We're excited to continue to serve you during these times. With our office closed, the Career and Transfer Resource Center currently has only email, virtual and phone services. Please connect with us at 651-423-8283 or firstname.lastname@example.org, as DCTC's student services team telework.
You are encouraged to reach out to set individual online meetings for in-depth assistance. We have resources to help, like this one:
Our 5th annual Career and College Transfer Fair was canceled on-campus in April. Instead, we have a virtual PDF document, at www.dctc.edu/jobfairs/jobs-transfer/, showcasing 75+ Exhibitors. Use the 35-pages to connect with 50+ Employers, 3 Unions, and nearly 20 Colleges and Universities with details on types of opportunities, recruitment site web links, and recruiters’ contact emails.
Brief Prospective Student, Current Student, and Alumni Appointments
Monday-Friday (subject to availability), we will regularly have Zoom online Drop-In open hours:
You may receive a message while you are on hold there
If you wait more than 5 minutes without a message, please contact us. It may be an unexpected situation interfered with our usual availability.
LOCAL AREA WORKFORCE RESOURCES
Many employers have greater hiring needs at this time and a useful resource for Minnesota job openings is CareerForceMN.com. Dakota County workforce staff are compiling information about companies who are hiring.
For questions other than UI benefits, contact Dakota-Scott County CareerForce Centers who have Resource Room staff answering calls. The West St. Paul number is 651-554-5955; Burnsville’s is 952-703-3100; and Shakopee’s is 952-496-8686.
Have you recently been laid off? Get help with your job search, industry credentials and certificates from training institutions across the state, and career supports to help obtain your next job. To learn more about Goodwill-Easter Seals Dislocated Worker programs, email or call Avery at email@example.com 612-286-8597.
Career and Transfer Resource Center
Gain new skills and develop compelling ways to accelerate your career growth with proven success! We assist students and alumni develop, evaluate and implement their career plans.
Visit with us in the Career and Transfer Resource Center! Come on in, we're happy to serve you. Here on our website, we offer information on services available including:
Choosing your major program at DCTC and engaging in career exploration
Preparing to transfer to earn an advanced degree once you’re done
Standing out in a competitive labor market by leveraging your education
Utilizing effective strategies to connect with employers and showcase how you best fit their positions
Expanding your skill-set with practical know-how including building modern cover letters and résumés
Learning current techniques to research and evaluate employers
Career and Transfer Resource Center Opportunities
Check out what services you can access as a student and alumni with the Career and Transfer Resource Center, as well as a snapshot of the webpage on Student Employment. Click here for Office Overview Flyer. Also, Learn & Earn with the Career Leadership Academy by participating in 4 or more activities a semester to be awarded a participation Certificate. Click here for Certificate Flyer.
College Transfer Assistance
Click into our Transfer Checklist and Worksheet to learn the process on how students/alumni are preparing for next steps in transferring to a college/university after completing DCTC program(s).
We look forward to you setting up an appointment with us at either 651-423-8283, 651-245-8450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This information is available in an alternate format by calling 651-423-8469 or TTY/Minnesota Relay at 1-800-627-3529.
Tools to prepare your rough draft can be found on www.collegecentral.com/dctc, under the Career Document Library. Find some Microsoft Word documents for résumé, cover letter and a references page. Also at this website, you can upload your résumé for review and posting with employers using this site. Please contact the office to set up an individual appointment.
College Central's Career Hub offers employers the opportunity to add internships, jobs, and hiring event announcements as postings to 13 institutions at once. These will download into DCTC's individual site, along with the 12 others. We recommend only using Career Hub, and not DCTC (or other institutions part of Career Hub) otherwise there will be duplicates.
You do still have the option to only use our DCTC site, please then use the link under Students and Graduates section. You have the ability through the DCTC site to search résumés. The following instructions below do apply to both sites:
I'm a recent graduate. Why should I complete the Graduate Follow-Up Survey?
Responding to the Graduate Follow-Up Survey provides feedback for the Career and Transfer Resource Center, academic departments and DCTC. This feedback allows us to determine changes in the job market and where alumni go after graduation. The information you provide is CONFIDENTIAL — results are not published in a personally identifiable manner. We appreciate you taking a moment to complete the survey.