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Career Development

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The Office of Career Development provides comprehensive career services to students, alumni, and employers.

Our highly trained staff is dedicated to helping you make your career dreams a reality. We offer help with:

  • Resume writing and critiques
  • Practice interviews
  • Career transitions and assessments
  • Networking
  • Professional development
  • Career events
  • And other services to help you move your career forward


The internship experience is a central part of the educational experience at Florida Poly. Internships are an important part of setting up a student for success after college and are a graduation requirement for Florida Poly students.

Our staff will help you find available internships, review your resume, and help you plan for your ideal career path after graduation.

Expert tip: Use Handshake  and as pathways to understand which companies are hiring interns.


We understand the importance of feeling prepared, and we are committed to your success here and beyond. Below are resources to support you in your continued career development. 

Stay informed and empowered by logging into Canvas Career Connect. The site has information about professionalism, preparing for interviews, and more. 

Career planning appointments are 30-minute individual sessions with a career coach. In a career planning appointment, you can talk to your career coach about anything related to your career. Career planning appointments are suggested for more in-depth, personalized questions and strategies about your career goals. 


FOCUS 2 is a self-paced online, interactive, self-guided career, and education planning system. It can help you select a program of study based on your interests and aspirations, discover occupations matching your personal preferences and attributes, map out your career plans, and make informed career decisions.

Explore Focus 2 

Florida Poly has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform that will be your one-stop shop for launching your career and keeping it on track. Login to Handshake using your Florida Poly email.

Complete your profile where you will have immediate access to:

  • Scheduling an appointment with your career advisors
  • Completing your profile and upload unlimited resumes, cover letters and transcripts
  • Creating personalized search agents based on your major and interests
  • Registering for Career Fairs, workshops and networking events
  • Managing your on-campus interviews with top companies
  • Networking with professionals and alumni in your chosen field

Explore Handshake 

Interstride gathers all the information and resources you’ll need in one simple platform. You will find both domestic and international internships and job opportunities, along with advice, insights, tools, and a network to execute a successful job search. 

Kuder Journey is an intuitive career planning system that empowers postsecondary students and adults to make a successful transition, whether it's planning for that first position, switching jobs, or taking a career to the next level.

Explore Kuder Journey 

Peterson’s Career Prep is an online resource that helps with creating a résumé, searching for jobs, and more.

Explore Peterson's Career Prep 

Events Designed to Set You up for Success 

As the only 100% STEM institution in the State University System, Florida Poly is fulfilling its mission through its high-demand graduates excelling in low-supply fields. 
We host a semi-annual event for students to connect with employers from across the country. This is a networking opportunity for students to land an internship or a job after college.

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