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Employer-In Residence Program

The Employer In Residence Program (EIRP) provides an inclusive venue for employers to host on-campus and/or virtual activities where students will gain career-related information and advice from industry professionals. The objective is to provide quality, professional experiences that prepare students for future success with companies and organizations. Gold and Garnet Partners are given priority registration for designated EIRP dates each semester. 

Employer Benefits

  • Introduce your organization to a diverse student population
  • Improve exposure and campus visibility with faculty, staff, and/or campus partners
  • Pay it forward by preparing our future leaders
  • Effective indirect recruiting method
  • Stand out in a sea of employers
  • Preparing students for the internship/job search will increase the quality of student applications 

Proposed activities and sessions must provide:

  • The opportunity for students to practice and attain ProfessioNOLE Competencies https://www.naceweb.org/career-readiness/competencies/career-readiness-defined/
  • An inclusive space where students can build their network 
  • The opportunity for students to gain knowledge about the featured employer including career paths, alumni success stories, and/or Diversity, Equity & Inclusion highlights
  • Students with direct feedback from industry professionals on career-related materials such as resumes, cover letters, portfolios, mock interviews, job or internship applications, etc.
  • Students career advice from industry professionals to guide them in their career journey

Recommended activities and sessions:

  • Virtual or on-campus mock interviews
  • Virtual or on-campus resume critiques
  • Interactive sessions and/or demonstrations for students to receive advice on dynamic career-readiness topics
    • Seminole Success Stories that highlight FSU alumni in unique career paths
    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sessions that allow students to envision themselves as part of your organization
    • Candidate preparation activities
    • Coffee Chats or Meet Ups where refreshments or meals are provided to students, Career Center staff and/or Campus Partners by the employer
  • The FSU Career Center employer relations’ team embraces fresh, innovative programming so employers should feel free to suggest alternative activities that have proven successful

Dates and important details:

  • EIRP will be held on designated dates during the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Considering class schedules, large Career Center events, and student traffic, EIRP will not be held during August, September, December, and January.
    • The Career Center reserves the right to change program dates and limit the number of participating employers.
  • For Spring 2023, we will accept employer interest forms from November 7 to December 16, 2022
  • EIRP dates for Spring 2023: February 21, March 7, March 28, and April 4, 2023
  • It is important employers understand that students receive hundreds of emails and advertisements for campus programs and happenings each day so it is likely that organizations without an established brand could go unnoticed.
    • Although the Career Center will provide marketing support for EIRP, it is the responsibility of the employer to build a strong campus brand that will attract their target audience.
    • The Career Center empowers employers to:
      • Tag @fsucareercenter on social marketing for EIRP
      • Connect with Career Center Liaisons and Registered Student Organizations
      • Utilize websites like LinkedIn to proactively engage FSU students
      • Take advantage of a dynamic, robust employer profile in NoleNetwork
      • Research your target audience to develop effective marketing practices

    Employers who wish to participate should complete this form:


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