liaison for College of Human Sciences and College of Medicine's Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS)
 mlashmore@fsu.edu | 850.645.0443

Drop-in Advising: Held via Zoom during the University’s online instruction period

Sandels Building #207 | Will be held via Zoom during the University's online instruction period. 

Tuesdays: 1-4 p.m. | Join Zoom Meeting https://fsu.zoom.us/j/618089770 Meeting ID: 618 089 770
Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Join Zoom Meeting https://fsu.zoom.us/j/727319113 Meeting ID: 727 319 113

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society

The Garnet & Gold Scholar Society is still dedicated to honoring and working with students who excel in and out of the classroom. 

Spring 2020 Inductees 

The Spring 2020 Garnet & Gold Induction Ceremony will be conducted virtually. Additional details regarding the induction ceremony will be sent closer to the virtual ceremony. If you have questions, please email garnetandgoldscholar@fsu.edu

Advising

Garnet & Gold Scholar Society (GGSS) advising will be offered virtually during the online instruction period. Email garnetandgoldscholar@fsu.edu or visit here to request a virtual advising appointment.
Many helpful resources can also found on the GGSS website.

Current GGSS Students 

Our Garnet & Gold Scholar Society Campus Partners are working on the best ways to address this changing situation within the Engagement areas. Please see the Engagement Area websites for the most up to date information from each area.

International: International Programs & Global Citizen Certificate

Internship: Experience Recognition Program 

Leadership and Service: The Center for Leadership & Social Change 

Research: Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement 

Future GGSS Students

Apply on our website, here. 

Experience Recognition Program

During the remainder of your Spring 2020 experiential learning opportunity, please observe any preventive wellness measures your experiential learning site has implemented, such as eliminating handshakes, not sharing pens, using hand sanitizing stations, etc.On your scheduled work days at your ERP site, if you feel under the weather and/or experience cold/flu like symptoms, please do not report to work, notify your Site Supervisor immediately, and follow their sick leave policies and procedures.

Your Site Supervisor may not be aware that FSU has shifted course delivery to online classes through April 6th. Therefore, you are encouraged to share the institutional announcement with your Site Supervisor and work with them to create a plan for the remainder of your experiential learning opportunity.
  
For ERP, your requirements to complete the course are to work a minimum of 60 work hours during the Spring 2020 semester.  ERP does not require the work be completed onsite/in-person and allows students to count virtual/remote work.  
 
If working remotely is not an option at your experiential learning site and you are concerned about your ability to complete 60 hours of work prior to the end of Spring 2020 semester for ERP, please let Kyle Roark know. We will advocate on your behalf to help you complete ERP successfully.
 
The Career Center will notify you if an interruption or suspension of University operations affects ERP.  You can continue to monitor FSU’s response to COVID-19 online at here. 
 
We encourage you to reach out with any concerns you may have regarding this information.
 

On-Campus Internships

During the remainder of your Spring 2020 InternFSU internship, please observe any preventive wellness measures your internship site has implemented, such as eliminating handshakes, not sharing pens, using hand sanitizing stations, etc.
 
On your scheduled work days at your ERP site, if you feel under the weather and/or experience cold/flu like symptoms, please do not report to work, notify your Site Supervisor immediately, and follow their sick leave policies and procedures.You will be notified if an interruption or suspension of University operations affects the InternFSU Program. You can continue to monitor FSU’s response to COVID-19 online here. 
 
We encourage you to reach out with any concerns you may have regarding this information. Please email program director for InternFSU, Li Pon

ProfessioNole Clothing Closet

The Career Center’s ProfessioNole Clothing Closet is still dedicated to helping Florida State University students with their professional attire needs. Students, to meet your needs The ProfessioNole Clothing Closet will move to appointment-only scheduling at this time. To schedule an appointment please complete this Appointment Form.

SDS 3340

Following University guidelines, all sections of SDS 3340: Introduction to Career Development, The Career Center's variable credit course, for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 have been moved online. If you are a currently enrolled student, please reach out to your Lead Instructor with any questions or concerns.

Virtual Career Counseling

One-on-one individual career counseling is available virtually and available on a case-by-case basis to individuals located in the state of Florida via Zoom HIPAA.

To learn more about Individual Career Counseling email CC-appointments@fsu.edu
 

Chat with Us

Have questions about Career Center resources? Chat with our librarian! 

Explore the FSU Career Center’s virtual resources and chat with our librarian and resource expert using FSU Career Center Chat

 

Schedule Virtual Interviews

While some employers already have the capability to interview students via their own software platforms, others may need assistance to conduct virtual interviews. We are here to help! Whichever option you choose for interviewing students can be indicated in your Handshake account..

OPTION 1: Your organization has a virtual interviewing platform, or you wish to conduct phone interviews:

1.    Request the on-campus interview in Handshake and include Virtual Interview or Phone Interview in the “Interview Schedule Name”.
2.    Describe the interview as being held virtually or by phone through your organization’s software platform in the “Interview Schedule Description”.  List any specific hardware/software requirements for the applicant in the description.  
                a.    Note:  The “Interview Schedule Description” is viewable by students and Career Center staff.
3.    Enter all other information as if hosting interviews on campus.  A timeline will be given for students to apply and select time slots as well as completion of the job description(s).
4.    Approval by Career Center staff will update the location to a Virtual Interview.
5.    Send both the students and Career Center staff instructions on how candidates will access your preferred interviewing platform (1 – 3 days before interview date), allowing us to help students if necessary. 
a.    Call the students at the phone number listed on their emails if conducting phone interviews. 

OPTION 2: Your organization NEEDS a platform for virtual interviews

The FSU Career Center is utilizing Zoom (its.fsu.edu/zoom) for virtual appointments/meetings with video. To conduct interviews utilizing our Zoom accounts, both the recruiter and student will receive a unique link to access the meeting. Simply request an interview schedule following the instructions below: 

1.    Request the on-campus interview in Handshake and include Virtual Interview in the “Interview Schedule Name."
2.    Indicate in the “Interview Schedule Description” that the “Interviews will be held virtually via Zoom”.  Career Center staff will update the description to include instructions and will send a link to access the interview.
3.    Enter all other information as if hosting interviews on campus.  A timeline will be given for students to apply and select time slots as well as completion of the job description(s).
4.    Approval by Career Center staff will update the location to a Zoom Virtual Interview.
5.    Each student will receive a UNIQUE link to access the Zoom meeting after the schedule is finalized. You will also receive these links. 

Post an Opportunity

With Handshake, employers can connect with the FSU student body for internship, part-time and full-time employment opportunities! There you can post jobs for free, request virtual interviews, review student profiles and more.

Host Virtual Info Sessions

OPTION 1: Your organization has a virtual interviewing platform 

If your organization has the capability of hosting virtual webinars and/or information sessions, this is a great opportunity to connect with Florida State University students.  Simply share with Career Center the event overview, date/time, link, and how students access the event.  Via our Handshake system and newsletters, we will notify students and faculty/staff of the University about this opportunity.

OPTION 2: Your organization NEEDS a platform 

The FSU Career Center can facilitate a virtual information session through Zoom! If you have internet access, a camera, and a computer, then we can create a meeting that will allow over 100+ students to join! You will be able to share your screen (ex. PowerPoint presentations), have a Q & A via chat, and more!  Email Heather Scarboro (hscarboro@fsu.edu) to arrange your session.

Hold Virtual Office Hours

The FSU Employer-In-Residence program allows organizations to connect with students in a one-on-one capacity providing career guidance and mentorship.  We now offer an online Zoom version via the Interview section of Handshake. Your organization gets to select the date/time frame and then we will schedule student meetings.  Meetings will be 20 minute time slots – you can provide career advice, critique a resume (Zoom allows you to share screens), and more!  Simply give us one week notice to set up and advertise to students!

Email Heather Scarboro (hscarboro@fsu.edu) to arrange your office hours.

Conduct Virtual Mock Interviews

To continue to build your brand with Florida State University students, you can participate in Virtual Employer Mock Interviews. These 30-minute appointments provide professional development to the Seminole community while allowing you to vet top talent to fill open internship and full-time roles. Mock interviews are also a great way to provide new hires professional interview experience. 

Zoom or phone mock interviews can be scheduled around times that work best for your organization and can be tailored to any student population (examples include senior Accounting majors, sophomore Finance students, Education majors, etc.). Career Center staff will build your interview schedule, simply provide at least one-week of advance notice. 

If interested, email Mariah Seybold at mseybold@fsu.edu to get started!

Become a Mentor

Support students by sharing your knowledge, experience, and career insight! Registering takes just a few minutes, but your help could last a lifetime!

Career Fair Sign-Up

Build relationships with FSU students and enhance your organization's brand on campus by participating in a career fair or networking session. The Career Center has multiple opportunities for you to meet with targeted groups of students and fill your hiring needs.

InternFSU Hosts

We have sent reminders to our Student Interns to practice safe hygiene habits due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and included this attachment from our University Health Services.  We have also requested that InternFSU student interns observe any preventive wellness measures your department/lab/institute/office, etc. may have implemented, such as eliminating handshakes, not sharing pens, using hand sanitizing stations, etc.  Please reinforce this message by revisiting these measures with your InternFSU student intern(s).
 
We have asked any InternFSU student interns that feels under the weather and/or experiences cold/flu like symptoms on the day of their scheduled InternFSU work days to notify you immediately and refrain from reporting to work.
                
At FSU, we know each of you are crafting contingency remote work plans in the event that we experience an extended campus closure.  As the InternFSU program aligns with University protocol, you will be notified if an interruption or suspension of University operations affects the InternFSU Program. You can continue to monitor FSU’s response to COVID-19 online here. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any concerns you may have regarding this information. Email program director, Li Pon.

ERP Supervisors

We have sent reminders to our student participants to practice safe hygiene habits due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from University Health Services.  We have also requested that students participating in ERP observe any preventive wellness measures your organization may have implemented, such as eliminating handshakes, not sharing pens, using hand sanitizing stations, etc.  Please reinforce this message by discussing with your student supervisees your organization’s recommended preventative measures.
 
We have asked any ERP student participant that feels under the weather and/or experiences cold/flu like symptoms on the day(s) of their scheduled work to notify you immediately and refrain from reporting to work.
 
The Career Center will notify you if an interruption or suspension of University operations affects ERP. If your organization anticipates any operational changes as a result of COVID-19 that will alter your student’s ability to complete their experiential learning opportunity, please notify us as soon as possible. 
 
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any concerns you may have regarding this information.Email program director, Kyle Roark.