Below are some of the most frequently asked questions of our office. However, if you cannot find the answer to your particular question, please do not hesitate to contact us – we are here to help! Call (254) 526-1106 or email  career.center@ctcd.edu

 

Q: Does the Career Services office "place" or "get" people jobs?

A: No. The office does not serve as an employment agency. The office helps you develop the "tools" (resumes, letters, job-searching, interviewing, etc.) so that you can find suitable employment.

Q: What are some of the services provided by Career Services?

A: Check out our "About Us" page for a list of our services.

Q: Do you offer federal resume assistance? 

A: No. We can offer  local or online and webinar resources about the federal resume writing process.

Q: I am nervous about going on a job interview, can the office help?

A: Yes. We can conduct a mock interview. Students should dress professionally, have a completed resume, and an have idea of the type of job for which they are interested in interviewing.

Q: I'm not sure what career I want to explore. Does the office provide any "tests" that might help me to decide?

A: Yes. The Career Services Office does provide the MyPlan Assessment to help you in exploring a career opportunity. Career counseling is available by appointment upon completion of the assessments.

Q: Do you provide academic counseling? What Degree Plan should I be on?

A: Academic counseling is handled by the Academic Advisors located in building 119. Visit their webpage for more information. 

Q: Do you have any job postings?

A: Yes! You can register to use our online job board at College Central.com, sign up for on-campus interviews, begin networking with professional people, go to campus career fairs, start using Internet job resources, and initiate contact with employers who you wish to work for.

Q: Does the Career Center offer workshops on the services they provide?

A: Yes. Programs and workshops are available throughout the semester by contacting us (a 10-day notice is required).

Q: Do you have to be a student to take a typing test with your office? How much is the test? How long is the test? How many times can I take the test? Will I get a copy of the test? Where are you located?

A: No, Typing Tests are open to everyone at no charge. The typing test is 5 minutes. You may take the test as many times as you would like (within normal business hours). Yes, we will print a CERTIFIED copy of the test. We are located in Bldg. 118, Suite 6.