The Career Services Office offers programs and services that network students, employers, alumni, and faculty, while training and preparing students to be servant leaders and ethical professionals. The Career Services Center supports the mission and goals of Johnson University by helping students realize their God-given potential by exploring and developing academic and career plans that are rooted in their faith and values. In partnership with alumni, parents, and employers, the Career Services Center develops informational and experiential networks that support career exploration.

Services we offer

Career counseling
Workshops and events
Assistance with job searches
Information regarding internships and experiential education
Professional development

JUTN Career Services

  • Eubanks Activities Center 320
  • Michael Moore, Director of Career Services
  • 865-251-2347

JUFL Career Services

  • Library
  • Garrett Thompson, Assistant Director of Academic Support and Career Services
  • 407-569-1340

 

Faculty and Staff

The Career Services Office is here to help every student. Please refer students who need our help! We can help students who are trying to decide on a major; students who aren’t sure what they can do with their majors; students who need help exploring career options; graduating students who want to find their first job after graduation; and students headed to graduate school who want feedback on their personal statement or help with interviewing.

The Career Services Office is also available to speak to your class, residence hall, or student group on a variety of subjects related to careers, calling, and employability. We try to accommodate all requests, but all requests must be submitted at least two weeks before the desired speaking date. Email in Tennessee and in Florida!

Academic Job Searches

If you are interested in a job in higher education, we can help you prepare! Visit the links below to get started or make an appointment with our office in Tennessee or Florida to discuss your next steps.

CV Writing
Lingo for academic job searching
How to write a statement of teaching philosophy
Academic 360
Higher Ed Jobs

Distance Learners

Whether you’re enrolled at Johnson University Tennessee, Florida, or Online, we offer many resources for distance learners at all stages of their career development, job search, and career management process. Give yourself the extra competitive edge by taking advantage of many of the same services our on-campus students have.

Learn about majors and careers
Write resumes and cover letters
Discover interview tips to land your co-op, internship, or full-time job
Register online to post your resume and search jobs or internships
Check out a list of in-demand job descriptions

Career Counseling Appointments for Distance Learners

Trying to decide on your choice of major, concentration, or career? Contact our Tennessee or Florida office to schedule an appointment with our team. We can help with any career-related issues and can also discuss your self-assessment results through online or telephone appointments.  Are you coming to the Knoxville or Kissimmee area on a business trip or for vacation? Please contact us in advance for an in-person appointment!

Students with Disabilities

There are a number of resources that can help you explore careers, find jobs, and understand your rights. For more help with your disability, contact the Academic Support Center on each campus or visit our Disability Services pages.

Resources

AbilityJobs: Dedicated to employment of people with disabilities by providing a system for finding employment.

Careers and the DisABLED Magazine: In addition to a magazine, this site provides job postings, lists of companies that are actively recruiting, and a database where you can post your resume.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities: Nationwide online job posting and college student resume database system that allows students to register for available jobs, internships, and/or co-op opportunities.

Getting Hired: Job search and networking for people with disabilities.

National Business and Disability Council: Includes a section for job seekers to post resumes and search job listings as well as information on career events, internships, and job searches.

Office of Disability Employment Policy: Resource for policy updates, career fairs/events, and general information.

Workforce Recruitment Program: Recruiters come to campus to interview qualified students for a national database of prospective employees.

ADA: Resource for understanding your rights and responsibilities under the law as a person with a disability.

Disability.gov: Information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide including employment, housing, benefits, health services, and more.

Veterans

There are a number of resources that can help you explore careers, find jobs, and understand your rights. Visit the links below to get started or make an appointment with our office in Tennessee or Florida to discuss your next steps.

Resources

Military & Veterans Career Center: Provides job search, resume posting, salary calculator, networking, job hunting tips, list of employers looking for military experience, and many other resources.

Vet Jobs: Provides job listings, ability to post resumes, job search tools and tips, employment assistance, and other resources.

Transition Assistance Online: Career site for military veterans that provides job search, employer listings, Veteran Career Fairs, transition tools, and other resources.

Career One Stop: Connects veterans and transitioning service members with listing of job banks specifically for veterans and spouses, resources for starting a business, and more.

US Office of Personnel Management: Provides job search tools and information for veterans seeking jobs with the government.

USA Jobs: Provides job opportunities, training assistance, and resources for veterans interested in federal government careers.

Troops to Teachers: Provides advising and referral services to military personnel interested in becoming teachers in public education, including teacher certification requirements, programs leading to certification, and employment opportunities.

Military Connection: Provides virtual job fairs, job postings, scholarships, loans, and salary calculators for all military branches.

Writing Military-to-Civilian Resumes

Translating Military Experience

Possible Twitter Groups to Join:

  • “@IdealMilHire”: Ideal Military Hire
  • “@USDOL”: US Department of Labor
  • “@Wbveterans”: Welcome Back Vets
  • “@Recruitmilitary”: Recruit Military
  • “@USJFCOM”: US Joint Forces Command
  • “@Greenjobs4vets”: Veterans Green Jobs

Women Students

According to recent studies, on average women earn 77% of what men earn in comparable careers; this gender wage gap has not improved in the last 10 years. Women are about 50% of the workforce, but only 4.2% of Fortune 500 CEOs and 38% of management.

Our Career Services Offices can help women students explore career opportunities and prepare for success. Click the links below to get started, and make an appointment with our office in Tennessee or Florida to discuss your next steps.

Resources

Career-intelligence.com:  An online career resource for women by women offering multiple tools and resources including assessment and career planning information, resume and cover letter tips, career counseling, and more. Free to job-seekers.

Career Women: Online career center for women including a job bank, resume bank, career resources, advice, and more.

Dress for Success:  A nonprofit organization that provides interview suits to low-income women seeking employment. No fees are charged, either to the member organizations or to the women served.

Scholarships for Women:  A site containing helpful information about scholarships for women and how to apply for them.

Single Mother Grants and Scholarships: Find single mother grants and discover if you qualify for financial aid and scholarships.

Ministry and Employment Opportunities

Since 1893, Johnson University has provided a quality, affordable Christian education to those who want to impact the world in the name of Christ. Johnson graduates use their education and internship experience to make a difference in the lives of others.

Students and alumni can view jobs and internships, upload résumés, and access a number of career services tools.

Employers have the opportunity to post job listings and internship opportunities here at no cost. Increase the chances of getting the right person in the right role at your church or organization by listing your opening here!

 

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