FAQs

 

SERVICES

Q. What services are offered in the Career Center?
A.  Career Services offers:
   
For our Students:
     Meet with a Counselor/Advisor
     Take an assessment
     Develop a resume
     Prep for the interview
 
 For Everyone:
      Job Fairs
      Resume Rallies
      Workshop series
      "My-Jobs" Online Job Database
 


Q. Do I have to be a student to use your center/services?
A.
  Job Fairs, Resume Rallies, most Workshops, and our online job database "My-Jobs" services are open to everyone.

 

Q. Are services free?
A.
Yes, all services are offered at no cost. If you do not have a current COC student parking permit, be sure to purchase a parking permit when visiting, good in any student lot.

 
 

Q.  Do I need to make an appointment?
A.
.  Appointments are needed to visit with an Advisor one-on-one. Walk-ins are accepted, if staff is available.


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CAREER EXPLORATION


Q. How can a career assessment help me?
A.
  A career assessment can help you narrow down your choice of careers to something you will ultimately be happy doing, based on your interests, abilities and values. It can also help you narrow down your choices for a college major if you are undecided.


Q.  Is there a cost for the assessments?
A.
  No, assessments are currently offered at no cost.

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JOB CAREER SEARCH


Q.  Do you hold job & career fairs?
A.
Job & Career Fairs are held in the fall and the spring. Please check our website for specific days, times and locations.


Q. Do you have resources available to learn more about specific career areas?
A.
  We have a career library containing books on specific career areas, and with examples of resumes and cover letters. We also have a “Resources” link on our website with numerous links for exploring careers and for job hunting.



Q
. How can you help me to prepare for my next interview?
A.
In addition to one-on-one practice, we offer the online program “Perfect Interview” to practice and fine tune your interview skills.


Q
. If I am a current student at College of the Canyons, how can I get a job on campus?
A.
Student employment information page:
http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/StudentEmployment/Pages/default.aspx

 

Q. Where do I go to look for job postings?
A.
Go to our online job database www.canyons.edu/myjobs

 


 

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Your advisors are:
CaraNissen, Career Advisor
Tiffany Nakawatase, Career Advisor
Nancy Medina, Career Counselor
Alisha Kaminsky, Career Counselor