- Is an online, interactive, self- guided career and education planning system designed to help you make decisions about your future career goals and education plans.
Handshake - Handshake is the career platform for more than 9 million college student at over 500+ schools. Discover favorite jobs from over 250K employers, with representation from 99% of the Fortune 500 including top financial institutions, cutting edge tech companies, leading design and marketing companies, and non-profits saving the world. Job recommendations are curated based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history. You can also schedule appointments with the Malone Center for Career Engagement and so much more.Job Search Webinars
- A series of video workshops that cover topics including resume and cover letter writing, job searching, interviewing, networking, and more.What Can I Do With This Major?
- This website allows you to see that majors actually open doors to a broad spectrum of occupational fields rather than limiting career options.
- A state-of-the-art resume development tool designed to help you create a resume sure to get the attention of employers.
Optimal Cover Letter
- This builder will help you easily and quickly create a professional letter to introduce your resume. It will also help you in creating other job search correspondence.
- This module will allow you to prepare for and fine tune your interviewing skills. If you have a Web-cam you are ready to go.
- The portfolio builder helps you create an on-line gallery of your work. It offers multiple options to display media relevant to your job search.
- The Resume GPS is a database of searchable resumes. An employer searches for the kind of candidate they are looking for and sees matching resumes. This is an "opt-in" part of Optimal Resume.
- The official online networking program for Furman University is housed in the LinkedIn website. To identify and correspond with Furman alumni, join the Furman University Alumni
group and begin networking today! This site is for the exclusive use of Furman students and graduates. Also look at the Furman University Page
on LinkedIn. To request a list of alumni from the Furman Alumni Office please use this form Alumni Request Form
- Opportunities in Public Affairs
The Malone Career Center on Facebook
- Social networking site with information on services and events provided by the Office of Career Services.
Furman University International Career Network
- A Facebook group designed to assist with networking with Furman alumni located internationally. Be sure to check the discussion board for names and contact information.
- The Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Tools to assess your interests and values and how they relate to work and academic environments.Ferguson's Career Guidance CenterInternship Office
- Visit the Furman Internship Office website for information on internship opportunities.
Career Information Sites
- A variety of resources on detailed descriptions of occupational fields including job duties, educational requirements, salary information and related occupations.Jobipedia.org
- Career Advice from America's Leading Companies
Job Search Sites
- Links to sites for the recent graduate, industry specific sites, jobs by geographic location and jobs by newspaper postings.
Vault Career Insider
- This online library provides access to industry and company profiles. The profiles give you an inside look at company and industry trends and strategies that will boost your job prospects.Glassdoor.com
- An inside look at jobs and companiesBuzzfile (Employers by Major)
- Guide to who is hiring for your major.Career Center Job Search Handouts.