To be competitive in today’s ever-changing job market, it is important to seek out and find opportunities to gain relevant experience. These can be gained from many areas other than traditional part-time employment. At UCF we offer exciting ways for students to gain invaluable relevant experience.
KnightLink provides an extensive resource for students to utilize to search for part-time and full-time jobs.
The Office of Experiential Learning instructs and promotes applied learning courses, facilitates the development of quality experiential learning courses through collaboration with and training for faculty campus-wide, and partners with employers and community partners locally, nationally and internationally to help them access talented students and assist in the educational process.
The UCF/Lockheed Martin Work Experience program offers students an opportunity to gain relevant experience while being gainfully employed in a top-rated company.
Student organizations give you the opportunity to learn more about your field of study with others who share your interests. It’s important to become involved in your freshman and sophomore years and then begin to look for leadership opportunities in your junior and senior years.
Volunteering in your UCF or larger community is a way to gain relevant experience in your field. Volunteer UCF can link you with more than 200 community service agencies and projects that best fit your major, interests, and talents.