Career Services

  • Providing you with compassionate and quality services continues to be our top priority.  Our services are available to you remotely and we are working closely with our employer partners to keep you informed of their plans.
  • This LIVE Zoom series features organizations such as Airbus, Peace Corps, AM/NS, Fastenal, US Army, & many more. These weekly summertime Career Chats are designed to connect students with employer representatives. This all-major series allows students to ask questions and receive valuable feedback from industry professionals. Additionally, registration is not required and students are free to come-and-go within the hour. We encourage students who are seeking full-time, co-op, or internship opportunities to join us! For a full list of employer participants and details, view our event page in Handshake.
  • Did you experience an inspiring course this semester? Has an educator influenced your academic career? Let them know!
  • Meet your peer mentors! USA Students who offer hope, support, transparency, and advocacy in order to build resilience to thrive in our lives and within our campus community.

Career Services Virtual Assistance

Providing you with compassionate and quality services continues to be our top priority.  Our services are available to you remotely and we are working closely with our employer partners to keep you informed of their plans.  We encourage you to review the following resources.

▼   Advising & Appointments

Career Advising Appointments

Our advisors are taking appointments each week.  You can choose to make an appointment by phone or Zoom meeting.  Schedule your appointment in Navigate South or email your appointment request to careerservices@southalabama.

Drop-In Career Advising Hours
NOTE: Please drop-in again beginning Monday, August 3rd! This service will not be offered in July. 

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

You can drop-in for a 15-minute virtual session.  The Zoom drop-in schedule is located at the bottom of this page under 'Upcoming Events Calendar'. The advisor's contact details are available on the calendar to connect by video or phone during drop-in hours.

Select this link for additional information on the Zoom technology.

▼   Digital Resources

Career Services has a variety of digital resources to assist you with exploring careers and majors, researching specific industries and companies and developing professional skills and competencies.

▼   Current Job Market

For those of you seeking a job or internship right now, don't be discouraged.  We recommend you review the articles and resources on the current job market to assist you in your search.

▼   Virtual Workshops

Career Services is hosting a weekly virtual workshop summertime series featuring Career Chats with an Employer.   Make plans to join in on one or more of these live Zoom sessions!

▼   Virtual Career Fairs
Virtual career fairs are a convenient way for you to connect with recruiters and employers from the comfort of your computer. Similar to a traditional job fair, virtual career fairs are live, fully interactive and held at a specific time.
▼   USA One Stop
An additional source of campus support and information during this time of transition is the USA One Stop.  

Career Services remains dedicated to you and your career development.  If we can be of any assistance to you, please take advantage of the above resources or reach out to us directly at (251) 460-6188 or careerservices@southalabama.edu!


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Handshake is the university's platform to connect students, alumni, and employers.  Discover information on jobs, internships, co-ops, events, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

Getting Started with Handshake

▼   Students and Alumni

Students and alumni access the Handshake - Students page for detailed instructions on the following:

IMPORTANT: We highly encourage you to update your resume prior to uploading to Handshake to ensure you have a quality document that is competitive for employment purposes. For information on perfecting your resume, view our Resume Writing page. To request a resume critique contact our office at (251) 460-6188 or careerservices@southalabama.edu.

If you need additional assistance with Handshake go to Getting Started With Handshake or the Handshake Help Center.

Be aware of fraudulent job activity!  To avoid this from happening to you read the following.

 

Upcoming Career Events