Job Search Tools
Academic Job Search Links
The links provided in the section contain information to assist graduate students.
OWL CareerLink is FAU’s centralized online job search portal. OWL CareerLink is available to all currently enrolled degree-seeking FAU students and register alumni that allows you to:
In addition, OWL CareerLink has a mobile app that allows registered students and alumni to search for position instantly on their smart phones.
Clarify Your Career Goals
Identify the job you want (by field and industry)
Plan and Organize Your Job Search
Self-Promotion/ Marketing Tools
Job Search Strategies
Attend the CDC’s bi-annual Career Fair and other national career fairs. Here is a listing of national career fairs:
Join a Professional Association
Professionally network via Social Networking
Evaluate Job Offers/Salary Negotiation
When receiving written employment offers, read the offer and make sure that you understand the details. Various aspects of the offer may be negotiated depending on industry. Work with a career advisor to determine if negotiating is appropriate.
Prioritize What is Most Important to You
Understand and Evaluate the Offer - Labor Market & Salary Data