Career Services

  • USA Career Services is hosting the 6th annual CareerPalooza in celebration of National Career Development Week. Stop by on Wednesday, November 13th between 11 am and 1 pm for free career development advise and giveaways. We've recruited USA alumni, employer partners, and campus departments to participate in this year’s event. Stop by and learn more about career preparation and development. Table Topics will include Job Search Strategies, Community Engagement Opportunities for Resume, and Interviewing Tips, just to name a few.
  • Mr. Stephen Hubler will visit our campus on Friday, November 15th to talk about exciting career and internship opportunities with the Department of State.

Be sure to check out more at https://careers.state.gov/
  • Every Career Starts with A Handshake
  • An online system that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence - all from your personal computer.
  • Helpful information for crafting and refining your resume.
  • The Awato document creator tool will guide you through an easy to use creation form that uses your previous work experience and the type of job you'll be applying for to craft the ideal resume.  Awato will analyze your job or related industry posting and suggest key words, content, and formatting.
 


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Handshake is the university's platform to connect students, alumni, and employers.  Discover information on jobs, internships, co-ops, events, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

Getting Started with Handshake

▼   Students and Alumni

Students and alumni access the Handshake - Students page for detailed instructions on the following:

IMPORTANT: We highly encourage you to update your resume prior to uploading to Handshake to ensure you have a quality document that is competitive for employment purposes. For information on perfecting your resume, view our Resume Writing page. To request a resume critique contact our office at (251) 460-6188 or careerservices@southalabama.edu.

If you need additional assistance with Handshake go to Getting Started With Handshake or the Handshake Help Center.

Be aware of fraudulent job activity!  To avoid this from happening to you read the following.

 

Upcoming Career Events