Strategies for the Job Seeking Community

March 12: All ACC events are canceled until further notice as a safeguard against COVID-19.  Visit austincc.edu/coronavirus for more information.

Note: Course will now be online. Contact Katie McClendon at katie.mcclendon@austincc.edu for more information.

Introducing Career Services’ Comprehensive Employment Readiness Training Hub

Digital Skills for Today’s Jobs offers leading-edge job search training through Strategies for the Job Seeking Community, a course to increase your employment opportunities and outcomes. This accelerated job readiness class will help you succeed in Austin’s competitive job market.

Course offering includes:

  • Personal Career Advising, Navigation & Success Support
  • Master / Targeted Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • Interviewing & Networking Techniques
  • How to Communicate Hard & Soft Skills
  • Personal Branding & Elevator Pitch Training
  • LinkedIn Profile Building & Networking
  • Indeed Job Search Training
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Continued support after the course is completed

Get support!

Preparing for careers and employment takes time and strategy. Learn the latest digital job search skills to navigate the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) resume selection process and increase your interview opportunities three-fold.

ACC’s Strategies for the Job Seeking Community is designed for students with a wide range of backgrounds that include internship and apprenticeship seeking students, and community members with rich and varied professional backgrounds re-entering the workforce or re-careering.

More than ever, competing for a job will require added knowledge and the support of a team. Whatever your background, trainers have extensive experience that will meet your needs. Career Services Trainers, Career Specialists, and Career Counselors can help you navigate barriers to employment while networking opportunities and college resources can speed your time to hire.

Go to: Continuing Ed Registration Page and use the corresponding class synonym to complete registration.

  • Course Synonym 11166 June 8 - July 1 (2 - 4 PM) M,W
  • Course Synonym 11168 June 8 - July 1 (6 - 8 PM) M,W
  • Course Synonym 11169 July 14 - August 6 (10 AM - 12 PM) T,TH
  • Course Synonym 11170 July 14 - August 6 (2 - 4 PM) T, TH
  • Course Synonym 14632 August 18 - September 10 (2 - 4 PM) T, Th
  • Course Synonym 14633 August 18 - September 10 (6 - 8 PM) T, Th
  • Course Synonym 14634 September 22 - October 15 (10 AM - 12 PM) T, Th
  • Course Synonym 14635 September 22 - October 15 (2 - 4 PM) T, Th
  • Course Synonym 14636 October 27 - November 19 (10 AM - 12 PM) T, Th
  • Course Synonym 14637 October 27 - November 19 (2 - 4 PM) T, Th

 New ACC Students (You do not have a student ID)

  1. Click on “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes” (third option).
  2. Enter your desired Course number or Synonym.
  3. On the Course Details screen, click on the empty box to the left of the class, then “submit”.
  4. Fill in the “Personal Information” section.
  5. The next screen will ask you for feedback. Hit submit when completed.
  6. Lastly, select “Register Now” from the drop-down, but do NOT select a payment type. Just click submit to receive registration confirmation. Class is FREE!

Current ACC Students (You have a student ID)

  1. Click on “I have attended ACC and Know my ACCeID” (first option).
  2. Log in using your ACC eID and password.
  3. Under the “Registration” section, click on “Register and Pay for CE classes”.
  4. Enter your desired Course number or Synonym.
  5. On the Course Details screen, click on the empty box to the left of the class, then “submit”.
  6. The next screen will ask you for some feedback. Hit submit when completed.
  7. Lastly, select “Register Now” from the drop-down, but do NOT select a payment type. Just click submit to receive registration confirmation. Class is FREE!

 For more information contact:

Katie McClendon,
Supervisory Coach
Digital Skills for Today’s Jobs
Strategies for the Job Seeking Community
katie.mcclendon@austincc.edu

512-223-7488