Career Services

Career Services can help you explore your career options. Whether you are looking for full-time, part-time, internships, or want to sharpen your job skills, we provide the tools that will help you with your career needs.
What we offer:
  • Assisting in interviewing techniques
  • Cover letter & follow-up letter writing assistance
  • Job search: Resources for job possibilities
  • Resume writing assistance & Reviewing your resume
  • Soft Skills enhancement

Career services has a wide variety of resources to assist with identifying career opportunities, finding up-to-date information on the latest job market trends, acquiring work experience, and developing job search skills for a successful transition from school to work.

Career Closet

Looking for that perfect outfit for the Job Fair? Or maybe you're starting a new job, or you’ve got an interview coming up and you need to dress to impress. The Career Closet has you covered! The Career Closet is located in Room 1K01 with a variety of new and gently worn business professional clothing - everything you need for a job, internship or interview.

All you need is to sign in; all items are free of charge and for students to keep.

Hours are by appointment only. For more information, please contact Dana Chacon at (815) 835-6294 or dana.j.chacon@svcc.edu

Glassdoor for Students
Career Overview pages – Research different industries and career paths relating to your major including occupational outlook, salary trends, and career demographics
Companies hiring new grads - Real–time information and job openings from companies that want to hire recent graduates
Entry-level and internship search – A job search that already filters open positions based on student experience level and role
LearnHowToBecome.org wants you to achieve your academic and career goals. Browse in-depth information about ways to pursue a variety of careers and how to conduct an effective job search. Review guides to writing eye-catching resumes, acing job interviews, volunteer opportunities and non-profit careers, and more. These guides include insight and advice from several experts and extensive research on different career paths. Peruse this section for a look at the education and training needed to begin – or advance – your career.

Contact Career Services located in 1M04 on the east end of the building just off the Dillon Mall for services.

For assistance in creating or updating your resume please click on the link below. 

Career Services Resume Worksheet

Additional Resources Available

Job Opportunities

Job Fair

Career One Stop

PathwayU is a program to help students find and navigate their purpose and path in life. In addition to career exploration materials, students can take assessments that will help them learn more about themselves and jobs that are a good fit. PathwayU has a "Job Search" feature that hooks up directly with Indeed to show you local jobs and indicate how strong a match it would be for you!

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Contact Information

Dana Chacon
Career Services and Community Education Program Coordinator