Virtual Resources & Information
The Office will be closed to drop-ins beginning Monday, August 9th - Friday, August 20th. The USF St. Petersburg campus Career Services will remain available to students online and via virtual services! In-person appointments can be made in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or via Handshake.
Virtual Drop-ins will be available via Microsoft Teams, Monday- Friday from 2:00pm - 5:00pm.
Visit The Career Center Resources tab
Review all resources available to you for Career Exploration and Planning, Resume Resources, Career Guides, and Job Searching sites.
Log-in to your Handshake account to access the many of our services and resources. Need help logging in?
Request an appointment and choose Video or Phone Call option. Your career coach will send you a link to click in order to connect to an online virtual appointment room or call you at the number you specify. If you prefer a phone call, please include the direct phone number you would like your career coach to call. Appointment Types: Career Coaching (Exploration), Job Searching, Mock Interview, Grad School
Self-Paced Online Career Progression Modules
Check out the My Career Plan Career Progression Page with online modules from USF Career Services.
Virtual Resume/Cover Letter Critiques
Upload your resume to the Documents section of Handshake. We will review your resume within two business days and approve or follow-up with suggested edits.
Job Searching/Internship Search
Search Handshake’s thousands of job postings for opportunities. Use the Career Center’s website for additional help in searching.
View the Virtual Job Search Toolkit
View the Remote Internship Toolkit including information about Parker Dewey Micro-Internships
Utilize this free tool in your my.usf.edu portal under Learning Tools. There are thousands of courses including tips on job searching, career exploration, etc. You can even earn certificates to post on your LinkedIn Page.
We are building collections of videos and courses, they are accessible via these links:
For many this pandemic has affected employment status. While the Career Center is not able to directly assist with navigating unemployment claims. We can assist in the reemployment process by providing job search assistance. Here are a few resources if you are seeking unemployment.
It is important that your background not detract from your interview or your skills. Use these simple USF branded backgrounds in lieu of your bedroom backdrop. These are great for interviews or even class. Click the image to download or click the link below to download a mirrored version. Be sure to preview your settings on a test call prior to your interview, sometime the image appears backwards if you don’t adjust settings or upload already mirrored image.
Additionally, check out the backgrounds offered by USF University Communications and Marketing