Career Leadership Academy
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.
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 reviews with our Career and Transfer Resource Center staff. While you’re preparing your documents, at DCTC's College Central Jobs website, you'll be able to access videos, podcasts, tip sheets and samples. In 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 a recording of a Career Leadership Academy Certificate topic on, "Shine with Social Media and No-Sweat Networking". The first part of the video introduces you to our Career & Transfer Center's website with a lot of resources for you and how to use our Internship-Job Board to look up postings and access additional job search help. You can forward to different areas of the video to learn particular LinkedIn and related skills or just watch the video on different days. We hope you check out the Leadership Academy's Calendar of activities on the next tab on this website to attend "live" such training programs and ways to connect with employers.
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.