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Career Services


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 – Ms. Williams
  • Arts & Education – College of Liberal Arts & School of Education – Dr. Dixon 
  • Business & Social Work– School of Business and Social Work – Ms. Nathan
  • Undecided, Student leaders, mentoring program – Mr. Jenkins
  • Clothing Closet, Orientation to Handshake, Guest Services – Ms. Coleman

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
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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

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. Students can register on Handshake for the upcoming Graduate & Professional School Day..

When:  September 22, 2021
Time:  11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual - via Handshake

For more information, please contact the office of Career Services at

Student Registration

JcPenney Suit Up Event

Need Professional Attire?

Save the Date

October 20, 2021
Location:  JCPenney at Greenbriar Mall
                  1401 Greenbrier Circle
                  Cheapeake, VA  23320

JCPenney is partnering with the office of Career Services to provide professional clothing at a discounted price. During this event, students can purchase professional attire, jewelry, and accessories for upt to 60% off.

 Your discount can also be used for Sephora products and free beauty consultations are available in store only.  The JCPenney Salon will also provide a 20% discount to all new customers.  


JCPENNEY Suit Up Event Flyer

Calendar of Events

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


Netflix Boot Camp - Fall 2021

Netflix — the world’s leading streaming entertainment service — has partnered with NSU and 2U, Inc. to offer new cutting-edge, part-time programs to help you stand out in today’s market. Accepted students can receive a Netflix scholarship that will cover the cost of attendance.

 Enhance Your Skills, Build Your Future

Advanced Java Boot Camp  | Applied Data Science Boot Camp  | UX/UI Design Boot Camp

  • Gain market-driven skills in 16 weeks. Dive into advanced Java programming, applied data science, or UX/UI design fundamentals through pioneering curricula designed by industry experts and Netflix professionals
  • Set yourself up for future success. Take your personal and professional development to the next level with through 1:1 mentorship with seasoned Netflix professional.
  • Build your professional portfolio. You’ll receive real-world training directly applicable to the industry while creating portfolio projects that demonstrate your knowledge.
  • Amplify your network. Prepare for your next steps with invaluable networking opportunities and a wide range of career services

Eligibility Requirements

Advanced Java - Learn More

• BA in CS or EE: Juniors, Seniors, or 2019 and 2020 alumni

• Master’s in CS or EE: current students and 2020 alumni

Applied Data Science - Learn More

• BA in CS, Math, or EE: Juniors, Seniors, or 2019 and 2020 alumni

• Master’s in CS or EE: current students or 2020 alumni

UXUI Design - Learn More

• Currently enrolled sophomores, juniors and seniors of any major

Course Details 

  • Classes begin Fall 2021
  • Part-time, 16-week program
  • Classes held exclusively online through an immersive learning platform
  • Accepted students can receive a Netflix scholarship


Click here for flyer

Workforce Recruitment

WRP Registration

Workforce Recruitment Program - WRP

Are you a student or recent graduate with a disability seeking an internship or job?

The NSU Offices of Career Services and OASIS have some connections for you!

 The WRP is a recruitment program for students and recent graduates with disabilities and serves as a primary pipeline for bringing new talent into the Federal Government. Many participants have successfully found an internship or permanent position at a federal agency.

Attend our WRP Information sessions on 9/8, 9/20, 10/1, 10/5, 10/7 and 10/8 at 1pm.

Register here

For more information, contact:

Dr. Terri D. Dixon –

Mrs. Doral Jackson –

The WRP is managed by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Defense.

For help or additional information, please contact our office at (757) 823-8462.

Register Now

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.