Florida A&M University (FAMU)
C.C. Cunningham Career and Professional Development Center
The Florida A&M University Career and Professional Development Center is an integral part of the total education process. We are a team of dedicated professionals with the goal of assisting our students in their career development. We provide career counseling that will prepare and provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful careers in a variety of professional fields and/or pursue graduate studies.
We pride ourselves on assisting our students and alumni with making informed career related decisions. We offer an array of services, from career advisement to professional development workshops, to students and alumni that facilitate career exploration and professional development.
Our goal is to prepare and provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful careers in a variety of professional and occupational fields and/or pursue graduate studies.
The following components comprise the make-up of the Career and Professional Development Center and have been established to operationalize the mission:
- Career Planning and Development
- Employer Connections
- Experiential Learning & Education
- Research and Alumni Services
The Career and Professional Development Center also partners with companies nationwide in the public, private, government, and corporate sectors seeking to fulfill hiring needs for full-time and summer employment, co-op positions and internship opportunities.
The Employer Connections team is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of the Career and Professional Development Center by connecting our talented students with meaningful employment and experiential educational opportunities and developing partnerships with employers, administrators, faculty, and alumni on projects that enhance career opportunities. We facilitate networking opportunities for FAMU students and employers through a variety of career fair events, employer information sessions, etiquette dinners and many other special events and programs.
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