Career Advising and Events


Career Advising and Events

Dedicated to working with student veterans, our Academic/Career Advisor can help you find the right major, minor and even career. This includes learning how to gain professional experience in your field while you are attending UCF. Our career counselor can also assist you in finding information about employers, developing a successful resume and practicing your interview skills.  Additionally, the Veterans Academic Resource Center offers programs geared toward career readiness and employability.

Veterans Career Week

Look for this week long program of employer information sessions, employability presentations, and networking opportunities, held every fall and spring.

The employers participating send their Human Resources and Recruiting Staff to participate. Veterans Career Week will host discussions, question and answer panel sessions around the following topics:

  • Industry and Recruiting Trends
  • Military to Civilian Transition

During these panel discussions, you will have the opportunity to learn about strategies to improve your job/career search and gain employment. Additionally, various employers will have individual breakout rooms designed to engage and network specifically with you. 

Employers may also choose to present workshops or career development sessions such as resume critiques and mock interviews.

Why Attend This Program:

  • Students: 
    • Learn valuable skills such as resume writing, job search strategies, interviewing practice, and networking techniques.
    • Connect directly with employers who are recruiting UCF student veterans.
    • Discover career opportunities and pathways with valued employer partners.
  • Employers:
    • To fill your open positions with individuals who bring desirable qualities such as leadership, diligence, and collaboration to any team!
    • Veterans Career Week is designated to provide you a direct connection to our UCF Student Veterans with these desirable qualities!
    • For more information and register your company for this event please contact:
    • Sponsorships or Door Prize Donations for this event please contact:
      • Joshua “JJ” Johnson, Student Resource Specialist II, UCF Veterans Academic Resource Center – Joshua.Johnson@ucf.edu

Exploring careers? Check out our employer partners below and review their career opportunities!

Need assistance with your job search? Check out these resources:

VARC Interim Career Advisor: 

Joshua "JJ" Johnson, Assistant Director

Phone: 407-823-2707

Email: Joshua.Johnson@ucf.edu

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