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Virtual Services

Virtual Services for Students

The Career Connections Center is open and hosting virtual services and events for UF students.
Please review the services below for more information:

Virtual Express Drop-Ins

Express Drop-Ins are designed for document reviews (i.e. resumes, cover letters, personal statements), mock interviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, and quick Career Planning questions. They are typically 15-20 minutes long and no appointment is needed.

Career coaches and ambassadors will meet with you virtually for your Express Drop-In service.

Please note that the Express Drop-In service is only available for current UF students and alumni up to one year after graduation.

Current Schedule
  • Monday and Friday
    Virtual
    12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    In-Person at the Career Connections Center (Level 1 Reitz Union)
    12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Express Drop-In hours tend to be busy at the beginning of each shift (12:00 p.m.). Students can join Express Drop-In anytime between 12:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Express Drop-In will not be available on the following dates:

  • September 6 (Labor Day)
  • September 22-24 (Project Resume)
  • September 27- 30(Showcase week)
  • October 8 (Homecoming)
  • November 9 (Mock Interview Day)
  • November 11 (Veteran’s Day)
  • November 25-26 (Thanksgiving)
 
Virtual Career Planning Appointments

Career Planning Appointments are 30-minute individual sessions with a career coach. In a Career Planning Appointment, you can talk to your career coach about anything related to your career. Career Planning appointments are suggested for more in-depth, personalized questions and strategies about your career goals. We currently have nine Career Planning topics to choose from:

  1. Choosing/Changing Your Major
  2. Exploring Career Options
  3. Finding/Discussing Your Career Interests, Strengths and Values
  4. Finding Meaningful Experience (Internship, Part-Time work, Shadowing, Volunteering, Research etc.)
  5. Developing Your Network/Community (Networking, LinkedIn, Finding a Mentor)
  6. Developing Your Resume, Cover Letter, Personal Statement or E-Portfolio
  7. Graduate School Exploration/Preparation
  8. Finding/Preparing for a Full-Time Job
  9. Preparing for Interviews

You can schedule your Career Planning Appointment through Gator CareerLink.

EVENT CALENDAR

VIEW ALL EVENTS

5

Oct

Career Spotlight: Astronautics and Aeronautics Opportunities

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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7

Oct

Adulting 101: Interview and Offer Negotiation

October 7 @ 11:45 am - 12:35 pm

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11

Oct

C3 Lab: Interviewing Strategies

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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25

Oct

Alumni Perspectives: Reframing Failure

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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26

Oct

Grad School Prep: Applying for Graduate School & Polishing Your Academic Resume/CV

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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4

Nov

Global Gators: Teaching English Abroad

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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9

Nov

I Am First: Talking with Your Family about Majors and Careers

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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1

Dec

C3 Lab: Communicating Your Global Experience on a Resume

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn More >

Resources

Our team is aware that internships and/or employment (full or part-time) may be questionable in the foreseeable future. We’ve compiled a list of resources that may be helpful searching for diverse opportunities. Though we can’t guarantee what the opportunities hold, we are hopeful that it gives you a starting block for exploring several experiences, some being virtual.

Micro-internships/Gig work

Virtual Internships through WayUp

Remote Internship through the Borgen Project

Virtual Student Federal Service Program (applications come out in July for Fall 2020 internships)

Remote work and freelance job board

Remote part-time work for students

Amazon hiring new temp workers