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Mission Statement

Norfolk State University Career Services fosters career development and planning to prepare students in developing co-curricular experiences that will ensure they are competitive in today’s ever-changing global economy.


The Career Services department focuses on providing individual and group training to aid students in developing a career plan to enter the world of work through student employment, co-op/internship,  or full-time employment.  The department carries out spring and fall career expos, workshops, an etiquette dinner, and LinkUp (networking) reception sessions to help students understand the strategies necessary to make connections with employers locally and globally. The individual career advising sessions, workshops and classroom presentations focus on topics such as resume and cover letter writing, interviewing guidance, dressing for success and job search strategies with appropriate resources. Career Services encourages students to begin meeting with the staff early in their college career in order to discuss how to plan and implement their career goals.

Career Services is a department in the Division of Student Affairs is open to all students and alumni without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, spousal affiliation, or protected veteran status as outlined in federal and state anti-discrimination statutes. Career Services adheres to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals and expects employers and candidates to do the same. 

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:  Dr. Beverly Harris
Telephone Number:  757-823- 8325
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