Stephen F. Austin State University


Free Services Available to Alumni

The mission of Stephen F. Austin State University Center for Career and Professional Development is to assist students AND alumni in the development and implementation of life-long career decision making and job-search skills in order to maximize career satisfaction and employment opportunities through quality programming and services.

As alumni, you can request appointments, participate in on-campus recruiting, attend job fairs, and utilize our physical as well as online resources - all for free!

Career Closet HomeBase Services Mock Interviews
Career Coaching Interview Skills Professional Document Critiques

Career & Industry Exploration

InterviewStream Professional Profile Review

Career Inventory Interpretation

Job & Internship Search Virtual Interview Room Reservation
Graduate School Guidance Major/Minor Exploration Access to all career fairs, presentations, & workshops at SFA

As a graduate, finding a new position or starting a new career journey can be intimidating. We are here to help you through this transition. Here are a few elements to think about and take action on: Updating or creating a well-written résumé and cover letter; ensuring your professional references are in order; preparing for interviews and follow-up interviews; negotiating salaries and benefits; and reviewing your online presence to assist in your job search.

Would you like help getting started? Check out our Finding a Job resource - a collection of helpful information that will assist you in your job search. Alumni are encouraged to use the Jobs4Jacks (Handshake) database to search for great opportunities and to request a career coaching appointment - we are here to help!

To access these services, activate or log into your Jobs4Jacks (Handshake) account using the link to the right of this page!


As a member of the SFA family, you know the quality education and leadership skills Lumberjacks take with them into the workforce. Why not put those proficiencies to work for you and your company, literally?

SFA's Center for Career and Professional Development can help you #HireLumberjacks by offering:

Are you ready to get started? Here's how:

  1. Create a Handshake Employer account by clicking the "Employer Access" button on the right of the page.
  2. Connect with SFA
  3. Thoroughly read the CCPD Recruiter Guidelines
  4. Post full-time, part-time, and/or internship positions

The CCPD team will review all postings before they are live for students and alumni to apply.

Feel free to give us a call at 936.468.3305. We are happy to help!