Office of Career Services

April 2023 Newsletter


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With Spring 2023 commencement quickly approaching, it is important to check off some last-minute reminders:

  1. Graduating seniors, let us know your post-graduation plans. This could include a full-time opportunity, continuing into graduate school, entering the military, volunteering or taking a year off. Seniors who complete the survey by April 28 can receive a gift from OCS while supplies last.
  2. Applied for your first job and now waiting for the interview? Prepare by brushing up on your interview skills with OCS. Schedule your appointment through this link:
  3. Set up an appointment with OCS to have your résumé and cover letter reviewed before applying for your job. Schedule your appointment using this link:


Experiential Learning graphicIf you have accepted or participated in a clinical competition, clinical, co-op experience, entrepreneurship/incubators, field experience, full-time job, internship, part-time job, practicum, research project(s), service learning or volunteering, on-campus student employment or a study abroad experience, we want to hear from you!

Scan the QR code to let us know about your experience or click here:


Home Depot logoHome Depot is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with locations in all U.S. states and territories, Canada and Mexico. They are devoted to providing students with the tools and necessities needed for their future.

By striving to reinvent the customer experience, Home Depot provides partnerships and service projects that help strengthen the foundations of communities.

Weddie GabrielWeddie Gabriel is a sophomore psychology student and retail researcher through a partnership with Paragon One with Home Depot. He is a part of a select group of historically Black college and university students ranging from Morehouse to Florida A&M.

Gabriel describes his experience with the company as inspiring, especially since he did not realize just how strong of an impact it would have on both his career and everyday life.

“I gained experience from this opportunity like none other I have received during my college career,” he said. “I've gained experience with professional research, and I've learned how to project myself through my work [and] that being professional can still reflect my own ideals and interests.”

Students who are interested in a career with Home Depot can visit and follow them on Handshake to learn of new opportunities.


American Airlines logoStudents describe American Airlines as a friendly work environment that has outstanding networking opportunities.

The Fortune 500 company offers an average of 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 different countries.

Students can visit Handshake at to learn more about opportunities available with American Airlines.


Need help with your résumé and cover letter? Want to practice your interview skills? Need help figuring out your next steps post-graduation? The Office of Career Services has several appointments and sessions available for students to best prepare for their future endeavors.

Schedule an appointment with Career Advisors in OCS on Handshake under the Career Center tab to begin building your career:

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