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Services for SFSC Students

Services for SFSC Students

SFSC’s Career Development Center offers a wide array of FREE supportive resources to help you successfully negotiate your career journey. Our Career Center is most effectively viewed as a place to visit early and often!

These services may be of interest to you if…

You are a New SFSC Student
  • Access the SFSC online application.
  • Access the FAFSA (financial aid) application.
  • Complete your new student orientation (mandatory prior to registering).
  • Take a campus tour (individual or small groups, by arrangement).
  • Get tutoring on the use of Panther Central and D2L course management software.
  • Discuss career exploration and selection of a college major with a career counselor.
  • Use our computers, printer, and fax machine (free of charge).
  • Obtain referrals to other support services on campus to meet your individual needs.
You are an Established Student at SFSC
  • Find out about experiential learning opportunities (Internship, Cooperative Education, Work-Study)
  • Search for jobs on-campus or in the community to help defray educational expenses.
  • Learn about opportunities to explore the world of work through volunteer and service learning activities.
  • Use our computers, printer, and fax machine (free of charge).
  • Enjoy our modern, newly renovated Career Center as a quiet space in which to study and complete homework.
You Will Soon be Graduating from College
  • Explore advanced career options using our wide variety of occupational resources and online databases.
  • Explore programs and admission requirements at upper level colleges and universities.
  • Find out about the baccalaureate and graduate degree program options available in our SFSC University Center.
  • Apply for college or university admission online and get help with preparation of your personal statement essay.
  • Begin your search for that first job in your new profession.
  • Work with our advisors to create your resume and/or professional portfolio.
  • Prepare for job interviews by participating in mock interview feedback sessions and employability skills workshops.
You Want to Enhance Your Current Career or Explore a New Career Direction
You are Looking for Part-Time Employment
  • Check the Career Center Job Postings for part-time student jobs and/or work-study positions.
  • Ask about opportunities for paid or unpaid internships.
  • Inquire about whether a Work-Study position could be appropriate.
    • Work Study provides part-time employment to help students earn funds to assist with educational costs.
    • The Work Study Program allows students to work in SFSC departments assisting with clerical work, staff support, and other duties as assigned.
    • Students earn minimum wage for a maximum of 15 to 20 hours per week.
    • A limited number of positions are available each term.
Sign up for one of our free workshops!

  Topics include:

  • Orientation to Career Center Services
  • Career Exploration Tools and Techniques
  • Charting Your Future - Career Planning Basics
  • Use Labor Market Data to Guide Career Decisions
  • Search for a Job Like a Pro!
  • Create Your Traditional Resume
  • Use a Functional Resume to Highlight Your Transportable Skills
  • Interview with Polish - Tips, Techniques and Practice
  • Presenting-You! Develop your Professional Portfolio
  • SFSC's Gems and Jewels - Services and Support for Students
Career Development Center
South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

To contact us:
Phone: 863-784-7410
Fax: 863-784-7319
careercenterjobsearch@southflorida.edu