Career Services

  • The Meet the Firms Career Fair & Seminar is a unique recruiting and networking event for accounting students in the Mitchell College of Business.
  • Handshake logo plus options covered: employment, interviews, internships, and career 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.
▼   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.

▼   Resources On-Demand

Career Services has a variety of resources on-demand 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.

Mission: Career Services is committed to empowering students to make meaningful career decisions that lead to their lifelong personal and professional success. 


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