Alumni Career Services

The FAU Career Center is happy to assist you with your job search needs or help you connect with the campus community. Be sure to take advantage of our online resources listed below.

Disclaimer:  Alumni Career Services are exclusively for FAU graduates. Graduates are defined as those that have completed a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from FAU. While our services are provided to assist alumni in managing his/her job search efforts, they are not to be viewed as placement services.  Alumni Career Services is provided by the FAU Career Center and is not included in the FAU Alumni Association fee.

Eligibility & Fee Based Services

For recent alumni the Alumni Career Services fee is waived for the first year after graduation. After the first year, alumni are assessed a fee only for the services listed below:

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Career Counseling - $65 (limited to 3 appointments per year)
This option provides you the opportunity to meet with a career counselor for help in making important career decisions, resume/cover letter critiques, prepare for interviews, develop a job search strategy, or explore a career change.

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Career Assessment & Interpretation - $50 (Strong Interest Inventory - one time fee)
A career assessment inventory is also available for a onetime fee of $50. This includes one individual counseling session for a personal interpretation. The career assessment we offer is the Strong Interest Inventory (SII).

No-Show Policy
Alumni who miss an appointment (aka no-show) or don't cancel their appointment two (2) business days prior to the scheduled appointment will forfeit the $65 (or $50 career assessment) fee for the scheduled session. Weekends and holidays cannot be counted in the two (2) day time period.

OWL CareerLink

  • Job Postings- apply for jobs online via OWL CareerLink. The FAU Career Center receives over 6,500 job postings annually.
  • Upload your resume for employers to view in the searchable candidate resume database.
  • Submit your resume electronically for employment opportunities posted by employers.
  • Apply for and schedule on-campus interviews with employers who have requested alumni (candidates who are within one year post graduation).
  • Set-up a job agent to notify you each time a new employment opportunity is posted that meets your qualifications.
  • Receive announcements about employer information sessions or special career events.
  • Access the Professional Mentor database. Mentors are professionals representing a variety of industries who have volunteered to share their experience and expertise with our FAU Owls. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to begin building your network. Mentors can be found within OWL CareerLink under “Mentor Search.”

Career Fairs & Networking Events - Free to all FAU students and graduates

  • Career Fairs/Expos and Graduate School Fairs.
  • Attend career workshops, etiquette dining events, and employer panels.

On-Campus Interviews (OCI) & Employer Information Sessions

  • On-Campus Interviews for entry level positions. Alumni (up to one-year post graduation) are eligible to participate in the On-Campus Interview (OCI) program with employers who request alumni. Alumni must meet the employer's specifications (i.e. major, degree level, graduation date) and apply through OWL CareerLink.
  • Attend Employer Information Sessions - Alumni are invited to attend employer information sessions when the employer is recruiting alumni. Information sessions are found within OWL CareerLink under “Career Events.”

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 Last Modified 11/3/17