Once you’ve decided upon an area of career interest and an academic major, it’s time to team up with our Career Development Center to bring your professional ambitions to life.
You might think career development is about searching for jobs and working on your resume...
That’s just the beginning! Our dedicated advisors work closely with you, and your career counselor, to develop a plan that will power you on your career journey.
Do you want a job or a career? What does professional success look like to you? How are you preparing for that success? Asking yourself these questions can be difficult, but our advisors believe in a one-on-one approach to get to the heart of what you want your future to look like.
With all the resources available today, a little help can go a long way. Our advisors help you sift through information and experiences to take real steps toward deciding on a career plan.
Let us help you put together a career plan for today and tomorrow—one that starts you off on the right foot and keeps you on the right track to get you where you want to go.
And even though your education ends, our career encouragement doesn’t. Resources at the Career Development Center are available to alumni at no cost. So stay in touch, share your stories and let us assist you along the way—we believe in your ability to succeed!
In the first of our three part series on disabilities in the workplace, Lou Orslene of the Job Accommodation Network explains the process of disclosure; notifying your employer (or potential employer) of any medical condition that requires an accommodation in order to succeed. Learn more about disclosure as well as hear Lou's advice on when and...
Disabilities: Inclusive Companies
In the second of our three-part series, Lou Orslene of the Job Accommodation Network teaches us how to locate progressive and diversity inclusive companies in our job search. Lou also gives us tips on how to tell if any company is inclusive, such as whether or not they highlight people with disabilities in their marketing materials.
Disabilities: Landing a Job
In the final part of our three-part series on disabilities in the workplace, Lou Orslene of the Job Accommodation Network helps us put all the pieces together for the ultimate goal: landing a job! Ultimately, Lou encourages anyone with a disability or impairment to feel empowered when they begin their job search. The resiliency, creativity, and...
The Waubonsee Community College Career Development Center makes no representations or guarantees regarding the opportunities listed on its website, posting boards, print materials, links to outside websites and other resources, including on-campus recruiting. It is not responsible for the wages, safety, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment. Students, alumni and district community members should take the necessary precautions when exploring and accepting career-related experience, employment or volunteer opportunities and assume all responsibility associated with these opportunities.
The Career Development Center reserves the right to review all employment opportunities and reject or place conditions on those deemed in violation of policy. The Career Development Center reserves the right to discontinue services to students, alumni, community and employers who violate EEO or NACE guidelines.