Career Services

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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:

Handshake

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 
  • Clothing Closet, Orientation to Handshake, Guest Services – Ms. Coleman

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 

Dr. Terri Dixon, Program Coordinator
Mondays, Wednesdays – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesdays – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  & 4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Heidi Arroyo, Senior Career Coach 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesdays – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursdays – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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.


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.
Self-Enrollment-Instructions-Jan-2020.pdf
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.  


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 careerservices@nsu.edu

 

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

    Request-an-Appointment-with-Career-Services.pdf

Calendar of Events

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 careerservices@nsu.edu or by phone at (757) 823-8462.

Contact Information

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, oasis@nsu.edu for additional questions at: 757-823-8325.