About Our Services

Black Hawk College has partnered exclusively with College Central Network® to power its career management platform for its Career Center.

College Central Network is a robust career platform designed to provide job seekers with employment opportunities and career development resources, while providing a pipeline of new talent to business and industry. It features opportunities for part-time jobs, internships, and full-time employment, making the job search experience easier and more productive for you.

The platform also provides a quick, easy way to sign up for career fairs, workshops, résumé reviews, and appointments with Career Services staff. You'll find great job and internship opportunities here, as well as relevant career advice resources, including the award-winning College Central Podcast featuring over 125 quick dives into specific career related topics. Plus, you'll have access to the Job Agent, which automatically matches job opportunities to your unique profile.

To date, over six million jobs have been posted by more than two million employers, who are recruiting candidates through the Network—their one-stop shop for recruiting!

For Students

All students have been pre-registered to use our CCN services. Select the Activate link to complete the registration process.

If you already have an account, sign in or if you have not started classes yet use the "Create an Account" button.

Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Black Hawk College; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Build a résumé with Résumé Builder, or upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so you can apply directly to jobs and/or allow it to be searched by employers (if you so authorize). Your résumé will be reviewed by our office and must be approved before it can be sent to employers or submitted online to posted jobs.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Manage your on-campus interview schedules.
  • We offer a comprehensive career services center. We have a variety of career assessments to help you pick a major and career. We offer job search help from resumes, cover letters, where to find jobs, interviewing skills, etc.

You must use your BHC ID number as your User ID. Your password can be anything. If you are applying for work/study jobs you must have an approved resume on file with Career Services. Contact us at 309-796-5626.

For Alumni

You must register with CCN to use our services.

If you have already registered, sign in to begin using our services.

Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Black Hawk College; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Build a résumé with Résumé Builder, or upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so you can apply directly to jobs and/or allow it to be searched by employers (if you so authorize). Your résumé will be reviewed by our office and must be approved before it can be sent to employers or submitted online to posted jobs.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Manage your on-campus interview schedules.
  • We offer a comprehensive career services center. We have a variety of career assessments to help you pick a new career. We offer job search help from resumes, cover letters, where to find jobs, interviewing skills, etc.

You do not need a BHC ID to register on our site. All of our services are open to all alumni free of charge. Contact us at 309-796-5626 for more information.

For Employers

Our online Employer Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

You must register your organization with our office prior to accessing these services. Once your registration is reviewed, if it is approved you will receive an email which includes a link to activate your account.

If approved, depending on your access level, you will be able to use some or all of the services listed below:

  • Job Posting
    Post jobs targeted to Black Hawk College students, alumni, community residents.
  • Résumé Search
    Search résumés of our students, alumni, community residents. When searching for alumni, your results may include community residents.
  • Portfolio Search
    Search career portfolios that have been prepared by our students, alumni, community residents.
  • On-Campus Interviewing
    In addition to posting on our Job Board, you may also post positions that involve on-campus interviews. An interview date will be scheduled after we review and approve your posting. You may then log in to check submissions, candidate status and schedules. On-campus interviews occur during specific times of the year. If you do not know our recruiting schedule, please contact us before posting your job.
  • We offer free access to our database to assist employers finding qualified candidates. We offer free on site interviewing of candidates, our "Employer of the Week" to help you promote your company to students, and an annual Job Fair in the spring each year. Contact us for more information.

If you have any questions or need additional help please contact Bruce at 309-796-5129. All of our services are free to employers.

For Community Residents

If you are a community resident who would like to search for jobs, you must first register. Please indicate that you are a Community Resident on your registration form. Once registered, you may also receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.

If you have already registered, sign in to begin using our services.

We offer a comprehensive career services center. We have a variety of career assessments to help you pick a new career. We offer job search help from resumes, cover letters, where to find jobs, interviewing skills, etc. All of our services are free to anyone in the community. You do not need to be a Black Hawk student or alumni.