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Career Services


Welcome to NSU Career Services!  

Thank you for visiting our page.  Please use the menu items on the left to access our services and career development tools.  You can also scroll below to see key programs and events that you do not want to miss:


As a Spartan, Handshake will fight half of your battle in finding career and internship opportunities.  Handshake is the #1 way college students and recent graduates get hired.  Join today to explore your career opportunities.

Your Career Services Liaisons

  • STEM – College of Sciences, Engineering, Technology & School of Graduate Studies and Research – Mrs. Williams
  • Arts & Education – College of Liberal Arts & School of Education – Ms. Martin
  • School of Business, School of Social Work, School of Education, Internships, and Clothing Closet – Mrs. Carpenter

Career coaching/career counseling

We encourage you to meet with a career services staff or liaison to discuss your resume, internship/job search, assessment results, or graduate school application. We are here to assist you with all of your career related needs.  You can meet with a staff member in person or virtually.  You can connect virtually using Zoom, WebEx, and telephone.  To make an appointment, login to Handshake.

Appointment Availability 
Contact Career Services by emailing or call 757-823-8462

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 Masterclass

We are eager to facilitate career and professional development master classes to student organizations and classes.  We regularly host master classes 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

For more information please contact Career Services at

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


How to request an appointments with Career Services?


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

Contact Us

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

Disclaimer on Disability Services
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, if you have a disability or think you have a disability, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS). OASIS is located at: James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121. Contact OASIS, for additional questions at: 757-823-8325.