Career Services

  • 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.
  • An online system that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence - all from your personal computer.
  • Every career starts with a Handshake!
  • Helpful information for crafting and refining your resume.
  • The HireAJag Career Fair is held semi-annually during the fall and spring semesters. This fair is a university-wide event open to all majors. The career fair provides the opportunity for employers, students, and alumni to network and discuss full-time, co-op, and internship positions.
  • Students interested in internship and volunteer opportunities are encouraged to attend this event to meet local area employers and organizations  to hear about their upcoming opportunities. This job fair is open to USA students and all majors are welcome.
  • The Education Seminar and Career Fair is held semi-annually during the fall and spring semesters. This event is targeted for students seeking teaching positions and other education-related opportunities.
  • Students interested in part-time employment are encouraged to attend this event to meet local area employers and USA campus representatives to hear about their current hiring needs. This job fair is open to USA students and all majors are welcome.
 

Thank You to our Student Volunteers

Cameron McInnis, Bre'Anna Randle and Cynthia Jesswein volunteered at the HireAJag Fall Career Fair.  Bre'Anna said she enjoyed "being able to not only volunteer but also network at the same time."  She also added that "the Career Services team was very friendly and made her feel like family."

Interested in volunteering for upcoming events?

 

Cameron McInnis

Cameron McInnis

Breanna Randle

Bre'Anna Randle

Cynthia Jesswein

Cynthia Jesswein

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Welcome to Handshake, Career Services' powerful recruiting platform for University of South Alabama students and alumni.  Handshake uses cutting edge technology to help students and employers more easily connect. Handshake features access to jobs, internships, co-ops, event information and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

Get Started with Handshake

▼   Students and Alumni

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

  • Logging into your account
  • Creating your profile
  • Writing and uploading your resume
  • Searching for a job, internship, or co-op opportunities

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 Resources 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.

▼   Employers

Employers access the Handshake - Employers page for detailed instructions on the following:

  • Registering your account
  • Posting a job opportunity

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

 

Upcoming Career Events