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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

Career Expo

Seeking employment or internship opportunities? Career Expo Flyer

You are invited to NSU's Spring 2022 Hybrid Career Expo. This is an opportunity for students and alumni to network with local, regional and national employers.  Recruiters can preview information in Handshake

When: March 23, 2022
Time:11:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: On Campus & Virtual

- Professional attire required
- Have copies of your resume available
- All majors welcome

Students can register here

*List of Employers Attending Career Expo can be found on Handshake.

Employer Registration

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

Register for Information Sessions Here

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

Java Foundations - Learn More

•Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of all majors, undergrads only

Data Science Foundations - Learn More

•Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of all majors, undergrads only

UXUI Design Foundations - Learn More

• Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of all majors, undergrads only

Course Details 

  • Classes begin Spring 2022
  • Part-time, 16-week program
  • Classes held exclusively online through an immersive learning platform
  • Netflix sponsorship allows accepted students to participate without class fees

Register for Information Sessions Here


Click here for flyer

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.