The FAU Career Center facilitates presentations for a variety of classes, organizations, departments and groups from the FAU community. If you need a guest speaker or if you are unavailable to teach a class due to attending a conference or another commitment, rather than cancelling class, please fill out the form below.
Additionally The Career Center can help partner with employers and companies upon request to to present.We are available to present on a variety of career related topics such as, exploring majors & careers, internships, job search, Handshake and applying to graduate school among others. To request a presentation please complete the form below.
Requests should be submitted three weeks prior to the anticipated presentation date.
We try to process your request as quickly as possible and will contact you should we need any further information. While we try to accommodate each request, in rare circumstances we may not be able to assist due to other engagements or conflicts. Keep in mind that we follow Florida Atlantic University’s academic calendar and will be closed during school holidays and breaks.
If you have other questions about requesting a presentation, or to check the status of your request, contact Carmen Welch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-297-3533.
Career Advice On Demand are also available 24/7.
Learn how to create a professional LinkedIn profile and effectively use LinkedIn, as a job search and networking tool by attending an interactive workshop. You will receive a brief overview of how to utilize LinkedIn, see examples of complete LinkedIn profiles, then be able to build your own profile. You are welcome to bring laptops/tablets or an iPad will be provided for you to use for the workshop. This presentation is ideal for all audiences, undergraduate and graduate students.
This workshop is meant to help students learn how to use this online resource in order to identify personal interests and their relationships to FAU Majors and potential career paths.
This presentation provides an overview of the FAU Career Center’s services and resources. In addition, students will complete their Handshake account. Handshake is FAU’s centralized online job search portal. When possible, this workshop will be presented at the FAU Career Center classroom (capacity 25). This allows your students a chance to see the FAU Career Center.
Resume and cover letter need some updating? Let us help! This presentation will help increase your student’s understanding of how their resume and cover letter are used in the job search process and make sure they target their career goals. Your students will learn how to compose a resume that reflects their greatest strengths and talents and explore different resume formats. By the end of this presentation their resume will say, "interview me!"
Interviews can be scary. Especially when they include questions like the dreaded “Tell me about yourself." Your students can learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews that get the job offer! This presentation addresses general preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior-based and other tough, important interview questions.
Congratulations, you’ve been offered the job! But how do you get the salary and benefits you want? This presentation will address that question and more. What is the employer concerned about? How do I decide between several job offers? How much time do I have to decide? When should I ask about salary? What if I change my mind? Learn how to tackle these questions so that you may keep options open, maintain your integrity and start on the path to professional and financial success!
Students with questions about how to find internships and jobs: look no further! This presentation will answer all their questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or full-time jobs and internships. Students will leave with specific steps on how to decide what to look for, where and when to job search, and who to talk with. Help your students get started on your job search with confidence!
Handshake is FAU’s university-wide portal for students to search internship, part time job and full time career opportunities. Handshake also allows for students to view all on campus recruiting activities including career fairs, FAU Career Center workshops, on campus interview schedules and more.
The FAU Career Center can assist you with finding employers to present curriculum based presentations. Employers can present on a variety of topics including Developing an Effective Marketing Strategy, Business Ethics, Leadership vs. Management and more. Requests should be submitted four weeks prior to the anticipated presentation date.
Internship fairs are an excellent opportunity to connect face to face with employers and make a good impression. This presentation addresses everything from how to dress, the most effective way to research companies and how to sell yourself so you get noticed.
More and more employers are using social media to screen job candidates today. Therefore, it is important to have a plan when it comes to creating your social media presence. This presentation will discuss the do’s and don’ts of social media and how to create an effective LinkedIn profile. In addition, it will review how to use social media to network and connect with employers
Employers today are less and less concerned with a student’s major when they are hiring interns. They are more concerned with whether a student has the Passion, Drive and Skill Set to succeed. This presentation will discuss the various options that Arts and Letters students have when it comes to internships regardless of their major.
Students will be guided through how to develop an internship search including: advice for research, internship search techniques, utilizing the What Can I Do With This Major resource, and creating an action plan.
This workshop will begin with a full introduction of Handshake (what, why, benefits, profiles, tips/tricks), and then expand into other resources such as social media and portfolio creation.
This workshop is designed for current undergraduate students who are considering graduate school and for those who may be in the process of applying to different graduate school programs. Topics include what you should consider with the graduate school selection process as well as tips on what to expect in the application process.
Learn how to utilize the soft skills you are building as a student, in the professional world.