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Career Services

Spartan Career Planning Guide  - The purpose of the Norfolk State University Spartan Career Planning Guide  is to assist you through the career planning process and, ultimately, to help you prepare your own Career Action Plan.

New Service Delivery

Career Services is working diligently to help navigate students and employers through the COVID-19 pandemic. In keeping with public health guidelines, our service delivery has changed to help you virtually- through phone, email and remote appointments. Find COVID-19 FAQs and reach us anytime at or by phone at (757)-823-8462.

Remote Career Advising

You can still meet with a career adviser. At this time all career advising appointments will be held remotely. To make an appointment, login to Handshake.

Resume Reviews

 Effective Jan 01, 2021, we now have a new format to review students' resumes. Please follow the instructions for self enrollment below and upload your completed resume into the Blackboard system.
1.  Once you have enrolled in the "Career Services." organization, then click on the Career Services Course/Organization.
2.  In the left menu then click on "Career Services Course."
3.  Then click on Module 4, "Application Toolkit," and complete the "Resume Module."
4.  Please upload your resume into the “Pre” Resume Assignment.  

Student Resources

We know these times are confusing. Explore these resources put together to help guide you through the changes.

To learn more about Jobs and Internships, please click here.

Request a Workshop - Please Click here

We are eager to facilitate career and professional development workshops to student organizations and classes.  We regularly host workshops on the following topics and would be happy to customize a presentation specifically for your needs.

  • Resume Development
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Internship Successful Tips
  • Emotional Intelligence and Professionalism in the Workplace
  • LinkedIn
  • Elevator Pitch


Calendar of Events

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


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Handshake? How to request an appointments with Career Services?

    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

    Register for Handshake


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:  757-823-8325
Email Address: