Virtual Career Services

The FAU Career Center provides most all services virtually, including resume reviews, choosing a major/career pathway, internship/job search, graduate school preparation, practice interviews, and more. Most appointment types are offered through phone or interactive video conferencing (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday - Friday), and are easily scheduled through Handshake. To schedule an appointment:

Follow the instructions listed below. You will be able to see a list of our services when scheduling an appointment. Please call 561-297-3533 if you need further assistance scheduling an appointment.
  1. Login and claim your account in Handshake
  2. Click on “Career Center” in the top right corner
  3. Select “Appointments” from the menu
  4. Click on “Schedule A New Appointment” in the blue box on the left corner
  5. From here follow the prompts to choose an appointment category, an appointment type, and your date and time.Please note, in the appointment medium, you will be able to choose phone/video/email.

Virtual Drop-In Career Advising available Monday - Friday 1 - 4 p.m. Virtual drop-in career advising allows you to meet with a career consultant and are designed for document reviews (i.e. resumes, cover letters, personal statements), practice interview questions, job/internship search questions, LinkedIn and Handshake profile reviews, and quick Career Planning questions. They are typically 15-20 minutes long and no appointment is needed.

To access drop-in career advising click chat box in the bottom right corner and please feel free to chat with a career consultant. If someone is not online, please leave a message and we will get back to you within the same business day. 

 

Virtual résumé or cover letter reviews are available through Handshake. Please note, reviews take 1 -2 business days and you will receive feedback through Handshake.

  • Step 1: Sign in to Handshake using your FAU net ID and password
  • Step 2: If this is your first time signing in, activate your account and answer the questions
  • Step 3: On the home page, click on your name in the upper right corner and then click on “Documents”
  • Step 4: Click on the “Add New Document" button
  • Step 5: Click on “Choose File” and upload your Resume as a .doc or .pdf file then click “Save”

Career Advice On Demand streams cutting-edge videos to assist FAU students and recent graduates to kick start their career prep and job search with relevant career advice and information from leading experts across the country. All videos are powered by CareerSpots.

Click to view Job Search videos to help with virtual services

Everything you do at FAU is preparing you for a successful future and a meaningful career. Whether you realize it or not, you are engaging in activities and opportunities everyday that are enhancing important skills employers are seeking. By participating in this badging program, you will learn how to effectively articulate these skills that you have gained through experiences such as classes, internships, and extracurricular activities. As a result of completing this program, you will earn micro-credentials in the form of digital badges. To sign-up visit, https://canvas.fau.edu/courses/80685.

 

 

 

For more information, please call the FAU Career Center at (561) 297-3533 or email career@fau.edu
 Last Modified 9/11/20