The last day to take advantage of Career Chats in the Career Cubes or Career Express for spring 2024 will be Thursday, April 25. Virtual or in-person appointments will continue through the summer.

Resumes, CVs, & Cover Letters

25 Worst Words for Your Resume

Scott Bennett, author of “The Elements of Resume Style” advises candidates to be very careful about including in their resumes these nice sounding but often empty words:

Aggressive
Ambitious
Competent
Creative
Detail-oriented
Determined
Efficient
Experienced
Flexible
Goal-oriented
Hard-working
Independent
Innovative

By College Recruiter
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5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Your First Job

Applying for your first job can be intimidating. Luckily, there’s a way to significantly improve your chances of getting hired: including a cover letter in your application whether it’s required or not. Doing so shows a level of professionalism that …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Use ChatGPT in Your Job Search

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that’s taking all corners of the internet by storm. Some use it to dispute medical claims or help them solve complex coding problems. Others have already banned it from schools, worried the bot …

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Career Resources

USF Student Career Guide

The Center for Career & Professional Development has created the USF Student Career Guide to assist our students throughout their …

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Our Commitment to Your Success

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Career Workshops

The Center for Career & Professional Development on each of the USF campuses hosts a variety of workshops open to …

Career Fairs and Events

The Center for Career & Professional Development hosts many career events each semester. Take a look at the coming events …

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Phone
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Address

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Tampa, FL 33620, USA

Career Service Hours

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Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.