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Preparing for the Job Search

Whether you are searching for your first position after graduation or simply interested in learning more about entry-level careers and internships, the information on this page is for you!

Preparing for the Job Search

  1. Research different careers.
    1. Polish your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile. Meet with the Director of Career Development or a Career Counselor in the Career Center to have these items critiqued.
  2. Attend Career Expos (such as the Career and Internship Expo or the Science and Pre-Health Internship Showcase) to evaluate your options.

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  3. Continue networking efforts that will enhance your job search.
  4. Review helpful resources, such as the handouts and podcasts below:

Career Preparation Toolbox

Our resources connect you with career exploration tools, internships, service and volunteer experiences, networking tips, graduate school info, and job-search skills – everything you need to realize your career goals.

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My Career Shines

Utilize the interests, skills, and values assessment on MyCareerShine to provide you with some direction or validation for your career plans. Make an appointment with us if you would like to go over your results!

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Handshake

Access opportunities that connect you with jobs, internships, employers, and the Career Center Team.

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Professional Development Guide

Career related topics – resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and examples of students’ experiences.

How much does a career pay?

Find guidelines for salaries in various regions and occupations.

Job Search Intelligence Salary Calculator

Zip Recruiter Salary Calculator

Beginning Your Search

It is helpful for you to identify the skills that are expressly or implicitly indicated on the job description, and the ways in which you believe you meet these skills.

Job & Skill Tracking

First you will need to determine how you will keep track of the positions you are interested in. When considering positions, it is important to carefully review the job description and information provided to critically assess your eligibility and competitiveness.

Handshake

Students are encouraged to check out Handshake to view current job postings. Positions are updated continuously, so students are encouraged to check often!

Corporate Partnership

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For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We’re an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Learn More about the geico corporate partnership programs

Prepare for the Interview

“Moc” Interview Days

We help our students to acquire the skills they need to stand out by interviewing with real business recruiters to get open, honest, and constructive feedback.

Career & Internship Expos

Florida Southern brings together the best and brightest in central Florida with top businesses and students getting a chance to meet each other.

Additional Resources

Explore Health Careers

A website with career information and resources to help students prepare for a future in healthcare.

Glassdoor Access

Find out information about internships, jobs, salaries, and what previous/current employees have to say about companies by reading their reviews.

Higher-Ed Jobs

Looking for a job at colleges and universities across the country? This is the place for you! Find internships, part time advising jobs, full time positions in admissions and much more at private and public institutions.

Indeed

Discover countless job opportunities on the worlds #1 job site with open positions in 60 different countries. Read company reviews, compare salaries, and find various internships along with part-time and full-time jobs.

Internships.com

Explore opportunities on the world’s largest internship marketplace at internships.com.

LinkedIn Jobs

Leverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity.

MyPlan

Check out the Internet’s best resource for career planning, grad schools, etc.!

Occupational Outlook

Research hundreds of careers—including job descriptions, average salaries, etc.!

TeamWork Online

Providing real connections between employers and job seekers in the sport realm ranging from golf, football, hockey, and so much more. Find internships and other opportunities with your favorite sports team today.

ZipRecruiter

Make your life easier by utilizing the #1 Rated Job Search App. Search for part-time jobs, internships, and careers all over the world at anytime, anywhere.

Career Services Events

Creating opportunities for our students to connect with employers and graduate school representatives at large scale events and workshops. Workshops cover the basics along with diversity in the work place, challenges of a young professional, women in the work place, and more.

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