Career Connections

Whether you’re a current student or alum, Career Connections is ready to help you plan for and achieve your career goals. We provide the tools needed to help students Prepare, Empower and Connect to the world of work. Our dedicated team identifies and engages employers who have an interest in recruiting our students for full-time and part-time employment, as well as internship and externship opportunities.

Through individual appointments, empowerment workshops, seminars and special events, you can learn how to create a better résumé and cover letter, job search strategies and practice interviewing skills.

Career Connections offers traditional career counseling in conjunction with innovative methods to prepare students and alumni for career readiness and professional development through:

  • Events for Job Seekers, such as employers recruiting on campus, job search workshops, interview and career fairs
  • Career Guidance offering individual coaching and consultation with our staff
  • Work-Study Programs that connect students with employment on and off-campus to offset educational costs
  • Tools for Career Seekers for interview preparation, online job boards, career exploration and planning (NOTE: make sure you are logged in to MyCCP to access our tools—Handshake, Big Interview and Virtual Job Shadow)

What’s Available?  

  • Individual appointments and weekly walk-in hours
  • Assistance with résumé, cover letter and career information
  • Online workshops, job fairs and special programs on job search issues
  • Online services for résumé posting and job search
  • Mock interviews for interview practice and critique
  • On-campus recruitment with local employers
  • Computer lab for work on résumés, cover letters and job search
  • Access to online resources for career research: Virtual Job Shadow, Big Interview, Handshake, Bureau of Labor Statistics and O’Net Assessments (via Virtual Job Shadow)—and so much more
  • Regional Center visits for career and job search assistance
  • Assistance building a professional social media presence
  • Event and resource information here

Alumni Services

Career Connections can assist you with these job search resources and services:

Employer Services

The Career Connections Department provides many services to employers, including:

Our Staff

  • Ayanna Washington, Director
  • Alicia Wilson, Office Administrative Associate
  • Beverly Halsey, Manager of Employer Partnerships
  • Nick Miller, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator
  • Kari Scott, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator
  • Khadeshia Edens, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator
  • Alexis Mercado, Career Connections Pathway Coordinator - CATTO Scholarship

Location

Hours Location Contact

Fall and spring semesters
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Virtual walk-in hours:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Center for Business and Industry, Room C1-34

215-496-6176

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