A CAREER COACH IN YOUR CORNER
CollegeAmerica’s Career Services provide education, support, and coaching for our students from the beginning of their programs, and on through their careers.
Our advisers work with each student to provide the one-on-one coaching and advice they need. It’s personalized and powerful. And for the CollegeAmerica student, it’s free.
HOW CAREER SERVICES MENTORS YOU
When it comes to helping you in every phase of starting and developing your career, we have the resources to guide you. One of our advisers will work with you and provide the one on one coaching and advice you need. It’s personalized and powerful. And for you, the CollegeAmerica student, it’s free. But that’s not all—even after you graduate, it’s a free service you can take advantage of!
LEARN SKILLS FOR EFFECTIVE JOB HUNTING
Imagine an energy shot that gives your career a powerful boost right out of the gates. That’s what it’s like when you utilize Career Services to help you on your job-hunting journey. Our advisers want to help you launch your career as fast as possible and see you flourish. We will help you hone your job-hunting skills with customized advice. We will help you find work now, if you need a job while still in college.
SOW THE SEEDS OF SUCCESS
Job fairs. Seminars. Career classes. Development programs. Mock interviews with actual managers and executives. We provide all this, from day one of your degree program, to help you excel. Not only that, but if your field demands certifications, we can help you in getting them and paying for them.*
MASTER THE TOOLS FOR CAREER BUILDING
First, you’ll need a killer résumé. Then you’ll need to showcase yourself through a portfolio that spotlights your greatest accomplishments. But it doesn’t end there. You’ll want to master networking in person and through social media. And to wrap it all up, you’ll need to confidently sell your abilities in interviews and come across as a true professional. We’ll help you with all of it and give you the tools you need.
SUPPORT TODAY—AND BEYOND
Graduation from CollegeAmerica does not mean the end of the support we offer you. Even after you’ve moved into your successful career, we are still here for you. Alumni can still use our Career Services department. If you find yourself back on the job market, we’ll help. You can even take classes from your degree program again for free!
CREATING A RÉSUMÉ
If you don’t have a résumé, we’ll help you create one. And if you have one, we’ll help you give it a facelift. Your adviser from Career Services will help you choose what to highlight and what to omit, so you can craft a document that will grab attention and get you the interview.
NAIL THE INTERVIEW
Don’t get nervous for job interviews; get prepared! We’ll help make interviews much less stressful by getting you ready to answer the hard questions. You’ll be able to showcase all your strengths and demonstrate how you’ll bring value to the organization. With individual mentoring, you’ll be the one who stands out. We’ll also teach you how to conduct salary negotiations!
HUNTING FOR THE JOB
Effective job hunting is a specialized skill in and of itself. Pounding the pavement without a solid game plan in place can get really discouraging really fast. Let us help you avoid the frustration and learn how to find the right jobs, whether you want to search on foot, online, or both.
GROW YOUR NETWORK
The job market can get confusing; it takes the right skill set to jump in and find the position that’s right for you. We know it can get discouraging out there. We’re here to help you create a game plan and teach you how to effectively hunt for the jobs you want.
EXPAND YOUR NETWORK
Establishing and expanding a professional network is key in today’s world. We’ll show you how to do it and how to get the most out of it. Career Services advisers will help you map out the best strategy for creating a network, offline and online, so you’ll have the connections that will lead to new opportunities.