The Career Services department is dedicated to providing employment assistance to students and graduates of both college and secondary programs. We believe in educating students and graduates in their employment search as well as helping them learn how to attain and foster rewarding relationships with a diversity of employers and OTC faculty and staff.
Once you have completed your career exploration, learned about various occupations and determined your career path, you are ready to develop relevant skills and experiences that will prepare you to enter the workforce. Preparation also includes learning how to write resumes and other job search correspondence, how to research employers, how to interview effectively and how to conduct an effective and efficient job search. We invite you to let us assist you with any of your career needs, so call or come by to make an appointment.
The Career Cycle
Career Assessments and Exploration:
Career Services provides students and prospective students with information and strategies for researching college majors and career choices. Self-assessment and career exploration are essential elements of realizing long-term career success. Your career will affect your future lifestyle and feelings of self-fulfillment so don’t hesitate to start developing your action plan now.
Career Employment Services:
Employment Services focuses on providing students and alumni with the information and tools needed to successfully locate and secure their career goals. Assistance with job search strategies, building interview skills, resume preparation and more is available. Check out our very own on-line job board College Central Network or practice your interview skills and get personalized feedback on InterviewStream. Many other resources are included below or feel free to request one-on-one assistance as well.
Need One-On-One Assistance?
Whether you have been assigned a career research paper in class, are unsure how to write a resume or need to locate a part-time summer job our staff is here to help. Individual appointments can be personalized to meet your specific needs. Prospective students receive assistance with career exploration, building interview skills, preparing a resume and learning about resources. To schedule a time, please call our office at 417-447-6964 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.