Career Services

  • 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
  • Hargrove Engineers + Constructors supplies unparalleled service in engineering, procurement, construction management, and technical services in the industrial, commercial, and government sectors. Hargrove’s key operating principle is to provide the Right People, in the Right Place, at the Right Time. Hargrove has the capability to provide project management, construction management, industrial hygiene services, engineering and design, purchasing and materials management, quality control, and project planning and controls. Please browse our site by visiting to learn more about the services we provide and the Hargrove culture.
  • Trustmark provides banking, wealth management, and insurance solutions through our subsidiaries including Trustmark National Bank, Trustmark Investment Advisors, Inc., and Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, Inc. With locations in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas, we have approximately 3,000 associates working to achieve outstanding customer satisfaction by understanding our customers’ businesses and needs and providing appropriate financial solutions.
  • Attend one or more of our upcoming virtual career fairs and events.

Career Services Virtual Assistance

Providing you with compassionate and quality services continues to be our top priority.  Our services are available to you remotely and we are working closely with our employer partners to keep you informed of their plans.  We encourage you to review the following resources.

▼   Advising & Appointments

Career Advising Appointments

Our advisors are taking appointments each week.  You can choose to make an appointment by phone or Zoom meeting.  Schedule your appointment in Navigate South or email your appointment request to careerservices@southalabama.

Drop-In Career Advising Hours

  • Monday: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

You can drop-in for a 15-minute virtual session.  The Zoom drop-in schedule is located at the bottom of this page under 'Upcoming Events Calendar'. The advisor's contact details are available on the calendar to connect by video or phone during drop-in hours.

Select this link for additional information on the Zoom technology.

▼   Digital Resources

Career Services has a variety of digital resources to assist you with exploring careers and majors, researching specific industries and companies and developing professional skills and competencies.

▼   Current Job Market

For those of you seeking a job or internship right now, don't be discouraged.  We recommend you review the articles and resources on the current job market to assist you in your search.

▼   Career Fairs & Events
All of our career fairs and events this fall will be virtual! Virtual career fairs are a convenient way for you to connect with recruiters and employers from the comfort of your computer. Similar to a traditional job fair, virtual career fairs are live, fully interactive and held at a specific time.
▼   USA One Stop
An additional source of campus support and information during this time of transition is the USA One Stop.  

Career Services remains dedicated to you and your career development.  If we can be of any assistance to you, please take advantage of the above resources or reach out to us directly at (251) 460-6188 or!

Handshake Logo

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

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