Career Services

Location
Houston, TX
Undergrads
18,476
Tuition (in-state)
$3,751 ($3,355)
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4 College Sophomore

Career Services: Haven't had the pleasure to visiting their office for any services.

College Sophomore

Career Services: I am not too familiar with this area. HCC does host quite a bit of job fairs though.

1 College Student

Career Services: sure i mean why not

3 College Student

Career Services: Since its a community college, I am trying to transfer to another university that has a better program on the field i want to major in.

3 College Junior

Career Services: The career staff never helps students with their job seeking but i decided look for my own.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 329th
    Strongest Alumni Network
  • 588th
    Easiest Transfer Process

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Daisy Le
Hometown
Stafford, Texas
Major
Art Education/Business Finance
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 Houston Community Colleges hosts between three and four career fairs per year. Depending on their department, students can participate in study abroad programs, externships, co-op placements, and work study jobs to boost their resume.

The HCC Web site and Career Services provides the following services: career assessment and planning, job listings (updated weekly), individual counseling and coaching, and internship opportunities. Seminars on interview techniques, business etiquette, resume and cover letter writing, dressing for success, and job hunting skills are held regularly. Career development software is provided along with a free resume fax service. Many HCC departments have partnerships with companies in the area that offer employment-related opportunities to students. Most students in workforce programs have a job upon graduation.

Facts & Statistics

Employment Services Available?
Yes
Placement Services Available?
Yes
Other Career/Placement Services
  • Business etiquette
  • Career and personality assessments
  • Career resources and job links
  • Dress for Success
  • Interview coaching and questions
  • Job search skill development
  • Leadership development
  • Networking
  • Résumé writing
Popular Schools for Further Study
  • Houston Baptist University
  • University of Houston
  • University of Texas at Austin
Alumni Services
  • HCC Alumni Scholarship Group
  • HCC Alumni Virtual Career Center

Student Polls

Have you been able to transfer credits to other schools?    Based on 256 responses

  • 56% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools, but I want to.
  • 9% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools and probably won't.
  • 3% I tried but was denied.
  • 8% I'm not really sure what my transferring options are.
  • 5% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools, but it was a difficult process.
  • 20% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.

What do you plan on doing after completing your studies here?    Based on 262 responses

  • 60% I plan to transfer to another school to complete my degree.
  • 32% I plan to pursue a higher degree.
  • 8% I plan on looking for a new job.
  • 0% I plan on staying at my current job.
  • 0% I only took classes for new knowledge and don't plan on using studies here to advance my education or career.

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