Career Services

Career Services

Career Services is here to support your work with students. Career & Transfer staff are available for class visits and are able to tailor presentations (topic, length) to meet your class needs. Presentation topics include an overview of Career & Transfer Resources, Career Exploration & Planning, Resume & Cover Letter Best Practices, Job Search Strategies, Career Readiness Competencies, and more.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us—and we will design a presentation to fit your needs. To make a request, email careers-group@austincc.edu.

The career-planning and job search links below are provided for your convenience when offering advice or counseling to students. If you have any additions to recommend, email Trish Welch.

Career Planning & Job Search Assistance
ResourceUse for
Career & Labor Market ResearchQuick Reference Guide
Career CoachCareer exploration - regional labor market information
FOCUS2Career exploration
FOCUS2 Resources & MaterialsFOCUS 2 Resources & Materials (includes student follow-up checklist, workbook, & PPT)
O*Net OnlineCareer guidance
Occupational Outlook HandbookCareer exploration
Capital IdeaCareer development
Highest Paying Occupations (Career Info Net)Career guidance
Library Services Career Information for StudentsCareer guidance & exploration
Austin Small Business Development ProgramSmall business & entrepreneur assistance
Occupational Outlook HandbookCareer guidance
Service LearningCareer development
Texas Reality CheckCareer exploration
Workforce Eligible Training Provider SystemCareer development
Workforce Solutions – Capital AreaJob search assistance
Workforce Solutions – Capital Area job seeker servicesJob search assistance
Workforce Solutions – Capital Area workshop calendarJob search assistance
Workforce Solutions – Rural Capital AreaJob search assistance
Job Opening Databases
ResourceJob Locations
Job & Internships for ACC StudentsLocal
Work in TexasLocal, state
Work in Texas – Register SiteLocal, state
Austin Community College DistrictACC
Library Services Research Guides
ResourceUse for
Austin & Texas career informationCareer guidance
General career informationCareer guidance
Resume & interview preparationJob search assistance

Career Services follows the NACE guidelines to connect students and alumni with organizations for employment and experiential learning opportunities. To assist faculty members navigate complicated ethical and legal recruiting issues, we recommend the following resources for guidance in these areas:

Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring
Writing Letters of Recommendation