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.

Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual Fair

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 …

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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List of Employers – Spring 2021 All Majors Career and Internship Expo

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 …

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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COVID-19 FAQs for CPD Center

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 …

By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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VIRTUAL APPOINTMENTS ONLY for the Fall 2020 semester!

The CPD Center will offer VIRTUAL APPOINTMENTS ONLY for the Fall 2020 semester.
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm

Appointment options include document reviews (i.e. resumes, cover letters, personal statements), mock interviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, and much more.
Career Specialists …
By Marie Smallwood
Marie Smallwood Assistant Director
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Contact & Location

Phone
(850) 599-3700
Address

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

Service Hours

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