Log in to Handshake with your Auburn University user id and password to:

  • View and apply for part-time jobs, internships, co-ops, and full-time positions
  • Sign up for on-campus interviews with employers coming to campus to hire AU students
  • View career events and employers attending
  • Access valuable resources and tools available to you as an AU student
  • Schedule appointments to meet with University Career Center staff or other career services network partners

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Use VMock to analyze your resume and receive feedback on various aspects of your resume, such as impact, competency analysis, and bullet level feedback. If you are a student in the Harbert College of Business, enter here instead.

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Create an InterviewStream account to practice your interview skills anywhere, any time. Select questions, record multiple interviews and review to polish your responses. For your convenience, computers are also available in the University Career Center for student use.

You MUST use your Auburn e-mail address to create your account. (e.g. aubie@auburn.edu)

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Be bold and network! CareerShift is the pro-active resource for your job search. Search, store, and organize: jobs, contacts in companies, Auburn University alumni, targeted alerts, create targeted company lists, store documents, and email targeted contacts. Tutorials are available to learn more about this robust resource.

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GoinGlobal Country and City Career Guides are the ultimate job seeker’s guide! Packed with country-specific information, as well as US/Canada city-specific information, this massive research tool contains more than 80,000 resources for finding employment at home and abroad. Each Guide has been developed by a local career specialist and is updated annually.

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Career Fair Plus is the platform being used to host all fall 2020 career fairs for Auburn University. Create your account and upload a resume to share with employers. Check out the list of events and select times to speak with your favorite employer representatives.

FOCUS is a self-paced, career and education planning tool. This program enables you to self-assess your career-relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. Use "auburn" as your access code when creating a new account.

TypeFocus (FREE) assesses your personality type and incorporates it into personalized reports that offer insight into the following topics: career choices; job readiness, interpersonal skills, personal branding, and learning styles.

The Strong Interest Inventory ($30) matches your interests with the interests of people who have been in career fields at least three years and are happy with their work. It takes about 30 minutes to complete this 317-item inventory and results are discussed with a career counselor.

You must schedule a career assessment interpretation session with a career counselor to receive your results.

Clifton Strengths ($30), formally StrengthsFinder, is based on positive psychology: helping individuals identify, develop, and use their strengths on a regular basis is more beneficial than focusing on overcoming weaknesses. The assessment helps you recognize your unique talents and learn how these talents can be used in your everyday life to maximize the potential for personal growth and career satisfaction. Takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Must meet with a career counselor during an appointment to get access information.

Whether you are exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website offers a lot of great resources. Learn typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.

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Candid Career provides thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy-to-use website. Candid Career is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. These 1-3 minute videos are a great way to learn more about potential jobs/careers from the comfort of home.

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Created by career counselors in the University Career Center to address all of your job search questions. This useful guide will give you insights on creating resumes, CVs, and cover letters in addition to addressing interviewing, dressing for success, personal branding, negotiating, and transitioning to the world of work. For a paper copy, drop by the University Career Center and pick one up for free.
The Pathway Major Guides were created by University Career Center Career Counselors with the help of faculty and advisors across campus. These simple guides will let you know what you need to be doing each year at Auburn to better prepare for success upon graduation. In addition, check out possible career options and job/internship listings on a live feed.

Last modified: September 18, 2020