We have a calendar of events and activities to participate in! Complete 4 Career Readiness Competency activities a semester for your Career Leadership Certificate. Verify your participation by signing in at in-person sessions or arrange with us individually.
Other ways to earn the Certificate are to complete an individual appointment with the Career and Transfer Resource Center Director to fulfill any of the 8 Competency areas with specific activities; such as, create a resume, cover letter, develop your LinkedIn, do a mock interview, and related areas like learn salary negotiation techniques for current or new positions.
Employers look for proof you have higher levels of professionalism than has been expected of new graduates in the past. Add the Certificate to your resume and standout as THE candidate they want to hire!
CL & Résumé
Get your cover letter and résumé reviewed with our Career and Transfer Resource Center staff. On the DCTC's College Central Jobs website, you'll be able to access videos, podcasts, tip sheets and samples. Under the "Career Document Library", we have:
- starter Cover Letters and Résumé samples
- downloadable PDFs handouts to help you prepare for interviews.
Here are a few to get you started:
DCTC's Tutoring Center also has free support with word processing and writing-related questions.
"Shine with Social Media and No-Sweat Networking" Video
View the recording of previous Career Academy event, "Shine with Social Media and No-Sweat Networking". The first part of the video introduces you to our Career & Transfer Center website and how to use our Internship-Job Board. The second half of the video covers LinkedIn and other online skills.
Professional Clothes Closet
Do you need professional clothing for an upcoming interview or new job?
DCTC has a Professional Clothing Closet on campus! We offer gently used clothing for a professional setting that students and alumni can borrow or keep at no cost to you!
- Business Formal
- Business Casual
- Shoes & other accessories
- Variety of sizes including Plus size items
Set up an appointment to 'shop' the closet by emailing: CareerServices@dctc.edu
Find out more about the Professional Clothes Closet on the DCTC News Blog.