Employment Opportunities

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Whether you are looking for an internship or full-time job the process is the same. A career action plan is a series of steps to help you obtain the position that best fits with your career goals. Follow these six steps to a successful job search and start early.

  1. Explore career and internship opportunities in your industry, major, area of interest.
  2. Identify a list of jobs, internships and companies that meet your criteria.
  3. Review job descriptions carefully and understand job responsibilities
  4. Customize your resume and cover letter for each position you apply for.
  5. Apply and activate your professional network to help you advance in the interview process.
  6. Follow up after you apply and after you interview.

There are great services and resources to assist in this process.

  1. FAU Handshake - Internship, job, and employment event database with opportunities for FAU students including career fairs, and companies on campus
  2. LinkedIn - Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and internship and career opportunities. Use this Checklist to create a great profile.
  3. Diversity and Inclusive Internship Programs and Services - apply today for nationwide internships with Fortune 500 companies and Capitol Hill
    1. Forte' Foundation
    2. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Employers
    3. INROADS
    4. DO-IT
    5. SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity)
    6. LGBTQ
    7. The Washington Center

Not sure where to start...

  1. Khan Academy Careers - Videos on what a career in business, technology, marketing, etc. looks like and real people discuss how they found their careers
  2. Career Lab on Demand - Podcasts from professional women and top companies