Discover & Explore a Career

The journey to a career and a rewarding job requires developing goals and planning.

Discover: What do you want to study at CFK and where will it take you?

Plan: Planning for your future begins now.

Take Action: Speak with an Academic Advisor to assist you in selecting appropriate courses.

Determining which career path is best for you is an important decision. You are not alone as you try to figure out what your own personal goals and aspirations are. Research shows that the average person will explore at least three different career paths in his/her lifetime. The Career Planning and Internship Office is here to assist you in making this important decision.


Handshake is a tool to help you find the jobs that you are looking for! This is a direct partnership between our school and the employers that are in our area and throughout the country. The attached documents give further insight into what Handshake is and the process to signing up. Signup now to get started on your next job search.

Career Exploration

The College of the Florida Keys uses multiple tools that allow students to make a personal account to explore career interests, aptitudes and current opportunities in Monroe County. Students may also build their resumes, prepare for jobs or internships, and create a career portfolio.

Career Workshops

Resume instruction is offered by appointment in the writing center or in your classroom. The CFK Library also provides resources for interview techniques.

Job/Career Fairs

The Career Planning and Internship Office hosts a career fair each spring term. Partners from Monroe County are present to offer job and internship opportunities to CFK students.