Scheduled appointments with NAU Career Development
NAU Career Development offers five scheduled appointments types. All appointments are held in the Career Development space in the University Union, Suite 105, and can be scheduled through Handshake:
Career exploration Accordion Closed
- Know what transferable skills are, provide examples of transferable skills, and identify strategies to build these skills.
- Feel confident that you are able to identify your strengths, interests, and values, and begin to connect these to potential careers.
- Feel confident in utilizing career and personality assessments to assess fit with careers and work environments.
Resume and cover letter reviews Accordion Closed
- Identify and apply principles of high-quality resume design and formatting to your own resume.
- Feel confident crafting bullet points (accomplishment statements) using strong verbs, quantifiable actions, and results.
- Feel empowered to begin crafting a compelling Summary of Qualifications targeted towards desired jobs that reflect your skills, experience, and what makes you unique.
Internship exploration and resources Accordion Closed
- Identify strengths, interests, and values, and begin to connect these to potential internships.
- Feel confident identifying reputable online internship search sites and using them to find internships.
- Identify the application materials you need to apply for internships.
Job search strategies Accordion Closed
- Feel confident about finding and using resources to match your strengths, interests, and values to various jobs.
- Identify and locate reputable online job search sites.
- Learn to use online tools, such as Glassdoor and LinkedIn, to investigate organizational culture.
Mock interviews Accordion Closed
- Use the STAR Method to identify your responses to behavioral interview questions and practice these responses.
- Identify nervous habits and replace them with professional, confident body language.
- Recognize appropriate and professional interview attire.
Schedule appointments with CEFNS or W. A. Franke Career Development
CEFNS students can schedule appointments with the CEFNS Career Development office or NAU Career Development and are encouraged to schedule with CEFNS Career Development for Career Exploration. Students accepted into the W.A. Franke College of Business can schedule appointments with the Career Development Office within their college.
NAU Career Development offers Walk-In hours when classes are in session. Walk-Ins are meant for:
- Resume Reviews (please bring a draft of your resume, even if it is rough)
- Cover Letter Reviews
- Handshake Questions
- LinkedIn Profile Critiques
- Student Employment Questions
- Job Search Help (On & Off Campus)
For other topics, please schedule an appointment with us on Handshake!
Fall 2019 Walk-In Advising Schedule
September 4, 2019 – December 6, 2019*
- Mondays noon pm – 3 pm
- Wednesdays noon pm – 3 pm
- Fridays noon am – 3 pm
*Walk-Ins are not available on the following days: November 11th and November 25th-27th
Note: Walk-in hours vary slightly each semester and are announced at the beginning of each term.