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The Career Center Library

The library has career materials and real-world resources for finding the career you want with over 12,000 occupations to choose from.

Job Choices - link

Job ChoicesExplore our free, online Job Choices 2013 e-magazine to use these helpful resources, and more!

  • Starting Your Job Search
  • 8 Steps to Job-Search Success
  • What Employers Want
  • Social Media in Your Job Search
  • Researching Employers
  • The Art of Writing Job-Search Letters
  • Build the Resume Employers Want (Including: Resume basics, what matters, applying online, resume tips)
  • The Veteran’s Guide to Developing a Resume
  • Interview Essentials
  • Uncle Sam Wants You: Federal Jobs and Internships for Students and Recent Graduates
  • Employment Opportunities

Job Choices Diversity Edition - link

Job Choices DiversityAlso take a look at our free, online Job Choices 2013 Diversity Edition e-magazine for more helpful resources!

  • From Classroom to Career
  • Building the Skills Employers Want
  • 10 Tips for Using Social Media in Your Job Search
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to a Winning Resume (with sample resumes!)
  • What Belongs There? Organizing Your Resume
  • Interview Dress
  • Sample Interview Questions
  • Selecting and Cultivating a Mentor
  • Employment Opportunities

Resumes for America - link

Resumes for AmericaWhether you are a current student or an SFSC graduate, you will find excellent free tools for creating a polished and professional resume and cover letter at this site. Then, forward your draft resume to our SFSC employment specialist, Loretta Jackson, for feedback and suggestions. Start now by registering at Resumes for America using your college (Panther Central) email address. (You must use only that email address to access this site, which is free to college students.)

Other Resources Available in the Career Center:
  • Information for in-state and out-of-state schools, both private and public.
  • Employer and career data files on local and global categories.
  • Career reference books, videos, DVDs, CD-ROMs, and website directories.
  • Books and videos to assist you in preparing resumes and cover letters.
  • Career guidance magazines and industry/occupational employment projection publications and salary guides.
  • Numerous desktop and laptop stations with Internet access.
  • Resume and cover letter writing programs.
  • Employability and career planning workshops, Get assistance with creation of a resume and/or cover letter, learn how to interview like a pro, find out about SFSC services, or explore your career options.
  • Career/job fairs in the fall and spring terms.

The Career Center is available to everyone in our community. You do NOT have to be a current or former SFSC student to visit the Career Center and use the resources it contains!

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