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Student Affairs Online Services

FAU Career Center

Major Knowledge

Major KnOWLedge is a resource developed by career counselors at the Career Center that helps FAU students identify personal interests and their relationships to FAU majors as well as occupations.

OWL CareerLink

OWL CareerLink is FAU’s centralized online job search portal. OWL CareerLink is available to all currently enrolled degree-seeking FAU students and registered alumni and allows them to: search for job postings for full-time, part-time, and Co-op & internship opportunities; submit resumes to employers; apply for on-campus interviews; employers can view your resume and profile; upcoming career events; and access the Professional Mentor database.

What Can I Do With This Major Database?

This database was created through a collaborative effort with FAU faculty, staff, students, alumni and employers. It contains links for all FAU majors. For each FAU major students will discover applicable job titles, job and internship links, industry information links, as well as related FAU student organizations. The content and resources are representative of typical career paths associated with each major.

Online Career Workshops

The FAU Career Center has four online career workshops that can be accessed 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Workshops include Developing an Effective Resume; How to best prepare for an Interview; Negotiating Your Compensation Package (Salary Negotiations); and Conducting an Effective Job Search.

Perfect Interview

Perfect Interview™ is an innovative learning tool that students can use to enhance their job interviewing skills and develop an edge over the competition. Perfect Interview™ creates a compelling and realistic "simulated interview" experience where students are asked challenging questions and must respond, just as they would in a real job interview. Students can repeat each question as often as they like, and they can even see examples of how someone else might answer.  And, if they get stuck, there's a built-in Interview Coach to offer help.

Career Success Guide

A 34-page career guide custom made for FAU students. The guide covers a wide range of topics such as: How to Choose a Major; Resume, Interview and Job Search Tips; How to secure and get the most out of their internships.

SLS1301: Career & Life Planning

This course is offered fully online for students who are undeclared and provides an overview of career development theories and decision-making skills for career/life planning. It focuses on self-assessment, choosing a major, exploring career options and developing an action plan to help achieve career goals. The course engages students in the use of critical thinking skills in evaluating their interests, values, skills, and personality in order to understand how personal characteristics influence career choices. Students who take this class will: complete online career assessments inventories; conduct informational interviews; formulate an action plan for achieving career goals; use various information resources to research academic majors and career options.


Dean of Students

MAXIENT Reporting Form

Students can ask for assistance through a single point of service.

The MAXIENT Judicial software has been structured to track a wide range of confidential student concerns including academic alerts, policy violations, appeals, violations of law, behavioral concerns, attendance concerns, health concerns, and CARE Team referrals. In addition to its administrative function, this software is used to identify students at high risk of attrition. Data is entered into Maxient from a wide variety of sources on a daily basis and may prompt immediate interventions based upon the severity of the concern.


Health & Wellness

OCHP’s Campus Clarity “Think About It”

A training program designed to minimize risks associated with alcohol, drugs, and sexual violence and empowers students to make healthy choices. Additionally, it provides social norming information that will be used to further educate and clarify these issues for the student population.

Ask the Expert

“Ask the Expert” is a service that assists students with finding answers to question about their health and well being. Students can submit questions through this service and experts from the Owls Care Health Promotion staff respond to their questions with the most pertinent, useful, and current information on the subject.

Student Accessibility Services (SAS’s) Clockwork Online Portal

Services include online registration for support services (academic accommodations), online appointment booking, retrieve Academic Accessibility Agreement (AAA) letters that notify faculty of approved accommodations and test booking.

Accessible Format Materials Portal

The Accessible Format Materials Portal is a free service provided to all FAU students, faculty and staff. This service is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and is implemented by Student Accessibility Services within the Division of Student Affairs. This is part of FAU’s ongoing commitment to provide the highest level of accessibility to all members of the FAU community to promote innovation, inclusion and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Assistive Technology

Texthelp Read & Write literacy software will provide comprehensive Text to Speech reading tools along with many cutting edge study and writing tools. It will offer the ability to listen to text read aloud, word definition lookup, translation, study note creation and organization, mind mapping and writing outline creation. Texthelp software product which utilized web authentication This software will also allow students the option to access an FAU download link to utilize the software for use on their personal computers and mobile devices.

Intake Interviews

SAS can schedule phone and /or skype interviews for students that are in the online degree programs. This interview will give you an opportunity to meet your SAS consultant. You will be asked to provide information about your experience of disability, barriers you’ve encountered, as well as effective and ineffective prior accommodations. Your appropriate accommodations will then be determined based on an interactive process between you and your SAS consultant. You will also receive information about other support services available at FAU.

Stress and Time Management

Try out a relaxation techniques for 5 to 10 minutes to relieve stress through-out the day. Incorporate them into your daily self-care routine along with our other strategies for managing stress. Utilize our strategies for time management or try out the Top Time Management Apps for Students to help make your life more organized and efficient. For more information, visit our

Alcohol Assessment

An interactive web survey that allows you to enter information about your drinking patterns and receive feedback about your use of alcohol. The assessment takes about 10 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.

Marijuana Assessment

An interactive web survey that is a brief marijuana-specific assessment and feedback tool. It provides you with insight about your marijuana behavior and risk factors. The assessment takes about 10 minutes and is self-guided making it quick, confidential, and flexible to your schedule.

Watch Your BAC app

If you choose to drink alcohol, reduce your risks by monitoring your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) with our free smartphone app for both iPhone and Android. To download, search for the “Watch Your BAC” app. For more information, visit


Military & Veterans Affairs

Kognito

Kognito is an interactive professional development program designed for faculty, staff, and students and is aimed at advancing a military friendly collegiate environment.

Military & Veterans Affairs Resource Team

Virtual POCs (point of contacts) that work directly with military and veteran students.  Virtual POCs answer general questions pertaining to admissions and enrollment and interface with other departments to ensure military and veteran students receive the assistance they need. 


Parent & Family Programs

Webinars

We offer webinars for parents to attend live or after they have aired (in recording). Webinar topics vary according to topics that are useful to parents (financial aid, campus involvement, role as a parent, etc.).

Our website in general is a resource for parents on many topics (money matters, transportation, experiential learning opportunities, etc.)


Weppner Center for LEAD & Service-Learning

Service Cords

Enrolled students whether on a campus or as a distance learner would be eligible to apply for a Service Cord to be worn at graduation. The major requirement is completion of 400 service hours as an undergraduate student or 200 hours as a graduate student. As long as the hours can be verified by our office, any graduating student is eligible to apply.

Seeking Volunteer Opportunities

Any student may sign up to receive our weekly email updates or utilize our website to locate service opportunities across the nation through volunteer search engine links that we post.

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