In addition to hosting Career Fairs, the University Career Center provides events and programs throughout the year to help students prepare for their future career by: encoraging career exploration with career panels; supporting students with resume workshops and review sessions; and connecting students to employers with on-campus recruitment opportunities.

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Career & Interview Preparation 

Career Panels with Special Guest Speakers

These special career panels feature guest speakers who are experts and working professionals across various industries and careers. Each panel focuses on a certain industry/field: Sports Communication, Small Businesses, Non-Profit, Human Resources, Creative Careers, etc.

These panelists are not only great inspirations and resources for you, but they can also be meaningful professional contacts for your network!

Upcoming Panels:

Coming Soon!

Resume Workshops & Resume Reviews

Resume Workshops: learn the basics of how to write a good resume - formats, layouts, wordings, content, do's and don'ts, etc. All students are encouraged to attend, without the need to bring your own resumes.

Resume Reviews: get your resume reviewed and polished with specific and personalized feedback. All students are welcome to bring their resumes (even in unfinished drafts) for a quick review!

View Available Sessions

JMU Career Closet

Organized by The Pantry and UCC, the JMU Career Closet is a donation-based resource for all students, with a specific focus on professional attire, accessories, and footwear: students are welcome to take one complete outfit from the closet, free of charge. Learn More

The JMU Career Closet will be open on a regular basis. Follow @jmucareer on Instagram for updates!

Free Professional Headshots for JMU Students

The UCC Media Team will take your professional headshot (portrait photos) that can be used anywhere for your professional development (i.e. LinkedIn, Handshake, online portfolio, etc.). We will use a high quality camera to take several photos, plus we will do our best to send them to you within 3 business days! NO prior registration or sign-up needed, just come to our upcoming sessions. 

Upcoming Headshots Sessions

Follow us on Instagram at @jmucareer to see sample photos and be reminded of upcoming sessions.

Practice Interview Event (PIE)

Every semester, our Practice Interview Event helps many JMU students prepare and feel confident for their future interviews and career fairs through 30-minute practice interviews with employers and receive insightful feedback on your interview skills in-person or virtually. Learn More

Virtual Day: Thursday, 4/4

In-person Day: Friday, 4/5

Registration will be open soon!

Recruitment Opportunities

Employers On Campus: Info Tables and Events

Employers love visiting campus and share with JMU students current internships, jobs, and career opportunities. Many employers host info tables and events with fun giveaways and free promo items for students as they come to chat with recruiters.

To learn about which employers are coming to campus every week, follow @jmucareer on Instagram or Twitter!

On-Campus Interviews

Organizations who are looking to hire JMU students are offering interviews right on JMU campus! These interviews are conveniently located in the Interview Center of our University Career Center (on the 3rd floor of Student Success Center). View and sign up early for On-Campus Interviews on Handshake, as spots are limited and many employers have early deadlines to sign up for these interview opportunites.

Sign-Up for On-Campus Interviews

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