WHAT DO I DO?
Preparing and searching for a job or internship comes next. Career Services has numerous resources and services to help you execute your plan. We offer assistance with job search strategies and résumé and interview preparation.
College Central Network
College Central Network (CCN) is an Internet job listing database for OTC students and alumni. Whether you are looking for full-time, part-time, or on-campus student employment, our online service allows you the opportunity to look for jobs 24/7.
Here are some of the great features of CCN:
- Search for exclusive job listings, and set up your personalized job agent today.
- Create your online resume. It’s easy with CCN’s resume builder.
- Build, update and forward your online career portfolio to employers.
- Read career-related announcements and learn of campus events.
- Download career advice documents and podcasts.
- Learn expert job search tips from over 100 free career videos.
If you have not registered with CCN, click on “register” under “students” or “alumni” and follow the instructions to create a user ID and password (Write them down so you can remember them!). Contact our office if you need to retrieve your information. This is a very user-friendly system and the one-time registration form takes approximately two minutes to complete.
Guide to Getting the Job
This guide provides helpful tips and advice on how to complete employment applications, cover letters and résumés. Since preparation is the key to Successful Interviewing, information on general interviewing, researching a company, understanding employer expectations, and proper attire is provided to help alleviate interview anxiety. Use the material to become the candidate most likely to get noticed.
There’s something for everybody
From interns to CEOs to career-changers, Big Interview can prepare you for even the toughest interviews.
Over 20 industries & dozens of interview sets
You get a well-rounded view of the types of questions to expect. It allows you to practice both behavioral/fit/competency questions (which account for 80% over your interview) and industry-specific/technical questions.
Build your confidence!
The #1 piece of advice you hear about building a comfort level with interviews is to practice over and over again. Unfortunately, that’s been a chore for most people… until now!
Nail your interview
Big Interview is the single most powerful tool to prepare you for your interview. In this competitive market, using it may make the difference between getting a job offer and going home empty handed.
WHAT IS INTERVIEWSTREAM?
InterviewStream is a 24/7 video mock interviewing platform that engages students in practicing an essential skill that gives them the confidence to walk into an interview with fewer nerves, thus helping secure their favorite job.
WHO SHOULD USE INTERVIEWSTREAM?
Students who wish to sharpen their interviewing skills at any time, from anywhere should use InterviewStream. If interviews make you nervous, or you get stumped by unfamiliar questions, this is the tool for you!
WHY SHOULD STUDENTS USE INTERVIEWSTREAM?
InterviewStream will help students succeed in the workplace by building skills needed beyond education and experience. Expert tips and advice on all things interviewing can be found here to assist with interviewing development. Use the no-pressure platform to build verbal and non-verbal communication skills, increase self-awareness, and navigate job interviews.
HOW TO GET INTERVIEWSTREAM ON YOUR DEVICE:
(Requires iPad 2+, iPhone 4+, or Android 4.0.3+)
- Go to the App Store or Google Play and search “InterviewStream Mobile” and download.
- Login to the mobile app using your username and password.
- Start Interviewing!