1. Offices & Services
  2. Office of Vocational Discernment & Career Development
  3. Students

At FranU, we want our students to be prepared for life after graduation, whether that be a career or continuing their education. We provide the following career services to our current students:


We offer a wide range of services to students, including assistance with:

  • Deciding on majors and careers
  • Starting/updating resumes and cover letters
  • Discovering job and internship searching techniques and resources
  • Searching and applying for graduate programs
  • Developing interviewing skills
  • Locating career information

One-on-one Career Appointments

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Career and Vocation Services (CVS) follow these simple instructions:

  1. Log into College Central
  2. Click on "Contact Us" (on left hand navigation bar)
  3. Click on "Email"
  4. Type “Appointment” in the subject field. Then provide details about what you are needing support with in the body. Someone from our office will follow up with you within 24 hours.

You may call our front desk at 225-490-1620 or stop by our office located on the Student Services Annex, Ste A

Career Exploration

Career exploration begins with career information. Choosing a major, pursuing an internship, attending events, and joining student organizations are all pieces of the puzzle.

Before jumping into any one decision, be sure that you know your options and a plan of action for your undergraduate years. Download the 4-Year Career Development Plan and schedule a brainstorming session with your advisor or Career Services.


Understanding your interests, skills, values and personality is essential to career exploration and planning. A good career decision is made by considering many aspects of who you are; including your strengths, interests, skills, values and personality. A variety of types of assessments are listed here to measure these traits. You are looking for a “fit” between who you are and the career or major you choose

Not every assessment works for every person. But, if you take a variety of assessments you begin to see a pattern. That pattern is what we are looking for. Listed here are tools you could use to get more information about yourself.

TypeFinder Personality Test (Basic)
This free personality test reveals who you really are. Discover the 16 personalities created by Myers & Briggs, test your personality type, and find your strengths.

*Schedule an appointment with CVS to take the full assessment.

Career Personality Profiler (Basic)
This free 15-minute career test measures key personality factors to show you the exact careers that suit your strengths. Based on the powerful Holland Code and Big Five systems, for accurate results to get you started on the right career path today.

*Schedule an appointment with CVS to take the full assessment.

My Next Move
What do you want to do for a living?

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Other Career Resources

HIRE (Louisiana Workforce Commission)
HiRE is the Louisiana Workforce Commission's improved self-service system.
HiRE provides employment services that were formerly available in the Louisiana
Virtual One Stop

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations!

Labor Market Information State by State
Labor market information includes statistics on employment, wages, industries, and other factors affecting the world of work. The links from The Riley Guide take users to labor market information for the individual states so that data can be compared across states.

Job Search

College Central
College Central connects students to entry-level, part time and seasonal jobs with simple, all-device friendly tools that are both powerful and easy to use.

This database is a compilation of most job postings culled from the Internet and provides an easily searched database by keyword and geographic area.

Simply Hired
Simply Hired is a vertical search engine company based in Silicon Valley, and we're building the largest online database of jobs on the planet.

Career Builder
This one-stop is a great resource with a wealth of information from how to begin a job search to what to do when land the job you want.

Louisiana Job Connection
Our innovative matching system is designed to connect qualified job seekers with Louisiana job opportunities that best fit their skills and experience.

USA.gov is an online database of government jobs.