Work at the Career Connections Center
Standard of excellence, innovative, believes in values, inclusive, and family, are just some of the words and expressions when the Career Connections Center staff is asked to describe the team. We believe in cultivating our culture just as much as we believe in delivering our mission. From our student paraprofessional staff, volunteers to our full-time team, everyone makes an impact on how we serve the campus community and beyond. To see available part-time, full-time positions, or internships with the Career Connections Center, please visit jobs.ufl.edu.
Our Diversity Statement We are committed to cultivating a community that is inclusive and reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of UF students, staff, and faculty. Please find our diversity statement here.
Additional Student Opportunities for Career Readiness
The Career Connections Center offers University of Florida students with a range of experiential opportunities within every team of the department.
Career Ambassadors serve as the initial liaison/point of contact between students and the C3. Ambassadors can experience all aspects of the Career Center’s student services and operations. The C3’s Ambassadors assist students with resumes, interviewing skills, job search strategies, and career knowledge; and facilitate outreach presentations. Additionally, our student employees assist with the C3’s lending closet and front desk, career events/programs, and participate in C3 marketing and branding. We can offer you a great work environment, committed to a culture of care, fun, and professionalism. We place emphasis on students developing the following competencies during their work experience: Communication, Critical Thinking, Teamwork, and Sense of Self. To see available part-time positions with the Career Connections Center, please visit jobs.ufl.edu.
The Career Connections Center is a developmental work environment for students hired for internship positions. Students work on projects that enhance and provide professional skill development while allowing students to maximize their strengths, grow in challenge areas, and discover new opportunities of interest. Interns have the opportunity to develop and hone professional competencies in areas of communication, research, collaboration, sales, event planning, and assessment. Additionally, interns have access to staff members and career planning support.
Practicum and/or Volunteer
Practicums offer students a unique opportunity to gain training and hands-on experience within a particular functional area. By completing a practicum in the Career Connections Center, the student will be able to understand and perform associated functions, identify transferable skills, and articulate the impact of their experiences on their career goals. To inquire about a practicum or volunteer experience, please contact the team member of your specific area of interest.
Employer Relations Ambassadors
The Employer Relations Ambassadors (ERA) are volunteer student ambassadors who represent the Career Connections Center by promoting the center’s employer-related events and enhancing student/employer connections. This opportunity provides students real-time opportunities to develop their professional skills, interact with employers, promote career events, and serve as an ambassador for the center. Applications to become an ERA are open twice an academic year. For more information, please contact HireGators@ufsa.ufl.edu.