Career Certificate Program

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The Career Certificate Program (CCP) is a 1- semester program open to all undergraduate and graduate FAU students. The program assists students in developing professional competencies in order to be more successful in the job and internship market. Students that complete the program will get a step up to employers by listing their certificate on their resume to show a commitment to professional development, and form valuable connections.

Incentives:

  • Learn to craft an effective resume, develop interviewing and networking skills, create a LinkedIn profile and attend events to interact with prominent employers for jobs and internships
  • Receive a formal printed certificate, and padfolio
  • Participate in a resume book exclusively for CCP participants, and be spotlighted in Owl CareerLink as a preferred candidate
  • Exclusive access to the FAU Professional Clothes Closet

Eligibility:

  • Open to all FAU students (undergraduate/graduate)
  • Must meet all requirements in 1 semester to receive certificate and incentives

How to apply:

  1. Submit an application for the program
  2. Attend an orientation session (dates below)

What to Expect:

  • A Career Center nationally approved resume uploaded into Owl CareerLink
  • Practice interviewing skills
  • Attend various career events (workshops, Career Fairs, employer panels)
  • Complete a LinkedIn profile 

 Important Dates:

Deadline to sign up:  Feb. 3, 2017 

Deadline to complete: April 21, 2017 

Orientation Dates (must attend an orientation to be considered a CCP participant):

If your club or organization would like to request a group orientation, please e-mail Melanie Adams at madams39@fau.edu

Date Time Location
Friday, Jan. 20 3 – 4 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Monday, Jan. 23 1- 2 p.m. SR Room 269, Jupiter campus
Monday, Jan. 23 3 – 4 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Tuesday, Jan. 24 10– 11 a.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Tuesday, Jan. 24 5 – 6 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Wednesday, Jan. 25 6 – 7 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Thursday, Jan. 26 11 a.m. – noon Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Thursday, Jan. 26 1 – 2 p.m. LA Room 132, Davie campus
Thursday, Jan. 26 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Friday, Jan. 27 11 a.m. – noon Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Friday, Jan. 27 2 – 3 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Monday, Jan. 30 10 – 11 a.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Monday, Jan. 30 2- 3 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Monday, Jan. 30 5 – 6 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Tuesday, Jan. 31 5 – 6 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Wednesday, Feb. 1 11 a.m. - noon Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Wednesday, Feb. 1 Noon- 1 p.m. LA Room 132, Davie campus
Wednesday, Feb. 1 3- 4 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Wednesday, Feb. 1 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Thursday, Feb. 2 10 – 11 a.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus
Thursday, Feb. 2 6 – 7 p.m. HPT classroom, Boca Raton campus
Friday, Feb. 3 2 – 3 p.m. Career Center SU 220, Boca Raton campus

 

Questions?

For more information or questions regarding the Career Certificate Program, please contact the FAU Career Center at career@fau.edu.

 Last Modified 4/6/17