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.
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!
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