Marie Smallwood

Assistant Director

Marie Smallwood

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

Marie Smallwood is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and the University of Central Arkansas where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management with a concentration in Human Resources and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration.  She has a strong passion for helping students discover their greatest potential and assisting them in having “light bulb moments”.

Ms. Smallwood oversees the CPD Center’s Marketing and Branding as well as the liaison for the FAMU College of Education, College of Law, and School of Graduate Studies and Research.

When she is not working hard assisting students, you may find her hanging with her sister, decorating, or doing Zumba!

 

 

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Veeva Systems Instagram Takeover!

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Veeva Systems has taken over our Instagram account @HireARattler_ for ONE DAY ONLY!  (2/18/21)  Make sure to check them out there and on Handshake.  You can also view the video below for more information about Veeva.

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3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

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To say the least, the Trump administration didn’t extend a warm welcome to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. Will the Biden administration be more welcoming? Will international students have a better chance of securing H-1B visas? Will they …

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How to make an appointment with your Career Specialist

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Follow these steps to request an appointment with a career specialist.

1. After you log in to Handshake, click on Career Center in the upper-right corner of your screen.

 

2. Click on Appointments from your Career Center’s page.

 

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New Rattler Career Guide added to Resources

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Check out the newest edition of the Rattler Career Guide

This guide includes useful information, tips, and examples to assist Rattlers with their career and professional development needs. Here are just a few of the items included in the guide:

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Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual Fair

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Handshake [HireARattler] is the #1 place where students find jobs and get hired. We’ve developed a way for you to attend career fairs virtually so you can meet interesting companies looking to hire students like you.

Topics:

The Virtual Fair …

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List of Employers – Spring 2021 All Majors Career and Internship Expo

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The Career and Professional Development Center presents the employers recruiting at the Spring 2021 All Majors Career and Internship Expo. 

The Employer Booklet includes a breakdown of the employers recruiting for each FAMU College and School as well as an …

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SpinSys Instagram Takeover!

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SpinSys has taken over our Instagram account @HireARattler_ for ONE DAY ONLY!  (1/14/21)  Make sure to check them out there and on Handshake.  You can also view the video below for more information about SpinSys.

Spin Systems, Inc. | Handshake (joinhandshake.com)

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Helpful Resources for Employers

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Helpful Information
Campus Organizations
Office of Institutional Research (FAMU Student Information and Fact Book)
Student Enrollment Data
Graduation/Retention
Degrees Awarded

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COVID-19 Updates

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Special Message…

Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Career and Professional Development Center would like to share updates with you regarding the availability of CPDC services during this time. Our number one priority will always be …

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COVID-19 FAQs for CPD Center

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Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) the Career and Professional Development Center would like to share updates with you regarding the availability of CPDC services during this time. We understand the impact of COVID-19 may cause some …

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