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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 - Please Click here

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

Calendar of Events

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


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.

Location:  James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121
Contact Person:  Mrs. Doral Jackson, Coordinator
Telephone Number:  757-823-8325
Email Address: