Alumni

The Career and Professional Development Center offers a range of services to help alumni of all life stages, majors, and industries navigate their careers. Alumni your career will go through different seasons, ups, downs, twists, and turns. We offer our alumni services to support career changes and job transitions – from networking opportunities to resume reviews to one-to-one career coaching with our Career Specialist. 

Our Rattler alumni may set up an account on the HireARattler powered by Handshake system.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the FAMU Alumni CPD Center Liasion, Marie Smallwood.

How to Register for Sessions at the Virtual Career and Internship Expo

The Career and Internship Expo is the most important event of our year for students looking to get an internship or job opportunity. After having two virtual expos, we have noticed that some students will sign up for the Expo, …

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Madison Johnson Marketing and Design Graduate Assistant
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Vanguard IG Takeover

#LifeAVanguard participated in the Instagram Takeover for @HireARattler_

Check them out on Instagram @HireARattler!  Also, take a look at the Vanguard Virtual Tour.

Vanguard is listed on Handshake.

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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Veeva Systems Instagram Takeover!

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.

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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How to make an appointment with your Career Specialist

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.

 

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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New Rattler Career Guide added to Resources

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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Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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Contact & Location

Phone
(850) 599-3700
Address

Center for Access and Student Success (CASS), Suite 309
1735 Althea Gibson Way
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Service Hours

Monday 8am-5pm
Tuesday 8am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-5pm
Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-5pm