Rio Salado Counselors understand the challenges of searching for employment and, therefore, have invested considerable time in developing an online Career Center to meet the unique needs of our students.
When students enter the Career Center, they are given choices regarding which direction they would like to go, just as they would in a physical office. Students who are looking toward the longer term goal of determining a future career can click on the Find a Career Path option while those looking for ways to expand their monthly budgets can click on Find a Job.
No matter which path students choose, they will be presented with a host of self-exploration options. Students can take their time delving into the various options, knowing that a Rio Salado Counselor will be available to provide additional, in-depth guidance via telephone, email, or in-person at one of 10 Valley locations.
By choosing to explore career paths, students can take a self-assessment, research various careers, begin planning an educational pathway and receive guidance for establishing concrete goals.
Enrolling in one of the career exploration classes is an alternative way to go into the career search process in a more in-depth way. The Counseling Department offers two courses that feature career exploration--CPD102AB Career Exploration and CPD150 Creating College Success.
Students are invited to email resumes to the resume help email at email@example.com. Counselors are also available for mock interviews, cover letter writing assistance, and to provide advice on networking. Call (480) 517-8785 to connect with a Counselor near you.
Contributed by Rio Salado Counselor Amberly Lebeck-Brown on behalf of Rio Salado’s Counseling Services-- helping students with their personal, educational and career goals.