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Our Team

Career Services is responsible for the overall planning, development and implementation of the University's career services program for students and alumni.  Our team works directly with students by providing programs, activities and resources designed to enhance their professional presence and fundamental skills for workplace success. Through strategic collaborations with campus departments, students are engaged in co-curricular experiences that will ensure they are competitive in today’s ever-changing global economy.

Fall 2019 Events

Fall 2019 Events,  lists all of the upcoming Career Services events, including employer campus visits, workshops, mock interviews and much more.

  • Graduate School Fair - September 23, 2019
  • Fall 2019 Career Expo - October 23, 2019

Faculty and Staff: If you would like to request Career Services to facilitate a Career Development Session within your classroom or department, please feel free to schedule your session by signing up here.

Graduate & Professional School Fair

Are you considering graduate school?

Graduate level pursuits are often interwoven into students’ career aspirations. Increasingly in today’s society, advanced degrees are necessary for broadening career options. Recruiters can register on Handshake

When:  September 23, 2019
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location:  Lyman Beecher Brooks Library: Rotunda


Recruiter Registration

Career Expo

Seeking employment, internship, or Co-op opportunities in your major?

You are invited to NSU's Fall 2019 Career Expo. This is an opportunity for students and alumni to network with local, regional and national employers.  Recruiters can register for this event on Handshake

When: October 23, 2019
Time:10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Student Center, Rooms A, B, and C

- Professional attire required
- Bring multiple copies of your resume
- All majors welcome

Employer Registration

JcPenney Suit Up Event

Need Professional Attire?

Save the Date

October 6, 2019
Time:  6pm - 8:30 pm
Location:  JCPenney of Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, VA

JCPenney of Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, VA is partnering with the office of Career Services to provide professional clothing at a hugely discounted price. During the event, students can purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.

We are hosting this private event after the JCPenney store closes so we can give personalized attention to students and help them choose the best career wear for career fairs, internships, and job interviews. Norfolk State University Career Services staff, along with members of the JCPenney team, will be on-hand to offer insights into the latest career fashion trends, how a suit should fit, what size to buy, and how to tie a tie.

JCPENNEY Suit Up Event Flyer

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Handshake?

    Handshake is the place where students, career centers, and recruiters come to meet, talk, and share opportunities.

    • Schedule Meetings
    • Schedule Interviews
    • Searching for Internships
    • Acquiring Employment & Internship Opportunities

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Contact Us

For additional information please contact NSU Career Services by e-mail at or by phone at (757) 823-8462.

Contact Information

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS) if you have a disability or think you have a disability.

Location:  James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121
Contact Person:  Mrs. Doral Jackson, Coordinator
Telephone Number:  757-823-2014
Email Address: