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98 COLLEGE SERVICES ACADEMIC SUPPORT, COUNSELING, AND CAREER SERVICES CAREER SERVICES Room RCF-302 443-518-1340 Career planning services are available to students and community members who would like help in deciding on a major, setting career goals, or making a career change. Through individualized career counseling, group workshops and online self-guided programs, students and community members can assess their values, skills, interests and personality type, explore career options, and make decisions regarding their educational and career goals. The resource library provides job search and career planning materials, including computers with Internet access. INTERNSHIPS AND COOPERATIVE EDUCATION Cooperative education, also referred to as co-op, and internships are work experience programs that allow students to apply academic learning to real-world situations. By choosing to complete a co-op or internship, students will be acquiring and improving work-based skills and furthering professional development. Students seeking a co-op or internship assistance need to plan ahead by visiting Counseling and Career Services. EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING Job Assistance information and services are available to students, alumni and prospective students. Available resources include: • HCC Jobs On-Line database system and job books list current openings in the Baltimore-Washington corridor. • Job Hunting reference materials featuring resume writing, interviewing skills and creative job search techniques. • Counseling and Career Center Services webpage (howardcc. edu/career) with links to career information and many job sites. • Computer lab with internet access and computerized assessments. • Workshops on a wide range of topics such as: resume writing, hot jobs, interviewing and many more. • Resume review/critique, practice interview sessions and job search support on an individual appointment basis. For further information, contact the Counseling and Career Services office (Room RCF-302). PERSONAL COUNSELING Counseling and Career Services Office, Room RCF-302 443-518-1340 College can sometimes be a difficult and stressful time for students. With students trying to juggle school, work, and family responsibilities, there are times when these demands can be overwhelming. Personal counseling provides an opportunity to talk with an objective professional about your concerns. Concerns discussed with a personal counselor will remain confidential and will not be shared with

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