Career Services

It's never too early to start thinking about your career plan. As an App State student, you have access to a dedicated career coach who can provide educational resources and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

Whether you are exploring majors or searching for employment, the following career services will prepare you for success throughout your time at App State and after graduation.

Meet Your Career Coach

Geralyn Mitchell

Geralyn Jordan

Associate Director / Career Coach
Reich College of Education

Schedule an Appointment

Connect with your Career Coach through Handshake for help with the following:

  • Major and career exploration
  • Resume and cover letter development (example resume)
  • Job and internship search strategies
  • Graduate and professional school preparation
  • Networking
  • Navigating LinkedIn
  • Mock/practice interviews
  • Career fair preparation
  • Salary negotiation
  • Professional presence preparation
  • Service and gap year programs

Career Fairs & Events

App State's Career Development Center hosts a variety of career fairs and events each semester to help students hone their professional skills and secure employment opportunities.

Access the center's list of upcoming events and use Handshake to register for those that interest you.


Career Development Center

Career Development Center

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center serves all students and alumni pursuing various future professional endeavors. Their services include resume reviews, career coaching and exploration, job and internship search assistance, and other tools to achieve life and professional success.




Handshake serves as our online career services portal that provides easy access to job and internship postings, on-campus recruiting, career fairs, employer contact information and scheduling coaching appointments.
Log into Handshake

Student Employment

Student Employment can help you identify and obtain on- and off-campus part-time jobs, as well as Federal Work-Study positions, and will process on-campus employment paperwork.


Internships are an opportunity to gain valuable experience and make connections in the professional fields you are considering for a career path. Learn how to find, apply and secure your next internship.

Graduate & Professional School

Are you considering graduate or professional school? The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies can help you learn more about your options and how to best prepare for that next step.