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Center for Career & Professional Development

Developing professional skills, post-college readiness and providing career opportunities

Available to alumni and currently enrolled SFA students, the Center for Career and Professional Development puts on a series of free events and workshops every semester that are awesome opportunities to prepare our students for their next step in life. Faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend all of our events to network with employers, support our students and learn more about services offered by the CCPD.

Employers, visit our Recruiting at SFA page for information on registering your organization.

Upcoming Events: Fall 2021

Professional dress is required at every career fair unless otherwise noted. Other workshops or presentations offered by the CCPD do not require professional dress.

Need professional clothing? Visit our career closet on the 3rd floor of the Baker Pattillo Student Center, room 3.302, to view the inventory or borrow an item.

Extra Open Office Hours

We will have additional open office hours as the Career Fairs approach. Stop by BPSC, room 3.302, during these times without an appointment for document critiques, borrowing clothes from our Career Closet, Career Fair prep and more.

Special Open Office Hours

  • 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 7
  • 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 12
  • 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13

Fall 2021 Regular Open Office Hours

  • 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays
  • 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays

What is a career fair?

A career fair is the ultimate venue for securing your internship or full-time employment after graduation. Some fair are geared toward all majors, and some events are tailored to specific industries. These events are open to students and alumni of all majors to discover careers, learn about employers, network with recruiters, distribute résumés and reap the benefits! Be sure to set a positive first impression for yourself and SFA: dress professionally!

Handshake account

You will need to log into Handshake with your mySFA credentials to register for events. Click on the appropriate event name to learn more about each event and to register.


Résumé Check Point
Stop by our resource table anytime for a quick review of your résumé. You can bring a printed copy of your résumé or show us a digital copy on your laptop or phone.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 in the Baker Pattillo Student Center
Register and learn more

Teacher Job Fair
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 in the HPE Complex
Student/Alumni Attendee Registration | Employer Registration

Career and Internship Fair | All Majors
1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand and Twilight Ballroom
Student/Alumni Attendee Registration | Employer Registration



Center for Career and Professional Development
Staff directory

Physical Address:
Baker Pattillo Student Center
Room 3.302

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13032, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

CCPD: Compliments or Complaints, Questions

Compliments or Complaints? Tell Jack!

Tell Jack is designed for you to tell us about any concerns, complaints or compliments about your experience at SFA. You can also use it to recognize individuals or departments that have provided you with excellent customer service.

Questions - but not sure whom to ask? Ask Jack!

College can be a confusing time. If you have questions but aren't sure whom to ask, Ask Jack.

If you would prefer to meet personally with the Dean of Student Affairs, utilize one of the following options:

  • Schedule an appointment by calling 936.468.7249
  • Visit the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.105 during open office hours: 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays