FAU’s Career Development Center's comprehensive range of services is available to enrolled degree seeking undergraduate and graduate Veterans.  When enrolling at FAU, you bring a host of exceptional and sought-after skills that prospective employers and graduate schools seek.  The Florida Department of Veterans Administration indicates ten reasons to hire military vets at their website: Florida Department of Veteran's Administration.

Employers of FAU graduates recognize skills that are unique to our veterans, including leadership, teamwork, diversity, overseas experience, and training in the latest technology!  A FAU college education will equip you with an advanced set of skills and open new doors to professional career opportunities for your future.

FAU’s Career Development Center’s professionally trained and nationally certified career counselors will assist you in exploring career options, help you gain career related experience through our internship and Co-operative Education Program, develop your job search skills, help you craft your resume, or conduct mock interviews to help prepare you every step of the way.  Upon meeting with a counselor, you may take an online career assessment inventory to help you clarify your interests, values and skills in relation to choosing a major and or career path.

Veterans are encouraged to begin networking early in their career with employers by attending the Career Day & Technical Job Fair, Employer Information Sessions, On-campus Interviews and participating in the Professional Mentor Program. The Career Development Center also offers targeted career events, online job and internship postings through OWL CareerLink.

Upcoming Events for FAU Veterans

Date Event Time Location

Tips for Veterans:

  • Visit the Career Development Center early on so we can get you going in the right direction
  • Upload your resume into OWL Career Link 
  • Drop in during Same Day Career Advising hours to get quick answers to your initial questions
  • Pick up our free Career Success Guide and our events bookmark
  • Attend Career Development Center events such as Career Day 101, Career Day & Technical Fair, and Professional Graduate School Day
  • Meet with a career advisor for assessments, internships, and to apply for graduate and professional schools, or full time jobs

Job resources for Veterans:

 

American Corporate Partners

Association for Service Disabled Veterans

CareerOneStop: Military to Civilian Occupation Translator

CivilianJobs.com - Where Military meets with Civilian Careers

DoD Opportunities

DOL Disability Employment Resources

Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces

FAQ’s for Veterans Resources

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

G.E. Hiring Veterans

Hireveterans

Internships for Veterans via American Veterans Center

Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans

Military.com - Veteran Jobs

Military Vet Jobs

Military Veteran Employment Center

Military2Career

My Next Move for Veterans

National Resource Directory

National Veterans Owned Business Association

Online Transition Services

Student Veterans of America

Vetjobs.com

Vetsuccess.gov - Dept of Veterans Affairs

Contact the Career Development Center at:

Boca Raton Campus:
Luis Santiago, Assistant Director
(561) 297-3533
lsanti12@fau.edu

Davie Campus:
Donna Lee, Associate Director
(954) 236-1214
dlee52@fau.edu

Jupiter Campus:
Luis Santiago, Assistant Director
(561) 297-3533
lsanti12@fau.edu