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Career Development Center

Special Message To Our Students:

During this time that classes are being held remotely, the Career Development Center is still open for business. Our physical location is closed, but we are open – virtually – to advise you and provide needed resources.

Whether you need assistance with career planning, job market strategies, interview preparation, resume review, or grad school prep, contact us directly to schedule an appointment and take advantage of our services. To begin the process, simply send an e-mail message to one of the three career counselors and we will personally address your concerns.

Michael Lebeau
Jana Musselwhite
Jah’zmin Young

Also, please be aware that an assortment of informational materials is available through our website, including resume and cover letter samples and templates.  A variety of instructional handouts, preparation checklists, databases, articles, links, and videos are also available on our website.

The Career Development Center (CDC) offers a variety of resources to help you prepare to reach your professional goals. Our services are available by appointment only to all current students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Call 205.665.6262 to schedule an appointment for assistance.

Academics —Our staff can help you decide on a major that fits your preferences, and provide resources to investigate associated career options.

Career Goals — We offer a variety of assessments to help you explore career options and determine the best fit based on your personality, strengths, and interests. We administer the Self-Directed Search and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator assessments.

Experience The CDC provides a listing part-time off-campus positions, internship opportunities, volunteer options, and full-time job openings. Click here to view the job postings page.

Job Search – We will work with you to help design a resume and create a cover letter that showcases your skills and experience. We also provide interview prep and conduct mock interviews.

For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor call 205.665.6262, or stop by the second floor of Farmer Hall.

Career Resources

Behavioral Interviews Campaign Outline Career Action Plan Career Exploration Career PhilosophyCareer Planning College to CareerCover LettersEtiquette Tips Interview AttireInterview Prep SheetInterview Skills Job Market StrategiesNetworking Personality & CareerPersonality Map References Resume SamplesResume Writing Sales PitchSelf-ReflectionSkills Employers Value Thank You LetterWork Ethic

Grad School Info

Graduate School TipsGraduate School ExpoCollege Source

Additional Resources

Career Action Plan Professional ResourcesOccupational Outlook Handbook