Student Services

The Career Development Center (CDC) offers the following services to assist students and alumni in their career planning process.

  • FAU OptimalResume™

    Use our resume creation tool to design high impact resumes and store them online.

  • Drop-in Advising

    Meet with a counselor for assistance in choosing a major or to take career assessment inventories. Get general information about Co-op and Internships, general information and/or basic critiques of resumes and cover letters, general information on how to conduct a job search including use of the internet, advice regarding negotiating job offers, salaries, etc. Get assistance with Interfase Registration (CDC job listing database), general information regarding on-campus recruiting and Career Day, and information on the Professional Mentoring Program.

  • Careers by Major

    The Careers by Major is a guide that provides information about specific majors as well as occupational opportunities in the field. In collaboration with the Academic Colleges, you can do further research by visiting the following sites Freshman Academic Advising Services, and the Division of Student Affairs.

  • Career Advising & Assessment

    Whether you're choosing a major, evaluating your choice, seeking experiences, starting the job search, or changing careers, CDC Career Planning programs and resources can help!

  • On-Campus Recruiting

    On-Campus Recruting schedule start at each Career Day (spring and fall semester). In order to participate you must be registered with the Career Development Center's Interfase Database.

  • Barry Kaye College of Business Career Resource Center

    The College of Business provides its students with opportunities to acquire real world work experiences through participation in an internship within their major discipline. Recruitment and networking opportunities are also available to Business students seeking Career Employment.

  • Resume Writing

    Learn the how to's of resume writing and explore resume templates.

  • Interviewing

    Learn to market yourself as "the candidate of choice!"

  • Professional Mentoring Program

    Professionals share their career experiences through Informational Interviews (via telephone or e-mail), on site visits or shadowing. Students can learn first hand about a career by observing and learning directly from FAU graduates.

  • Career Day

    Career Day is held every Fall and Spring semester. Over 100 companies participate, and it is a great opportunity to network with employers and learn about opportunities for Co-op/Internship or permanent employment.

  • Career Web Sites

    Links to important web sites are provided as additional career information and employment resources.

  • Graduate School Day

    Each Fall semester, representatives from various universities throughout the US participate in Graduate School Information Day at the Boca and Davie Campuses.

  • Graduate Student Links

    Links to useful website resources for academic and non-academic job searches are provided. Websites are grouped into academic and non-academic sections and then further defined by specific areas of interest.

  • Graduate School Resources

    Links to useful website resources for graduate and professional school applications are provided. There are resources for researching graduate programs, graduate entrance examinations, and financial aid and funding sources.

  • Disability Resources

    Informational resources on employment and internship sites.