Job Search & Employment Services

The Career & Applied Learning Center offers a variety of services to graduating students and alumni. Today’s job market is very competitive. Gain the advantage by working with the Career & Applied Learning Center.

The CAL Center provides the following services to Onondaga grads and Alumni:

  • Purple Briefcase - a one stop virtual career center, exclusively for Onondaga students, grads and Alumni, gives you access to the best online career tools!
    • Receive on-line support & assistance from a CAL Center Coordinator
    • Search local jobs, save your favorites & apply online
    • Research & connect with employers who want to hire Onondaga grads & alumni
    • Create customized Job Agents - get an email when new jobs are posted
    • Browse online career resources like resume & cover letter samples, career videos, how-to guides & more
    • Upload your resume & cover letters for an online critique
    • Check out the calendar for upcoming career related events
    • Receive CAL Center announcements & important career related information
    • And more! All online!
  • Individual appointments with an employment coordinator to assist you with career related questions & concerns.
  • Resume and cover letter critiquing to ensure your job search materials clearly demonstrate your skills, abilities, and accomplishments.
  • Job Search Training to help you locate job opportunities and uncover the “hidden job market”.
  • Interview Preparation & Mock Interviews to help you better understand the interview process and assist you in becoming a more confident interviewer.
  • Career Related Events including employer panel discussions, spring Job Fair, fall & spring Volunteer Fair, and on-campus recruiting opportunities.  
  • Access to information on local employers

For more information on job search and employment services, or if you are an employer wishing to post a job opportunity, contact the  Career & Applied Learning Center. 

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