Practice Interview Event | Tue. 10/4 & Wed. 10/5 | 2-4pm

Every semester, this 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. 

Spots are quite limited, please register by Sunday 10/2 to secure your participation with the best-fitting time option(s) possible.

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!

Rosé & Resumes | Fri. 9/9 | 3:30-5:30pm

A collaboration between JMU Alumni Association and UCC, this special (and FREE) event is only for our dear seniors who are graduating this semester, to celebrate "100 days until graduation" (approximately):

  • Enjoy some refreshing beverages and snacks
  • Connect with JMU Alumni who are working across various industries
  • Get your resume reviewed and polished by JMU Career Advisors
Free Professional Headshots for JMU Students

The UCC Media Team will take a few professional headshots (portrait photos) that can be used anywhere you need a good profile photo (i.e. Linkedin profile, Handshake profile, website, online portfolio, etc.). We will use a high quality camera to take several photos plus we will edit them nicely so that they are readily usable.

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

JCPenney Suit-Up Event | Sun. 9/18 | 6-8pm

Shop professional apparel, footwear, and accessories with a special up to 60% discount, only for JMU student, faculty, staff, and alumni at this once-a-semester event at our local JCPenney store in Valley Mall!

It is the perfect occassion to get a new interview outfit or a few additional pieces for your work-ready wardrobe.

JMU Career Clothes Closet

Organized by The Pantry and UCC, the JMU Career Clothes 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.

In Fall 2022, the JMU Career Clothes Closet will be open on a regular basis. Follow @jmucareer on Instagram for updates!

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!

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.

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