Professional counselors with expertise in the job search process and
years of experience are available to help with your job search. Every
effort is made to assist you in finding work to pay for your education,
to gain practical experience in your chosen field and to find full-time
career-related employment upon graduation.
Westchester Community College Job Board
The Career & Transfer Center has partnered with College Central Network,
to give students and alumni numerous on-line services. Job seekers can
register on-line and view job leads on local internships, part-time,
full-time and seasonal positions. Students can upload their resumes into
a database, email their resumes to employers for the job postings that
interest them and have employers view their resumes. Additionally there
is a portfolio module that allows job applicants the opportunity to
present their art work, video and graphic images in digital format.
Other Job Boards
There are hundreds of job boards on the Internet. We provide links to
some of our favorites.
Job Search Skills
Most job-hunters think there are basically only three ways to go about
the job-hunt: resumes, ads, and agencies. Actually, there are fourteen
according to Richard N. Bolles author of What Color is Your Parachute?
and a leading expert on the job search process. His web site
www.jobhuntersbible.com has practical suggestions that will greatly increase your
chances of landing your job of choice.
Learn To Write A Resume
to view and download our new and improved
Resume Guidelines .
Learn Interviewing Skills
to view and download our new
are 10 tips for a successful interview strategy.
Federal Work-Study Program
See here how students who are eligible for work/study funds through
their financial aid package can work on or off-campus. Through the
America Reads/Counts program, students can work as tutors in
elementary schools, YMCA/YMHA or community centers. Community
service positions in non-profit organizations are also available.
Co-op/Internship Work Experience
in “real world” experiences related to your interests and career
goals? Then this program is for you! The Cooperative
Education/Internship Program at Westchester Community College is an
experiential learning program that provides opportunities to gain
career related work experiences while completing a degree. The
Program bridges the gap between theory and practice and has prepared
students for success in their chosen profession since 1994. Contact
the program coordinator for more information on this program.
students with disabilities which include job opportunities and coaching.