Downtown Student Affairs Update

ALERT: UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown Campus remains open; however, some resources and service offerings may be altered or changed. We’re here to support you! To learn more about how each area is serving students during this time, please visit the Fall 2020: What’s Open at UCF Downtown page for the latest updates.

Coronavirus Update: For the latest information and updates from each institution regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit their respective pages found below.

Downtown Career Services

Career Services has numerous resources and services to offer as you search for the right major or prepare for your job search. It’s never too early or too late to work on your professional development plan. The more time you invest in this process, the more likely you are to achieve your goals.

Scheduling an Appointment:

  • UCF students should log in to their Handshake accounts, select “Career Center” and make an appointment based on availability, paying careful attention to make sure they’ve selected the “In-Person Downtown Campus” option OR a virtual (i.e. Zoom) option. No matter your selection, appointments will take place over the phone or via Zoom this semester.
  • Valencia College students should fill out this brief survey to begin the process of scheduling an appointment once we return to in-person operations. In the meantime, Valencia College students can seek career advice from their counselors here.

Services Offered:

Practice Interviews: Simulated interview experience and immediate feedback.

General Career Advising:

  • Resume Writing
  • Resume Review
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Cover Letter Review
  • LinkedIn Building
  • LinkedIn Critique
  • Career Planning

Job Search Strategies: Resources and advice to assist you in your job search.

Graduate and Professional School Preparation: Questions about the application process/timeline and general questions about preparing for graduate school.

Upcoming Events:

More Events


Phone Mon-Fri: 8am - 5pm (by appointment)
Location UnionWest at Creative Village, Room Second Floor

Drop-in hours for the fall 2020 semester will be virtual (Zoom) each Thursday from 2-4pm. Students can use the following link:

Staff List

Courtney Pelfrey

Assistant Director, Career Services