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3 College Junior

Career Services: I have not graduated yet so I dont know.

4 College Freshman

Career Services: Houston Community College offers a lot of different job prospects so that students can apply all they have been learning.

5 College Student

Career Services: find new people and network for connections

3 College Senior

Career Services: Still lack some parts on job offers specifically for the type of degree.

3 College Junior

Career Services: Can't really comment on this as I haven't worked with them personally.

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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 354 responses

  • 21% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.
  • 4% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools, but it was a difficult process.
  • 7% I'm not really sure what my transferring options are.
  • 2% I tried but was denied.
  • 57% 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.

What do you plan on doing after completing your studies here?    Based on 360 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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