Rattlers RISE

Rattlers RISE is Residential Development Communities (RDCs) that align with the University’s Strategic Plan, FAMU Rising, by “intensifying student success initiatives to improve retention and persistence, expanding academic support services, facilitating a seamless transition of AA transfers to the University, increasing the number of students engaged in study abroad or international educational experiences, and creating an Exceptional Student Experience.”

The Office of University Housing works with multiple campus partners including the Career and Professional Development Center to deliver two RDCs under the name Rattlers RISE. The Second Year Experience and The Transfer Student Experience. The Second Year Experience is intended for rising sophomores who currently live on FAMU’s campus in a residential facility.  The Transfer Student Experience is aimed at newly admitted transfer students.  Through these partnerships, participants will: have dedicated live-in staff, have peer mentors and tutors, prepare for obtaining internships, leadership and community opportunities, access to campus job opportunities, and increased study abroad prospects.

Vanguard IG Takeover

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#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.

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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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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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Additional Resources Due to COVID-19

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We know that your internships and/or employment (full or part-time) plans may have changed, recently. Below is a list of resources that may help with searching for remote or virtual opportunities.
Quick Links to companies hiring…
Apple
Amazon
Glassdoor article: …

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Featured Resources

Employer Partners

Watts Water TechnologyShell Oil CompanyFifth Third BankChevronCapital OneSpin Systems, Inc.Miller Electric CompanyEnterprise HoldingsAbbVieDowWells Fargo
Watts Water TechnologyShell Oil CompanyFifth Third BankChevronCapital OneSpin Systems, Inc.Miller Electric CompanyEnterprise HoldingsAbbVieDowWells Fargo
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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

M 8am-5pm
T 8am-5pm
W 8am-5pm
TH 8am-5pm
F 8am-5pm