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Career & Life Planning

Meet With a Career Counselor

The Center for Career and Life planning assists students with resume advice, identifying and researching careers, graduate school advising, and general career readiness assistance. Students who are also looking to identify and apply for academic internships or who are interested in finding on-campus employment opportunities may meet with Career & Life Planning as well. 

How to Meet with a Career Counselor

Drop-Ins are available for students and alumni during the Fall and Spring terms Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Topics to discuss during drop-in hours include, but are not limited to, career counseling, internship search, student employment, resume review, and more. Come check out the new career studio and work on getting career ready!

Schedule an appointment online! Simply log into your Handshake account, create your profile and request an appointment directly from your homepage. Steps on how to create your profile and request an appointment can also be found on our Handshake page.

If you are unable to schedule an appointment, feel free to give our office a call at 407.646.2195, as we are happy to find a time for you to meet with us. 

Scheduling an outreach presentation is efficient for larger groups and organizations. If your group would like for us to present, fill out our Request Presentation form

Career Resources & Opportunities

Rollins Alumni have full access to our resources, both online and in-person, and we are happy to stay connected with you post-graduation! Not only do we offer face-to-face, telephone, and virtual appointments, but the Handshake platform provides you with constant access to a variety of career-related resources and job postings.

Online Resources

Handshake – Use your Rollins College user name and password to search for jobs and to access online resources that Rollins subscribes to. Handshake also provides an avenue to connect with alumni; its messaging capabilities allow alumni to reach out to other students/alumni with similar career interests.  

Firsthand – Use Firsthand to research company profiles and industry overviews, and to access career guides, interview advice, and more. Log in via Handshake.

Big Interview – Practice with both general and industry specific interview questions from the comfort of your own space. Big Interview has expert coaching to help you prepare for your next interview through live video recording and replay. Log in via Handshake.

Rollins College Alumni Directory – Find and connect with Rollins alumni working in your field of interest. – Maximize your alumni connections through LinkedIn which allows you to search for alumni by major, industry, employer, location, and skills. Another avenue for maximizing your alumni connections is the Rollins College Alumni Group.  You can also request to join affinity Rollins groups, which are based on industry and major. 

Additional Resources

Career Studio- Come drop by and check out the new Rollins CCLP Career Studio, your one-stop shop for drop-ins help with resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn, internship and job searching, and more, all without an appointment! 

Career Studio Drop-in Hours Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

General Career Advising (One on One) Alumni have access to one individual appointment with a career advisor per semester, based on staff availability. Note that the months leading up to graduation (March through May) are particularly popular for appointments, so please keep that in mind when scheduling.

Private Career Counselors & Coaches

For more general and immediate career assistance, feel free to reach out to the following partner organizations:

Career Source Central Florida

National Career Development Association Directory

National Board of Certified Counselors