Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Office of Career and Professional Development offers an array of career planning programs to help  students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all-important job search process.

All programs and events are open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Workshops and Presentations

Workshops will be held on the third floor of the Adanti Student Center in Room 308 and will be streamed via the office’s Youtube page.

Honoring Race in your Job Search

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 1:00pm

In the midst of a Black Lives Matter Movement, it’s crucial to discuss how race plays a role in your job search. This community conversation will provide resources and information of how to best navigate this experience.




How to Job Search from Home

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 1:00pm

Learn how to outreach to employers and leverage your skills online versus in-person. Gain virtual interviewing skills that you can apply to your job search.



Mock Interview Event

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 5:30pm

Discuss how to prepare and execute an interview, then practice with our staff present for questions! Bring a laptop or smart phone to use the mock interview module.




Dress for Success… For your Interview

Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 5:30pm

Come prepared with questions about how to prep your interview look; from hair and makeup, to clothes, we will help you look your best! 


RSVP with JOBSs 



Submit your resume to JOBSs before 1pm to have it virtually reviewed by a member of the OCPD staff.

Monday, September 20, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020


Sunday Advising Dates

Do you have a question about your resume, job searching or need general career advising? Drop in during the following dates/times to meet with a Career Coach! RSVP in jobs ahead of time to let us know you’re dropping by to be better prepared!

September 13, 2020 | 5:00-8:00pm
October 11, 2020 | 5:00-8:00pm
November 15, 2020 | 5:00-8:00pm 


Virtual Career Fairs

Career Fairs are opportunities for students to connect with employers and organizations about upcoming opportunities. These experiences allow students to connect with local, regional, and national level employers and connect via video chat software.

Southern Business & STEM Innovation Career Fair

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Virtual Career Fair

This fair provides an opportunity for participants to connect with organizations with business, STEM, or startup related needs.



Southern Career & Internship Showcase (All Majors Fair)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Virtual Career Fair

The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering all students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.




Southern Health Professions Career Fair

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Virtual Career Fair

This fair provides an opportunity for participants to connect with representatives from healthcare organizations and agencies.




Government, Non-Profit, & Social Services Career Fair

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Virtual Career Fair

This fair provides an opportunity for participants to learn about positions with the government, public service, or social services area.