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Schedule an Appointment

Listed below are options for appointments with staff at the Career and Transfer Services and elsewhere on campus. You may schedule an appointment online or contact our office to discuss other options.

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College.  Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments and will address your specific job search needs and introduce you to relevant resources to aide in your search. It’s important to be open and honest with the Career Advisor about any difficulties you might be experiencing with your job search in order to help give you the best information. It is important to note that Career Services does not place people in jobs.   Please bring your current resume and an open mind.  Follow up appointments will be scheduled as needed for resume building, resume review, application assistance, interviewing skills, etc..

  • Application Assistance
  • Job Search
  • Other
  • Problem with Employer

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College. Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments.  During the Resume Building appointment, Career Services Staff will guide you through the fundamentals of writing a resume and/or cover letter draft and next steps in the review process. Resume building appointments are best for those who need to write a first draft of the resume or cover letter, or need to rewrite their documents completely.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume Review
  • Writing Assistance

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College. Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments.  During the Resume and Cover Letter Review appointment, Career Services Staff will discuss your needs and goals for updating your documents and critique your existing documents to help you best market yourself to the opportunities you would like to connect with. Please bring drafts in electronic format or upload to College Central prior to appointment. Review appointments are best for those who need to make updates, who are not getting a good employer response, or who are changing career goals.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume Review

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College. Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments.  During the interviewing skills appointment, you will learn effective techniques to communicate your skills and experience effectively with prospective employers, address difficult questions and possible pitfalls. It’s important to be open and honest with the Career Advisor about any difficulties you might be experiencing with the interview process in order to help give you the best information.

  • Interview Assistance
  • Mock Interview
  • Networking
  • On-campus Interviewing
  • Personal Statement Review
  • Salary Negotiation

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College. Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments.  During the initial visit you will discuss where you are in the career planning process and what you hope to gain from the meeting.  Be prepared to talk openly about any career goals that you may have for yourself currently as well as any barriers that you are experiencing to reaching those goals.  Your career advisor will help to determine relevant resources for further investigation of career options and putting a realistic plan of action in place to help you meet your goals.

  • Assessment
  • Career Choice
  • Choice of Major
  • Prospective Student
  • Research

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College.  Appointments are scheduled for 1 hour increments and will review electronic portfolio and Social Networking Platforms for the Job Search. 

  • Credentials File
  • Personal Statement Review
  • Portfolio Review

Available to current students and graduates of SUNY Schenectady County Community College.  Appointments are scheduled for 30 minute increments to shop for clothing to wear for interviews or presentations. Individuals may choose up to 2 outfits and 2 accessories per visit. Limit 2 visits per semester. Please bring a shopping bag for your items.

  • Other
  • Professional Practices

Announcements

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SUNY has launched it's internship search platform, Internshop!

Register today to search paid internship opportunities in every field.

Use access code TBCSUNY053 and complete your profile to begin searching for your next opportunity today.

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Professional associations can be a great way to network, stay up-to-date on trends, find trainings and learn about job opportunities.

To find professional associations in your field, visit the link below and enter your major or intended field into the search bar.

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Students interested in transferring to SUNY or Private Institutions should meet with the Transfer Advisor to ensure they are meeting program and campus specific requirements for their intended degree.

To best prepare for this meeting, review the resources at the link below and then visit the Academic Advising Center.

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While employment scams are nothing new, their approaches to finding unsuspecting victims are. Always research a company. If you're ever unsure about a job posting or opportunity, our office is happy to help you get more information. Stick to reputable sources for your job search and always question unsolicited offers. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Civil Service Exam Announcement:

NYS department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) civil service exam will be held in Ocotber 2019. Deadline to apply is September 20, 2019. Find more information about this and other civil service exams at the link below

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About Our Services

You must register with CCN to use our services. Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to SUNY Schenectady County Community 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.
  • Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest and contact them online.
  • You may also join our Mentoring Network without registering in Alumni Central. However, you must register in Alumni Central to take advantage of all online services. This includes the opportunity to search and network with other Mentors.
  • If you only wish to complete a Mentoring Profile, please go to our Mentoring Network page.
  • The Office of Career Services is a component of Academic Affairs offering assistance to students and alumni in achieving their goals.
  • Our Mission: to provide a supportive, yet challenging environment designed to empower individuals to achieve their educational, career and personal goals.