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FSU students have a different take on spring break

While college students across the nation are enjoying their spring break lying on the beach or relaxing at home, dozens of Florida State University students are taking a different approach during their short reprieve from class. Groups and individual FSU students are traveling around the country and world while gaining career experience, giving back to […]

FSU Career Center, JCPenney partner to help students build professional wardrobes

The Florida State University Career Center partnered with JCPenney to help more than 700 Florida State students dress to impress with a new professional wardrobe at a discounted price during the inaugural Seminole Suit-Up event. On Feb. 25, JCPenney opened its doors exclusively to FSU students who received 40 percent off career wear including suits, […]

FSU Career Center No. 1 way students found employment for fifth year

Florida State University students know where to go when it comes to planning for their future. For the fifth consecutive year, the FSU Career Center is the No. 1 way students found employment after graduation, according to the graduating senior survey. “We are confident of the positive impact we are having in preparing FSU students […]

FSU Career Center job shadow program continues to grow

More than 90 Florida State University students spent their winter break gaining career experience through the Career Center’s job shadow program — FSUshadow. The program helps students cultivate career-related, decision-making skills, along with gaining knowledge and insight into a wide variety of career fields and industries. Since FSUshadow’s introduction in fall 2016, student participation has more […]

Profiles in Leadership: Hoover leads FSU center during golden era of career services

Thousands of Florida State University students will walk across the commencement stage this week and set off on new journeys, whether it be landing their dream job or furthering their education. They’ll be ready for that next step, thanks to the FSU Career Center and the leadership of Myrna Hoover, who has directed the center […]

Building bridges between college and career: FSU offers new immersive coding programs

Florida State University is partnering with software company Revature to create pathways for students and recent graduates to successful employment in software development career fields via online programs and immersive coding boot camps. The Revature programs provide students, from all majors, free access to the innovative programs, giving them the opportunity to expand their career […]

FSU, Amazon team up to provide students valuable work experience

Florida State University and are launching a work-study program designed to provide pathways to careers at the company while giving students valuable work experience. The program will create more than 50 employment opportunities in Amazon’s Customer Service department and offer students the ability to work remotely with flexible work hours to accommodate class schedules […]

FSU job shadow program leads students to successful summer internships

The Florida State University Career Center’s recently launched job shadow program — FSUshadow — has led to rising internship opportunities over the past year. FSUshadow is designed to help students gain knowledge and develop career-related, decision-making skills. The program provides students the opportunity to shadow employers, community partners, alumni and friends of the university to gain insight […]

FSU Career Center partners with distinguished alumna to provide students with unique externship experience

For the third consecutive year, the Florida State University Career Center has partnered with distinguished alumna Woodie Woodward, former associate administrator of airports for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to provide an externship experience to one current FSU student. Nicolas Rice, a fourth year undergraduate student from Washington D.C., was selected by Woodward as her […]

Seminole Futures: Connecting FSU students with employers

More than 2,400 Florida State University students packed into the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to meet with employers for the Career Center’s largest event of the semester — Seminole Futures. The all-majors career fair was held Thursday, Jan. 26, with more than 170 employers on campus with one goal in mind: to hire FSU […]

FSU Career Center launches online career platform

The Florida State University Career Center has launched a new online hub designed to build and maximize students’ employability skills. The Career Platform, the product of a partnership between the Career Center and Purposely, is another tool that will give FSU students an edge when it comes to finding a career after graduation. The new […]

FSU Career Center to host fall Career Fair Week

The Florida State University Career Center will host a weeklong series of events that will provide students with the opportunity to connect directly with employers and for employers to fulfill their hiring needs. “FSU’s Career Fair Week provides students the perfect venue to prepare for career success by exploring opportunities in a variety of industries […]