Resources & Information for Students

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Graphic header: Programs and services

The Career Resource​ Center at JU offers a variety of programs, services and resources not always available at institutions comparable or even larger in size.

Programs and services consistently available to students include:

  • Self-Assessments including, Woofound, the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

  • Individual and confidential career consultations and career counseling, covering topics such as:

    • Choosing an academic major and determining a career path

    • Career decision-making

    • Career exploration and information gathering

    • Conducting a successful job search

    • Interviewing skills development

  • Resume, curriculum vitae, personal statement, and cover letter preparation and revision.

  • Annual Career Expo showcasing regional and national employers offering part-time and full-time employment opportunities​ and internships.

  • Student Resume Book produced in conjunction with the Career Expo and provided to employers participating in our events.

  • Employer information sessions and tabling events featuring regional and national employers presenting on the nature of their work, internship and career opportunities.

  • Handshake: a job/Internship and networking database, continually updated and available on the Internet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Career management programming including: Career Planning and Development, Choosing a Major, Career Decision-Making, Grad School Prep, Branding Yourself, Resume Development, Career Expo Prep: First Impressions, Professional Dress & Etiquette, Networking Strategies, Interviewing, Negotiation, Internships, and much more.

  • A student workstation and library of resources covering career development topics, careers and graduate education.

Jacksonville University uses Handshake as its official website for posting job and internship opportunities. Students can access Handshake through the MYJU Portal.