Public University Career Centers for the State of Florida

The Florida Career Centers (FCC) is a consortium of the Directors of the ten public universities in the State of Florida.

The FCC is an ad hoc group of Career Services Directors from all 10 public universities in the State of Florida. The FCC meets 3 times per year, throughout the State, collaborating with area employers who host the meetings and coordinate “networking” presentations and discussion. The FCC also hosts the Statewide Job Fair held annually in May.

 

Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University (FAMU)
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) The Career Center is an integral part of the total education process at FAMU. Our goal is to assist in the fulfillment of the primary mission of the University; namely, to prepare and provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful careers in a variety of professional and occupational fields and/or pursue graduate studies.
Florida Atlantic University Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
Florida Atlantic University’s Career Development Center, through partnerships with employers, faculty and staff, is to empower students to make effective career choices based on realistic self appraisals and comprehension of the world-of-work, resulting in self sufficient graduates who market their education, skills and experiences to achieve life-long career success.
Florida Gulf Coast University Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
FGCU Career Development Services is dedicated to supporting the mission of the University and the Division of Student Affairs by promoting student learning and development and helping students fulfill their career expectations. Within this context, we assist stu­dents in developing and implementing career, education, and employment plans and decisions.
Florida International University Florida International University  (FIU)
To provide FIU students, alumni, faculty, administration and the community with current information regarding career development skills, trends and issues while preparing a viable global workforce for the 21st century.
Florida State University - Career Center Florida State University (FSU)
The Career Center has creatively developed an effective, collaborative, interdepartmental array of career services for students and other university constituents.The Career Center is directly involved in instruction and research to support this mission. Although administratively located in Student Affairs, Career Center interventions impact virtually every facet of university life, including new student recruitment, employer/community relations, research, and alumni affairs.
 University of Florida University of Florida  (UF)
Consistent with the Division of Student Affairs, our mission offers students (and, where appropriate, alumni) a broad range of assistance designed to provide the best opportunity for career employment upon graduation.
University of Central Florida University of Central Florida (UCF)
UCF Career Services contributes to the university’s goal of offering high quality undergraduate and graduate education and student development by providing centralized, comprehensive and coordinated career development, experiential learning and employer relations programs.
University of North Florida University of North Florida  (UNF)
The University of North Florida Career Services provides a variety of career services, programs, and resources specifically designed to help our students make a successful transition from academics to the world of work. Students are empowered to engage in self assessment, career exploration, and job preparation. Additionally, Career Services develops and maintains relationships with a diversity of employers to provide networking and job opportunities for students and alumni.
University of South Florida University of South Florida (USF)
The Career Center’s primary mission is to assist students in making the transition from academic life to professional employment.
University of West Florida University of West Florida (UWF)
To educate and empower UWF Students/Alumni in the Career Development process by providing opportunities for experiential learning, civic engagement, service and employment.
Effective Recruiting
  1. Attend Career Expos/Job Fairs - Expos and Job Fairs provide excellent opportunities to showcase your organization, develop your brand on campuses, and to network with students and alumni/ae from a wide range of academic majors.

  2. Post Jobs/Internships in Online systems -Each of the 10 State University Career Centers offer an online job/internship posting system which can be accessed by employers and students 24/7. Can be accessed through each Career Center's Homepage. Employers create a profile, login and password and can post jobs, collect resumes, register for job fairs, and schedule on-campus recruiting activity.

  3. Information Session-Schedule a room/time to present information about your organization to students.

  4. Information Table -Set up an information display table in a high traffic area on campus. This approach allows you to speak informally with students about your organization.

  5. On-campus Interviews-This service which includes use of Career Centers' interview rooms, enables recruiters to prescreen candidates and to schedule interviews.

  6. Keys To Success:-Utilize a variety of recruiting services and/or programs; Maintain a high level of visibility and name recognition on campus; Get to know the Career Centers' staff and help us to understand your hiring needs and preferences so we can assist you in developing the best strategy to achieve your goals.