Florida Southern’s Career Center is the bridge between your FSC education and your future.
We’re here to help! Our resources connect you with career exploration tools, internships, service/volunteer experiences, networking tips, graduate school info, and job-search skills—everything you need to realize your career goals.
The Career Center’s services are for all Florida Southern students (not just seniors!), and our friendly Career Center staff is ready to help. Check in with us early…and often…as we are the first ones on campus to learn of internships and job openings that could be perfect for you.
REMEMBER! We're NOT just for Seniors! It’s a Four-Year approach to success »
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Career Action Plan Résumés Cover Letters Interviews Informational InterviewsGraduate School
Charles T. Thrift, Jr. Building (SC)
Build a better resume and cover letter!
Check out the Internet’s best resource for career planning, grad schools, etc.!
Link to employers offering career opportunities.
Find guidelines for salaries in various regions and occupations.
Explore opportunities on the world’s largest internship marketplace.
Find current jobs and internships.
Research hundreds of careers—including job descriptions, average salaries, etc.!
Get job-search advice and find about employers interested in new college graduates.
Florida Southern provides “Moc” (actually mock) interviews and professional critiques to help you become more comfortable in interview situations.
Education is essential, but career connections are also crucial. According to the National Association of College and Employers, three out of five college students get their first jobs through networking. Our Career Spotlight Series connects you with FSC alumni from various industries and fields.
You can get a jump-start on career planning when you participate in conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of interest. And thanks to generous corporate donations, we offer career development grants that can help cover related expenses!
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We’ll help you strengthen networks with family, professors, Career Center staff, friends, and alumni. More than that, we’ll teach you how to get the most from your networking meetings by doing your homework, asking the right questions, and following up.
References are a key component of nearly every job search or graduate school application. We’ll show you how to choose the professors, advisors, former employers, and other who will provide your strongest references.
To help you realize your career goals, our GEICO Career Center Library offers a wealth of resources—including dedicated computers with access to online tools and career planning materials.
We take a comprehensive approach to career planning that starts your first semester on campus and spans all four years of your time at Florida Southern.
Right now your goal is to learn about yourself and explore career options. You can:
Ready to take the next step? First, read our Preparing for an Internship handout. Internships, part-time jobs, and service efforts help you gain real-world experience and explore career options We receive listings (often new ones each day!) for internships and volunteer work plus seasonal, part-time, and full-time jobs. Here’s how to access them:
Hopefully by now you have learned your way around the Career Center and tapped into our many resources. Now is the perfect time to:
Life after Florida Southern College is just around the corner! We can help you:
Career Center Open House
Thursday, August 29 | 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
"Major Madness" Hints on Choosing a Major
Tuesday, September 10 | 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 11 | 10:45 a.m.
Preparing for Graduate School
Tuesday, September 24 | 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 25 | 10:45 a.m.
Law School Caravan
Thursday, September 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sharpening Your Interview Skills
Tuesday, October 8 | 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 9 | 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, October 10 | Noon
"Moc" Interview Day | Sign Up Required
Thursday, October 24 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
How to Navigate a Career Expo
Tuesday, October 29 | 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 31 | 12:00 p.m.
Career, Internship, and Graduate School Expo
Wednesday, November 6 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Art of Networking
Tuesday, November 12 | 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 14 | 12:00 p.m.
"Moctails" : A Networking Event
Tuesday, November 19 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 pm.
Xuchitl N. Coso
Director of Career Development
Assistant Director, Career Development
Office Manager, Career Development
Career Counselor, Career Development
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698