Career Services

 

Contact Career Services

Library/Learning Resource Center
Room LC 131
(440) 366-4076
careers@lorainccc.edu

Career Services Hours

On Campus Services

Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Virtual Hours (Phone, email, virtual meetings)

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Live Chat Hours

Monday   9 a.m. to noon
Tuesday  9 a.m. to noon
Wednesday   noon to 3 p.m.
Thursday  9 a.m. to noon
Friday   9 a.m. to noon 

 

 

 

Ways to Connect

Schedule an Appointment

 

Career Workshop Series

Our virtual career workshop series will help you adapt your job search, job preparation and networking skills in these changing times. 

Work-Based Learning Orientation

Work Based Learning (WBL) is an opportunity to translate classroom theories into practical applications on the job, which is completed for academic credit. WBL is a paid experience that is facilitated by a faculty advisor which includes academic coursework. This session will cover the timelines and requirements associated with WBL. WBL Orientation is offered weekly by Career Services.

Registration: Registration through CareerLink: Event and Workshop Registration

Resume Basics: What Makes a Good Resume?

Your resume and cover letter are your personal sales tools to market your qualifications to prospective employers.  Learn the key ingredients to improve your current resume and cover letter and how to make yours stand out among the competition. Resume Basics is offered by Career Services twice monthly. The next virtual sessions scheduled are:

Registration: Registration through CareerLink: Event and Workshop Registration

Career Connect: Taking the Next Steps in Your Career or Job Search

Attendees will meet virtually with Career Development Specialists to learn about ways to connect with career resources, individual coaching, and local employers through virtual meet-and-greets or job fairs. Attendees will develop a plan for how to prioritize their career development and job search activities.  Career Connect is offered four times per month by Career Services.

Registration: Registration through CareerLink: Event and Workshop Registration

Resume Writing In Changing Times

Your resume and cover letter are your personal sales tools to market your qualifications to prospective employers. Learn the key ingredients to improve your current resume and cover letter and how to make your documents stand out among the competition. This session will highlight Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and using strong keywords on your resume.  Presenters will also describe the importance of communicating relevance of skills in job change/career change.

Formats: Live Webinar & On-Demand Resources available through Canvas: Career Services Workshop Resources
Live Webinar: 45-minute presentation with 15 minutes of dedicated Q&A
Registration: Through CareerLink: Event and Workshop Registration

Your Skills, Your Future: Transferable Skills In Changing Times

Are you trying to break into a new field or shift with the economy’s hot jobs, but feel unqualified because of your unrelated experience or degree? Before you sell yourself short, take time to analyze the skills you do have. Watch and learn how your skills can absolutely transfer into new, in-demand jobs.

Format: On-Demand Recording (45 minutes) available through Canvas: Career Services Workshop Resources

Interviewing In Changing Times – Preparation

Interviewing well takes three steps – preparing, practicing and performing. This session will cover the first step – preparation.  Get the job you want by learning how to promote your skills and accomplishments to potential employers during the interview process. This session will introduce different types of interviewing (situational, behavioral, technical) and how to respond to frequently asked and difficult to answer questions. In these changing times, employers are incorporating more technology into their hiring practices and this session will cover online assessments, phone and video interviewing.

Format: On-Demand Recording (45 minutes) available through Canvas: Career Services Workshop Resources

Interviewing In Changing Times – Performing Well

Interviewing well takes three steps – preparing, practicing and performing. This session will cover the final step – perform.  Interviewing successfully means being able to highlight your best attributes, show confidence and authenticity, and demonstrate your professionalism.  This session will help you perform at your best during your upcoming interview.

Formats: Live Webinar
Live Webinar: 45-minute presentation with 15 minutes of dedicated Q&A

Registration: Registration through CareerLink here: Event and Workshop Registration

Networking in Changing Times

Networking is a strategy that many jobseekers use to find out more about an industry or profession, learn about current job openings, seek feedback on a resume, and strengthen professional connections. In an environment where social distancing is the norm, common forms of career networking have shifted.  This session will cover multiple strategies for growing and strengthening your professional network, with an emphasis on using technology to connect with others.  We will also cover how to develop a “personal pitch” that communicates who you are and the value you bring to an employer.

Formats: Live Webinar

Registration: Registration through CareerLink here: Event and Workshop Registration

Career Q&A Virtual Meet-Up

Career Services staff members will facilitate a virtual Q&A session with faculty members and industry professionals to discuss their fields and how they got where they are now.  Learn what careers might interest you and what you need to do to be successful in that career path.

Formats: Live Webinar
Live Webinar: 45-minute presentation with 15 minutes of dedicated Q&A

Registration: Registration through CareerLink here: Event and Workshop Registration

 

Everything you do in college, from choosing classes, to writing papers, taking tests is really preparation for your career. LCCC’s Career Services can help you to identify the career that best fits your goals and interests – and when you are near graduation, we are here to prepare you for your job search to help you land your dream job.

 

Choosing a Career or Major

Choosing a major is a tough decision. With so many factors to consider, it can be a challenge to decide now what you want to do with the rest of your life. Our Career experts can provide you with the tools to make the best choice in your college major.

  Discover more about our career planning services.   
  

Landed a New Job?

Let us help you celebrate your accomplishment. Whether your new position is full-time, part-time, or an internship, each new job takes you one step closer to reaching your career goals.  Please take a moment to share the details of your success by completing the form in the link below.  

Career Success Form

 

Getting Experience

You’ve settled on a major, you’re pursuing your education and you have a plan. That plan should include getting some work experience while you’re in college. We have options that will help you gain valuable work experience while you’re working on your degree or certificate. Consider replacing or supplementing your current income with a paid internship for college students. Let us help you to get started with your college internship and real world experience.

  Explore opportunities for paid internships.    
  

Finding a Job

Great jobs are out there, so let us help you find them. The job search process takes a lot of work and planning. Whether you are a student, graduate or member of the community, we are here to help you find a great job.

  Let us help you find a great job.

 

Commodore Career Closet

Need an outfit to make the right impression for your job interview, first day at your internship, or other professional opportunity? The Commodore Career Closet can help! The Closet provides gently used business attire for students and alumni for job interviews and/or internships. 

 

Get Started Today

Our career experts are available to help you identify your career path, prepare you for job search, and help you land the job that’s right for you. 

Call today at (440) 366-4076 or email careers@lorainccc.edu to make an appointment so we can get to work making your dreams come true.