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Summary of Major Events
Career Readiness Week
Held in the fall and spring prior to each Career Expo, Career Readiness Week provides students with the opportunity to meet with employers and learn more about resumes, interviewing and other career prep topics. Employers are available to critique resumes and offer practice interviews, Lunch and Learns and other workshops are available all week long. This event is designed to better prepare students for success at Career Expo. Students are encouraged to sign-up in advance, all employer meetings will need an RSVP via KnightLink.
Held in the fall and spring, this event provides the opportunity for employers to discuss internship, career, and employment opportunities with UCF students and alumni.
Statewide Job Fair
Joint effort from all Florida universities to provide the opportunity to Florida students to meet with employers and discuss internship, career, and employment opportunities.
Sociology Career Day
Held in the Spring, this event allows government and nonprofit organizations to discuss career and employment opportunities with UCF students/alumni who are interested in careers in those fields. Approximately 200 students and 20 organizations attend this annual event, which is a collaboration between the College of Sciences, Department of Sociology, and Career Services.
Education Career Fair
Held in the fall and spring, this event provides the opportunity for district and private schools to meet with UCF teacher candidates regarding employment opportunities.
The Majors Fair is an annual event that provides students an opportunity to explore the many academic areas of study offered at UCF, along with the chance to meet faculty and advisors representing these program areas. Students are able to declare a major or change majors during this event. This is a great opportunity for students whether they are undecided, contemplating, or they simply want more information about their major.
Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
Provides students wanting to study beyond their bachelor’s degree the opportunity to meet with representatives of graduate, law and professional schools nationally and abroad.
The Externship Program, held during the winter and spring breaks, offers students the opportunity to shadow an employer in their professional area of interest to learn more about the career field as well as the organizations culture, products and services.
Nonprofit and Public Service Career Showcase
Held in the spring, this event provides nonprofit & public service organizations with the opportunity to discuss career, hands on experience, and employment opportunities with UCF students and alumni.
Volunteer at a Career Event
Why volunteer? Volunteering is a great way to enrich your future. There are many benefits to volunteering, including:
- Career exploration opportunities
- Exposure to new and emerging occupations and professions
- Develop leadership skills and experience
- Networking opportunities, make new friends and social contacts
- Chance to be creative and identify with a cause
- Identify with a cause
- Be a resource and a mentor
- Learn about community
- Use your skills and experience
If you would like to volunteer for events, simply print a form below, complete it, and return the form to the Career Services office.
Feb 28Job Communication Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 28Ernst & Young Networking Lunch Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 28Job Search Strategies- Psychology majors only Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Feb 28Ernst & Young Service Delivery Center Inf Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Mar 1Artesian Title Lunch and Learn Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Mar 1Fairwinds Workshop: Salary Negotiation Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Mar 1Advanced Interviewing Colbourn Hall: 146
Mar 1US Peace Corps Info Session Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Mar 1Women UKnighted presents: Meet Your Mentor Fairwinds Alumni Center: Ballroom
Mar 2Job Search Strategies- WEBINAR Career Services and Experiential Learning
Mar 2Gartner Info Session Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121
Mar 6Getting Started: Experiential Learning Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115