Remote Career Support

Parkland College stands ready to support our community members and students during this time of uncertainty. Whether you're a student choosing a college major or you've recently become unemployed, our new Remote Career Support initiative offers you a wealth of Career Services resources and services designed to get you back on track, including free career assessments, job postings, career tips, and more.

Use Remote Career Support for:

  • Exploring interests, skills, and values to select your college majors and career goals
  • Resume writing, interviewing skills, and other job search strategies


Email careerservices@parkland.edu for direct support help.


Brennon Hightower

Parkland College's Career Counselor, Brennon Hightower is available for assistance via email at bhightower@parkland.edu.

In light of the recent and widening COVID-19 outbreak, Parkland College is working closely with local businesses to connect our students, our district communities, and/or unemployed and displaced workers with job opportunities and resources during this challenging time.

Whether in person or remotely, please know Parkland College is here to support you: Today. Tomorrow. Together.

  

Local Companies Urgently Hiring:

Below are companies that are urgently hiring in the Champaign-Urbana area.


5 Job Search Engines and Resources for Current Employment Opportunities:

Below are job search engines to assist in your employment search. Before you begin your search, download 10 Job Search Tips as a PDF from Career Services.


5 Local Staffing Firms & Employment Agencies

Below are some local staffing firms and employment agencies available to assist in employment placement. Prepare by downloading Making Your “Pitch” Perfect as a PDF.

 

Resume Assistance

Below are immediate PDF downloads to assist you with your resume and cover letter.


Preparing for the Interview

Please keep in mind the following tips when preparing for the interview.