Career Services

 

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Whether you are a student choosing a college major or are a dislocated worker, career changer, or retiree, we have resources and services designed to assist you.

Career Services offers the following:

  • Career Assessments and Follow-Up Appointments
  • How to Use LinkedIn
  • Resume and/or Cover Letter Review
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career and Job Search Planning
  • Career Counselor Coffee Chats
  • LinkedIn Student Photo Booth

 

Schedule an appointment using Career Services Microsoft Bookings

 

Support for Workforce Training Program (SWFT) Career Support

SWFT is a short-term workforce training program at Parkland College providing wrap-around academic and career services. Visit the SWFT website for more information.


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Career Services Calendar of Events

Champaign County First Responder Recruitment Fair

Parkland College is hosting a job fair for first responders in the Champaign area on Saturday, July 9 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Dodds Athletic Center. 

Representatives from first responder agencies throughout Champaign County will be recruiting police, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs, dispatchers, security guards, probation officers, corrections officers, and more! To see the full listing of job opportunities and attendees, visit the Public Safety Officer Recruitment page. Please contact Public Safety if you have any questions.

 

August is National Back to School Month! 

Visit the Career Services table in the Student Union on Wednesday, August 17th, and Wednesday, August 31st in the College Center from 10 am - 12 pm for tips on how to choose a major and job search strategies.

Don’t forget to stop by the College Center and check out the Career Services display case.


September is Update Your Resume Month!

Visit the Career Services table in the Student Union on Wednesday, September 7th, and Wednesday, September 28th in the College Center from 10 am - 12 pm for tips on how to update your resume.

 

October’s focus is Career Wellness!

Visit the Career Services table in the Student Union on Friday, October 7th, and Friday, October 21st  in the College Center from 10 am - 12 pm for tips on career wellness.


November is National Career Development Month!

National Career Development Month is a time for students and employees to focus on their current or future career choices.