The Career Services office plays an important role in the smooth transition from college to the workforce. Norfolk State University’s Career Services is here to help you from your first semester at NSU, throughout your college years and beyond with career planning, development and job assistance. Career Services is committed to helping you develop, implement and evaluate your career plans. Whether you are just starting to formulate your plans or have a clear plan but need assistance making that plan a reality, we are here to help!
Career Advising/Coaching - Career services has a full-time staff to assist current students and alumni with resume, cover-letter preparation, mock interviews, and job search strategies.
Career Fairs - Fall and Spring Career Fairs provide students the opportunity to interact and network with employers.
Graduate and Professional School Fair - The Graduate and Professional School Fair is held annually during the fall semester. Students have the opportunity to interact and network with a host of representatives about post graduate program.
Professional Career Seminars - Each semester, the Career Services office offers a variety of professional career seminars (some seminars are facilitated by Employers) These specialized seminars include:
- Writing Co-op/Internship Process
- Interviewing Professional Dress
- Job Search Strategies
- How to Work a Career Fair
On-Campus Recruitment - Employers from business, industry, education, and government send recruiters to our office to facilitate their hiring needs. Students are able to interview directly with employers on campus during the fall and spring semesters.
SPARTANLink - Our 24/7 online system allows students and alumni to search for co-ops, internship, part-time and full-time job opportunities
Career Coaching and Assessment - Career coaching and assessment are available to students that are unsure of a career or major. Students who are in need of specialized career exploration may take: Career Development and Leadership Seminar (CED 250) Internship and Co-op Education Integrate your academic coursework with a career related paid or unpaid experience. Students can earn academic credit for their internship/co-op by registering for the following: Cooperative Education (CED 350) Cooperative Education (CED 450)