Career Services | Hodges University
  • Jama Thurman, Career Services Manager in her Fort Myers office.
  • Career Services

    The mission of the Hodges University Career Services Office is to provide services that will enhance the ability of students and graduates to achieve life or career objectives by acquainting them with the skills, resources and experiences that support the ongoing evaluation and pursuit of educational, career and employment opportunities.

    To achieve its mission, the Career Services Office supports the following principles:

    • To encourage students to engage in self-assessment through a variety of resources.
    • To provide students with the necessary resources to obtain occupational information.
    • To assist students in the exploration of the full range of employment opportunities.
    • To prepare students to present themselves effectively as qualified candidates entering the workforce.
    • To provide students with counseling services related to a variety of career issues.
    • To consider special populations and their career development needs in the development and delivery of services.
    • To assist in the placement of students/graduates in their chosen field of study and to track the results.
    • To adhere to the Principals for Professional Conduct as presented by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    Outreach services include participation in local career fairs, presentations in classes, and meetings with prospective employers. Services provided by the Career Services Office are available free of charge to all registered students and graduates.

    Student Assistance

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    • One-on-one counseling
    • Career assessment (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
    • Assistance in resume and cover letter preparation
    • Job search and networking assistance (Find out How to Organize Your Job Search)
    • Exposure to employer information, including Employer Spotlights
    • Self-directed learning packets
    • Posted job opportunities
    • Workshops on various career related topics
    • Mock interviews
    • Access to alumni network

    Employer Assistance

    • Post your company’s job opportunities
    • Add your company's website link to our Local Employers’ page
    • On-campus recruitment through the Employer Spotlight Program
    • Free advertisement of special hiring events
    • Participation in job fairs
  • Jama Thurman
  • Need Help?

    Career Counseling
    Jama Thurman
    Career Services Manager
    Student Development
    4501 Colonial Boulevard, Building U
    Room 170F
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
    Phone: 239-938-7815
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