Career Services Updates (August 2019)
August 7, 2019
Mark your calendar!
ACC Fest: Saturday, November 9th, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, HLC 4000
Our annual college & career exploration event, ACC Fest, is scheduled for November 9th at HLC. This event provides departments throughout the college an opportunity to showcase learning opportunities associated with their programs to the Central Texas community. Each department is encouraged to bring interactive and engaging materials, demonstrations, and technology to expose attendees to the many exciting possibilities available through ACC. Please indicate interest and submit your request for any special needs as soon as possible. Register Now!
NEW! Strategies for the Job Seeking Community
This free, 4-week course delivers comprehensive, digital job search training for students and alumni looking to re-career or move up, and re-entering job seekers. Classes are highly tailored, providing one-on-one career advising, navigation, and success training. Topics covered include targeted resumes geared to pass employer automatic tracking systems (ATS), interview practice, LinkedIn training, salary negotiation, and more! Employer panels round off each class, offering participants time to interact and network with local employers seeking to hire. Hosted at the Highland Campus, the course meets 2 hours, twice a week. Daytime and evening options offer targeted support to meet the demands of Austin’s competitive job market. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Career Resources for Faculty
Career Services offers support, training, and resources for faculty including class presentations, support services for job fairs by program area, and employer relations. Our specialists are available for class visits and will tailor presentations (topic, length) to meet your class needs. Presentation topics include an overview of Career Services, Career Exploration & Planning, Resume & Cover Letter Best Practices, Job Search Strategies, Career Readiness Competencies, Interview Preparation, and more. Email email@example.com to schedule a class presentation and visit our website at www.austincc.edu/career for an overview of our resources.
Career Services for Students
Career Services provides strategic career guidance, resources, and programs to help students strengthen academic and career goals, establish career plans, develop job-search skills, and make successful career transitions. Our team provides individual career counseling sessions, resume review and interview prep, job & internship search assistance, and labor market research resources. Students can schedule an appointment at www.austincc.edu/career. Visit our events calendar for ACCelerator Career Ready Workshops, job fairs, and networking opportunities for students.
Director, Career Resources
Pamela Saez, MA
Director, Digital Skills for Today’s Jobs
Strategies for the Job Seeking Community