Co-Curricular Roadmap

Explore

Career Exploration
  • Learn about yourself
  • Learn about different careers
  • Discover a career that's best for you
Job Shadowing
  • Connect with a professional
  • Observe their work
  • Decide if the career is a good fit
Volunteering
  • Connect with opportunities to volunteer in the community
  • Test out a career you are interested in

Experience

Service-Learning
  • Provide service to the community
  • Apply academic concepts to a "real life" situation
  • Learn from the experience
Study Abroad
  • Take a class with an international experience attached
  • Immerse yourself into a different culture
  • Explore the "live" classroom

Internships
  • Test out a career
  • Earn academic credit
  • Gain "real world" career experience
Part Time Jobs
  • Connect to employers who are hiring OCC students
  • Work part time, on or off campus

Prepare

Resume & Cover Letters
  • Learn to write a resume & cover letter that highlights your best skills & experience
Interview Prep
  • Get coached to ace an interview
  • Use Interview Stream software to do a virtual mock interview
Job Searching
  • Connect to employers & job openings
  • Network at job fairs, interviewing events, info sessions & tours

Come to the Career & Applied Learning Center to connect to these opportunities & resources.