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Career Services Overview
By the end of this presentation,
      you will be able to:
• Understand the services offered through
  the NWTC Career Services office
• Navigate the Explore Careers website to
  look for jobs and find job search tips
• Register for TechConnect
    NWTC Career Services offers free career
     search assistance to all students and
• Interest assessment tools
• Resume and cover letter writing guidance
• Interview coaching and practicing
• Job Search Strategies including our on-line recruiting software –
• Career Fair Preparation
• Business etiquette advice
• Networking Skills
 A resume is your first chance to show an employer
            you are the best candidate.
• Resumes can be submitted for review via email to or dropped off in the career center (SC235)
• Approximately 1 week turnaround time for reviews

  An employer will spend less than 30 seconds reviewing
  your resume before deciding “yes” or “no”
Mock Interviews are a great opportunity to become
        familiar with interview questions
• The mock interview will consist of a 45 minute one-
  on-one appointment
• The interview can be a generic interview or practice
  for a specific position

      Walk out the door with specific
        strategies to increase your
         interviewing confidence
In addition to resumes and mock interviews, Career
Services has all the tools necessary to help you find
                       a job.
We can help…                        Expand your job
                                     search- Online
• Research                             job posting
                                   boards (including
  companies/employers                 TechConnect)
                                    only show about
• Develop a networking plan         40% of open jobs
                                      in the market
• Review job search websites
• Research salary information
 Student Success Development Series
Ready, Set, Work – 10/3/11
Plus 50 Career Development – 10/17/11
Tools to Secure Employment – 10/26/11
Portfolio Development – 11/9/11
               Healthy Career Choices
September 12th: Fall Into Career Services
First 20 students to visit Career Services can pick a healthy snack to kick start the day!

October 6th: Resume Critique
First 10 students to bring a completed resume to SC235 receive a coupon for a free
Yogurt Parfait from Commons.  

November 1st: Cover Letter Critique
First 10 to bring a completed cover letter to SC235 receive a coupon for a free Yogurt
Parfait from Commons.

December 2nd: Mock Interview Sign-Up
First 10 to sign-up for and complete a Mock Interview receive a special treat!
       Wisconsin TechConnect
• Register online on our Explore Careers website
• Receive job notifications for your program via
• Resume Bank (coming soon September 15 –
  October 15)
  – More information to come
                    Career Fair
• Held Annually in Spring
   – Next Career Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27,
     2012 from 11 AM – 2 PM in the Commons
• Employers onsite at NWTC seeking out our
• Last years Career Fair hosted over 80 employers
• Preparation sessions are held to help students gear
  up for the event
      NWTC Career Services
    Student Center, Room SC235
           920-498-6250, click on Explore Careers

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