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Distance Education Services

The Career Resource Center is here to assist all UF students and has many online resources available to assist Distance Education students with career exploration and planning. We provide many resources and services to you at a distance but also welcome you to come into the Career Resource Center for assistance when you are on the Gainesville campus.

Online Resources:

The CRC Website

Connect with us by accessing our many services and databases available through our website. Students can find a listing of our services and events, as well as log into Gator CareerLink from the site. For a list of services, click the More button below.

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CHOMP

Selecting a major and deciding what you want to do after graduation might seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. The Career Help fOr Major Planning (CHOMP) program was designed to help you through this process with ease. If you're ready to find a major or consider different career paths, follow the link below to get started. CHOMP is a do-it-yourself process and a great way to start exploring your options.

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Certified Gator Professional

Certified Gator Professional (CGP) is a series of personal and professional development workshops that review skills needed to succeed in a professional setting. Complete the four CGP workshops to help you develop strategies for your job search, craft your brand, and understand expectations when working in a professional environment. Upon completion, you will be recognized as a Certified Gator Professional, reflected in your Gator CareerLink profile.

CGP is available in an in-person format or through an online module. Upcoming dates for in-person sessions are listed in Gator CareerLink under Events/Workshops.
To begin the online CGP, please click here.

Note: The workshop formats cannot be combined – they must be completed either all online or all in person. For questions, please email exped@crc.ufl.edu.

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Career Roadmaps

We created a series of career roadmaps, grouped by areas of interest to assist you as you explore majors and careers, prepare for internships and start to search for opportunities.

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Grad Student Services

As a graduate student, you will face challenges that differ from those you experienced as an undergraduate. You might need to write a CV, want to know about an academic interview or need specialized job search assistance. We can help! We've compiled tips, examples and other job search resources to help you get started. Browse through the many resources and get started with your job search.

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Job Postings in Gator CareerLink (GCL)

Gator CareerLink (GCL) is the online portal for all things CAREER. It is a comprehensive database of hundreds of jobs, internships, co-ops and fellowship opportunity postings available to students and alums. Postings include information about the employers, job descriptions, positions available, position requirements, and instructions on how to apply. Log in to Gator CareerLink today to see all of the opportunities available to you, by clicking the Gator CareerLink link below.

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Social Media

Connect with us through Facebook, Twitter, or our Vimeo page. Our office provides resources, job postings, and hosts interactive activities through our Social Media outlets

Networking Events and Careers

As a distance education student, you can access to attend all career fairs and networking events targeted to connect UF candidates with employers. The CRC coordinates and partners with numerous organizations to host career related events on-campus and virtually for all students. From our home page, click on our event listing or access our upcoming events in Gator CareerLink.

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Information Sessions and Workshops

As a distance learner, you are eligible for any on-campus CRC service, program or event. At any time you can come to campus you can take advantage our services just as any other UF student. Workshops and information sessions are a great way for candidates to learn about resources, opportunities and skills available to support the career development process. Workshops on a variety of topics are held at the CRC and are presented by professional CRC staff and employers. From our home page, click on our calendar or access our upcoming events in Gator CareerLink.

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On-Campus Recruiting

Many top employers post positions and then hold interviews for those selected in the CRC or Reitz Union. Take advantage of this service by applying online. If you cannot travel to campus, many employers will work with the Career Resource Center to make arrangements for an online interview with candidates.

Distance Career Planning Appointments

Career Planning appointments allow you to discuss your career questions with a staff person through a phone call or Skype appointment. Sign up for an appointment through GatorCareerLink, on our home page, and indicate that you want the session via phone or Skype.

Virtual Mock Interviews

Our online mock interview program, powered by Interview Stream, allows you to practice your interviewing skills in a private setting. You can search for industry specific questions, look at potential ways of answering questions, and use your webcam to record your practice interview. To access the service, log into Gator CareerLink and click “Interview Stream” on the far right of the portal.

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My World Abroad

My World Abroad is resource for everything related to working, interning and transitioning to a global work culture. As a UF student, enjoy your free access to a world of opportunities and international resources.

Develop your International IQ, build strong cross-cultural skills and learn about international job hunting – these credentials will prepare you for future work in the global economy. Find the international program or position that fits your style with more than 1,800 pages of information and 3,000 resources and employer profiles. This easy-to-use interactive online guide provides thousands of practical strategies as well as tips, quizzes and videos. Start building your global career skills today! Register for free access to My World Abroad.

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