The Job Placement Office is a unit of the Student Personnel Services Department, which assists students and alumni in their academic, career, personal and social development.
The Job Placement Office supports the academic goals of the college through our programs and services. We help students and alumni gain practical experience and prepare for today’s competitive job market. Our office provides placement assistance for part-time, full-time, summer, internship and volunteer positions free of charge. From personalized advisement to group workshops on job readiness skills, we strive to help our students and alumni become more marketable and reach their career goals.
Scheduling an appointment is not required. However, we recommend that you schedule an appointment if you would like to meet with a counselor.
Q. Will I be able to find a position which is flexible enough to work around my class schedule?
A. Many employers look to hire college students for part-time jobs and do work around their schedules. Be sure to read the job description carefully, to find out if the hours and days needed are listed as flexible.
Q. What are the different types of jobs that you list in your office?
A. We maintain a wide variety of jobs in many different career areas for our students and alumni.
Q. If I learn of a job through your office, will I be sent out on an interview right away?
A. You may get sent out on an interview the same day that you inquire about a job that is posted in our office. It is also possible, however, that an employer will schedule an interview with you for sometime later.
Q. Do I need to have experience to get a job through your office?
A. No, our office assists entry-level through experienced job candidates.
Q. What type of job should I look for, if I'm not sure what I want to do?
A. To begin with, try to determine your career goal by assessing your skills, interests, values, personality type and preferred work environment. Consider utilizing the Career Counseling and Testing Center (M-14) to help you.Answering these two questions may also help:
- What type of work do you think you want to do?
- Is there any type of work that you know for certain that you don't want to do?
Q. Do I need a resume when I come into the Job Placement Office to look for work?
A. If you bring in your resume it would expedite your job search, but it is not required. Additionally, there are resume guides in our office and counselors to assist you with preparing your resume.