The College supports local business and industry seeking to hire students and alumni by providing access to our online job board and three annual career fairs. We also partner with area businesses and non-profits to provide mutually beneficial co-op, internship and work study positions for our students. Learn more.
Student Employment Services
We are here to support both students and graduates who are seeking employment. Our staff members can help by teaching job-search skills, offering information on employment opportunities and connecting you to “hands-on” learning opportunities, such as internships and co-operative education.
Here’s an overview of our many services:
- Career Coach
Career Coach is a website that links degree and training programs at Delaware County Community College to potential careers and related jobs you can explore in the Delaware Valley region.
Click here to go to Career Coach >>
- Comprehensive job search assistance
We offer the support and information you need for every stage of your job search—from identifying job openings through developing or updating your résumé and sharpening your interviewing skills. The College also connects you to companies and organizations by hosting on-campus career fairs, recruiter visits and employer panels.
- Online Job Board
Students and alumni can view job openings and post resumes. Employers can view resumes and post openings free of charge. Click here to to register.
- Résumé development and critique
Drop off your résumé for review or call to make an appointment for a one-on-one résumé review session with a Student Employment staff member. You can get started on your own with help from our résumé writing guidelines.
- Interview preparation, including mock interviewing
The success of a job interview depends on how well you have prepared for it. Learn how to interview with confidence by making an appointment with a staff member. You can also practice interviewing by scheduling a mock interview. Download the Interviewing Strategies booklet.
- Career fairs
Meet local employers and learn about careers and job opportunities at the College’s two career fairs: the Fall Job Fest (October) and the General Career Fair (April). Please see attached booklet for the Career Fair: 2014 Career Fair Booklet.
- On-campus recruiting
Many company representatives set up recruiting stations outside the cafeteria on our Marple Campus (Founders Hall, ground floor) to interview students for full- and part-time positions. For a list of visiting recruiters, check the weekly Student Information Services (SIS) Bulletin.
- Employer panels
Join us to hear from human resource professionals from local businesses when they come to campus for panel presentations. View dates of upcoming panels.
- Co-op and Internship Program
Gain hands-on work experience through the Co-op/ Internship Program. Cooperative Education is a program that gives you academic credit for real-world work experience in your major and the opportunity to earn a paycheck. Internships also provide academic credit for
work in your field, and may or may not pay. Learn more about Co-op and Internship.
- Work Study
Looking for extra money? A job that’s close to your classes? Practical experience in your field of study? Consider Work Study, a program that allows students to work in part-time jobs on campus or in the community. Learn more about Work Study and how you can find a Work Study position.
- Reference files
Be prepared to respond to requests for references by establishing a Student Reference file with reference letters from your College instructors. View more reference file information.
- Books and Videos
The Career and Counseling Center (in the Academic Building, room 1325) and the Student Employment Services and Cooperative Center (room 1305) have extensive libraries of books and videos on career and job search strategies. Stop by and use at your leisure.