"This experience has been the bridge between theory learned through curriculum, and real-world application."
"You cannot be afraid to fail, and when you do fail you need to examine that experience and learn from it."
"Working along with Florida Highway Patrol has increased my ability to know more about the criminal justice system and increased my passion to continue my education and professional work."
"Be a sponge. Soak up as much knowledge as possible, it will not only make you a more in-tune employee, but it will also contribute to your personal growth journey. It is important to listen, actively participate, and ask questions for clarification when needed."
"This experience has provided me with direct exposure to help me confirm that a career in marine research and conservation is exactly what I want to do in the future."
"The Career Center was an extremely helpful resource when polishing my resume which eventually helped me land my internship opportunity."
"My goal is to make a more efficient world through the use of technology."
“The experience I have had at Danfoss has lead me to completely reorganize my process of thinking on my feet, to solve industry projects in the most efficient way possible."
“I like the work I do and the people I work with, and hope that my career will lead me to similar working environments.”
"It has been extraordinary living in Morocco for the past three months and engulfing myself in a different culture has made me more culturally aware. I can only imagine the experiences I would have in different countries.”
“While this internship aligned with my general career goals from the start, it has helped me realize the type of content I hope to produce professionally one day.”
"This summer I will be the first African American female to obtain a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from FSU."
"I am working directly with NASA on developing the next generation of materials for the Mars mission through the US-Comp collaboration."
"Without the resources provided by the Career Center and other FSU departments, I don’t believe I would’ve been as successful with my job search as I was.”
"The path to reaching your goals isn’t supposed to be easy; however, The Career Center at Florida State University is the perfect way to streamline the process.”
"This research experience gave me a lot of field work experience that will be very valuable for me after graduation in my field.”
"This experience has solidified my passion for design and equipped me with the skills to begin my career confidently.”
"I am beyond thankful for this field research experience and for receiving the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship that made this experience possible.”
"Handshake was crucial in obtaining my internship in that this is where I found the InternFSU opportunities.”
"Through my part-time job, I learned skills that will make me more marketable to employers in my field.”
"My internship with the Democratic National Committee helped solidify my future.”
"This internship has changed my life. Thanks to the money I’ve made through personal sales in this position, I am able to graduate debt free.”
"I participated in a mock interview at the Career Center that allowed me to better prepare for when the real interview came.”
"I got hands-on experience in my field working with kids and made great connections with my co-workers and therapists at the practice.”
"The Career Center helped me organize my resume into a one page, professional snapshot of my experiences when I applied for Student Body President.”
"My internship with Zoo Miami helped clarify my career path and strengthened my love for wildlife!”
""Gaining experience through internships is the best way to first, rule out experiences that may not be right for you and to secondly, find your passions before investing in your future.".”
"This experience helped me gain real work experience and allowed me to apply my classroom knowledge from FSU in a professional capacity."
"I used Handshake, which is an awesome Career Center resource, to apply for and obtain my internship through InternFSU.”
"Assume you are qualified and apply even if you may not be, as we are prone to undervalue our experiences and abilities as undergrads.”
"I attribute my part-time job to Seminole Futures, the FSUshadow program, and the time I spent at the Women in Accounting meetings.”
"The Career Center made the job search process so much easier, and I had my job secured before graduation.”
"Take in every small lesson and benefit from your part-time job to reflect on how it has helped you grow and how you can get more out of the experience.”
"Participating in an internship my freshman year gave me experiences that I could take with me to the classroom to guarantee success.”
"During my job search, I frequently visited the Career Center for help with my resume, cover letter, and portfolio, and also participated in a mock interview with my Career Liaison.”
"I used the Career Center’s Experiential Certificate Program to reflect on and recognize my accomplishment.”
"Having started as an intern with Domi Station and moving into a paid position has pushed me to reflect on my overall experience.”
"Working as both a full time hourly associate and a full time college student taught me the value of time management.”
"My internship experience helped me grow in tremendous ways both academically and professionally.”
"Get involved in professional organizations to develop those relationships to ensure your success. Later on, you can give back and mentor someone else in the same position.”
“The FSUshadow program helped me see first-hand the different departments of IT and allowed me to receive a job with the company that I shadowed for the day.”
"I had several internships at FSU, all of which I found through SeminoleLink. Two of my three internships turned into full-time offers!”
“The amount of skills and experience I’ve been able to add to my resume has helped me stand out above most other students and helped me obtain more job offers and positions than my peers.”
“I learned a lot from the professional environment, meetings, seminars, and conferences that I was able to attend and I was able to make a lot of connections in laboratories and companies.”
“I went to The Career Center to get help on my resume, which helped build the strength of my resume. My resume gained organization and professionalism.”
“The Career Center helped me because they prepared me to look professional and feel confident in my skills and knowledge, as well as what I could contribute to the organization that I applied to.”
“I believe each of these experiences have prepared me for a variety of employment opportunities.”
“I think the biggest thing I learned from my experience at Raymond James is the value of networking and company culture.”
“Being in a career that I enjoy is very important to me and this internship helped me realize that I would like to be a Hill staffer after I graduate.”
“Through this internship, I found that I really enjoy working with patrons, and I would like a job in the future that allows me to work with a lot of different people.”
“This truly was an eye opening experience that exposed me to the work ethic expected in such an intensive field that will set me apart in any future position.”