Where do I begin?

Learn your options.
Tell your story.
Uncover your future.

HOW CAN WE HELP?

Which Describes You?

Student

Improve your résumé.
Search for jobs.
Network with employers.

Alumni

Back on the job hunt?
Seeking to hire a wildcat?
We can help.

Faculty/Staff

Schedule a presentation.
Update your headshot.
Refer an employer.

Employer

Searching for educated, high-quality employees?
Let us connect you.

Build Relationships through the ACU Career Center.

The ACU Career Center serves as a liaison between you, our valued employer, and our students. We are committed to providing you with the employment services necessary to meet your organization’s needs.

Students & Alumni,
the ACU Career Center
is here for you.

Abilene Christian University students and alumni have access to dedicated career success professionals as well as a variety of resources and tools to help identify a career.

Tools & Resources

Handshake

Find internships and careers.

Handshake is the official résumé and job posting service of ACU.  It is available for students, alumni, and employers.

Strengths Finder

Discover your strengths.

The Clifton StrengthsFinder is a free resource provided to students, helping them discover and maximize their strengths.

Optimal Resume

Improve your résumé design.

Optimal Resume is a free interviewing system that allows students to record themselves answering interview questions.

Career Explorer

Explore careers and majors.

CareerExplorer is a free career test that helps you choose the ideal career path based on your skills and qualifications.

Resource Guide

Full Career Guide

Your source of information from creating cover letters and résumés to graduate school preparation and interview tips

Our Services

ACU provides resources to help you navigate the process of preparing for a job interview.

Interview Prep

Let our team walk you through the interview process, exploring common interview questions and examples of the best answers.
Get Started

Résumé Assistance

A quality résumé is your key to getting a job interview. Get help from our team of experts to market your skills in a clear, concise manner.
Begin

Optimal Resume Tutorial

Learn how to use Optimal Resume with this step-by-step tutorial. We’ll walk you through all you need to know to prepare for your interview.
Learn More
Explore. Prepare. Execute. Achieve.

Four Year Career Plan

EMPLOYERS

Looking to Hire a Wildcat?

Thank you for recruiting at ACU! The ACU Career Center serves as a liaison between you, our valued employer, and our students. We are committed to providing you with the employment services necessary to meet your organization’s needs.

Handshake is the official résumé and job posting service of ACU.  It is available for students, alumni, and employers.

Faculty & Staff Resources

Request a Presentation

Career Center staff are available to present in your class on a variety of career development and job search topics.
Submit a request online >

Resource Guide

A tool explaining everything from how to create cover letters and résumés to grad school preparation and interview tips.
See the Guide >

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule an appointment with one of our staff to share resources or even come talk to you class.
Go to Link >

Refer an Employer

We love to hear about organizations who are interested in building a relationship with ACU.
Please fill out our referral form >

ABOUT THE CAREER CENTER

Our Team

Jill Fortson,

MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, CPRW

DIRECTOR
Brooke Nichols
CAREER NETWORK SPECIALIST

Where to Find Us

Visit Us in Our New Location
Swing by for a cup of coffee and a chat at our new location on the main floor of the Brown Library.
Call:
(325) 674-2473
Location:
Brown Library Room 261