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Your Future Is Not That Far Away!

The ACU Career Center is here to help students honor God by engaging in the exploration and preparation to achieve “good-fit” career goals. We are here to assist you with a variety of topics including: resume and cover letter assistance, interview preparation, internship and job search strategies, and more.
We are located on the 2nd floor of the Hunter Welcome Center.
For general information and questions, call us at 325-674-2473 or email us at careers@acu.edu.

 

 

mugshotJill Fortson, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP Director,  jill.fortson@acu.edu
Jill came to ACU in 2005 and joined the Career Center team in 2011. As part of her role, she works with both undergraduate and graduate students to connect them with internship opportunities as well as post-graduate employment opportunities and prepare them for life after graduation.  Jill is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®), SHRM-CP, MBTI practitioner and Gallup Strengths Educator. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Big Country Society for Human Resource Management and has a certificate in professional mediation.

Brooke-007Brooke Nichols Career Network Specialist,  bpn11a@acu.edu
Brooke began her tenure as an employee at ACU in 2011 and  joined the Career Center team in 2013. As part of her role, she coordinates and manages Career Center events and projects.She works to support, strengthen and create employer relationships creating opportunities for our students locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally.She also provides assistance to students with career planning and preparation. Brooke is a 1994 graduate of ACU where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with a specialization Reading.

 

Screen Shot 2016-04-30 at 1.12.00 PM Our Student Team
Peer Advisor: Audrey Hethershaw, Speech Pathology graduate student
Peer Advisor: Maddock May, Accounting and Finance major
Peer Advisor: Hayden McHan, Accounting and Finance  major
Marketing Assistant: Daniel Vensel, Management and Marketing major
Office Assistant: Rowdy Riggins, Management Major

 

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I got the internship at USAA! Thank you so much for everything you guys have done for me. You guys are truly amazing.

Alexandra Thomas (2017)

…you helped me refine my interview skills, and ultimately get hired. You have an uncanny ability to empathize with others and build on their strengths, which in turn stimulates their confidence and shows them that they are all capable of achieving success”
Jim Davis (2015)

USAA has had tremendous success with the students we have recruited from the School for Information Technology and Computing (SITC) at ACU. Whether they are recruited for our IT intern program or as full time employees, we have found that the students have been academically well prepared and easily integrate into our corporate culture. In addition, the support we receive from the ACU Career Center, SITC faculty, and university administration makes the recruiting process at the school an efficient and positive experience for us and one that we hope to continue well into the future.

Chris Courtright

USAA