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Internships and Career Advising

 

why are you pursuing a degree?

  • New Career
  • Promotion
  • Career Change
  • Passion for the Subject
  • Leadership
  • Industry Exploration
  • Career Growth
  • Skill Augmentation
  • Ambition

 

 While it is true that every student has a different motivation continuing their education, there are several things that all students must prepare to do with their new skills, abilities, course of study, etc. Navigating the world after college can seem overwhelming, regardless of your original inspirations to enroll in classes with FAU's College of Business. The Internship and Professional development team is dedicated to that all too common question:

"i have my Business Degree, now what?"

Everybody has a different goals, even if you aren't quite sure how to reach them. Our Professional Development coaches, can help you organize, plan, identify obstacles(or opportunities) and make arrangements to reach your individual goals. Here are some of the ways we can help:
 
 
Networking Elevator pitch Resume Enhancement Career Counseling
 

Bottom line

The Internship & Professional Development team, has one purpose: To help FAU College of Business students bridge the gap from academia into the professional world.  This will vary from student to student, thus we offer personalized feedback to each student that we work with.  Ongoing individual coaching is offered, where a resume review is just the beginning.  The student's self-marketing is assessed, along with interview skills, social media impact, presentation, existing network, networking abilities, among other things that are considered in the cannon of professionalism, but rarely discussed.  
 
Once assessed, a plan of action is created focused on addressing the pieces that are found wanting.  Providing realtime tasks that are designed to improve the marketability of the the student's background and presentation.  Workshops, clinics, presentations, are also used to further develop soft skills that may be lacking in addition to the one on one coaching.  
 
 
 

 

 

Contact Us

Undergraduate

Samantha Crossett

Asst. Director of Undergraduate Career Development
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33421
email: scrossett@fau.edu  
p: 561-297-3664
office: FW (23) Room 102A

 
 
 

For any questions, please email businessintern@fau.edu.   
Please include your name, Z#, program of study (major, minor, etc.) in your e-mail.
 
 
 
Dan Cornely

Graduate

Dan Cornely

Asst. Director of Graduate Career Development
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33421
email: dcornely@fau.edu  
p: (561) 297-3794   
office: FW (23) Room 101

Theresa Maia

 

Theresa Maia

Graduate Business Career Specialist
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33421
email: tmaia@fau.edu 
p: (561) 297-3653
office: FW (23) Room 101

Appointments

Undergraduate Students:
Click here to make an appointment through Navigate with Samantha.

 

Graduate Students:
Click here to make an appointment with Dan.

Click here to make an appointment with Theresa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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