Career Services

Internships & Co-op COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Find your part-time or summer job at this fun and casual job fair! 
Be sure to stop by the Student Center Ballroom between classes to meet with on-campus departments and local employers to learn about the exciting possibilities available to all USA Jaguars. The relaxed style of the event means you are free to come in more casual attire.
  • "Una Notte Splendida in Giardino" means "A Wonderful Night in the Garden" in Italian!

The University of South Alabama Career Services would like to cordially invite you to La Dolce Vita: Networking & Buffet Garden Party scheduled for Wednesday, April 5th with check-in starting at 5:00 pm. This upcoming employer panel discussion and networking event is an opportunity for you to dress professionally, hear networking tips from industry professionals, and practice your networking & dining etiquette skills in a low-pressure environment.
  • If you have not done so already create your Handshake account to begin searching for a job or internship, register for career fairs and events,
  • Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.

Career Services Virtual Assistance

Providing you with compassionate and quality services continues to be our top priority.  Our services are available to you remotely and we are working closely with our employer partners to keep you informed of their plans.  We encourage you to review the following resources.

▼   Advising & Appointments

Career Advising Appointments

Our advisors are taking appointments each week.  You can choose to make an appointment to be in person, by phone, or Zoom meeting.  Schedule your appointment in Navigate South or email your appointment request to careerservices@southalabama.

▼   Digital Resources

Career Services has a variety of digital resources to assist you with exploring careers and majors, researching specific industries and companies and developing professional skills and competencies.

▼   Career Fairs & Events
All of our career fairs and events are a convenient way for you to connect with recruiters and employers.
▼   USA One Stop
An additional source of campus support and information during this time of transition is the USA One Stop.  

Career Services remains dedicated to you and your career development.  If we can be of any assistance to you, please take advantage of the above resources or reach out to us directly at (251) 460-6188 or!


Handshake is the university's platform to connect students, alumni, and employers.  Discover information on jobs, internships, co-ops, events, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.

Getting Started with Handshake

▼   Students and Alumni

Students and alumni access the Handshake - Students page for detailed instructions on the following:

IMPORTANT: We highly encourage you to update your resume prior to uploading to Handshake to ensure you have a quality document that is competitive for employment purposes. For information on perfecting your resume, view our Resume Writing page. To request a resume critique contact our office at (251) 460-6188 or

If you need additional assistance with Handshake go to Getting Started With Handshake for Students and Alumni or the Handshake Help Center.

Be aware of fraudulent job activity!  To avoid this from happening to you read the following.


Upcoming Career Events