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Career Services

Assisting CVCC students and alumni

We assist CVCC students and alumni with all aspects of the career development process, including: 

  • Exploring career options
  • Preparing résumés and cover letters
  • Getting ready for interviews
  • Information on local jobs

Call 434.832.7689 or email jarretts@centralvirginia.edu for assistance. 
 
Current CVCC students may also make an appointment directly for assistance with Career Development topics via Navigate

 

Candid Career videos

 
Watch career informational interviews in hundreds of career fields from employees working in the field.  Learn how to prepare, what type of education is needed, and tips and advice from real people for on how to be successful in your chosen field.

Search by college major, job title, and more!

College Central Network

student alumni link

The College Central Network is CVCC’s official job resource and résumé system.  Students, alumni, and employers can easily create a free account.

  • Apply to job opportunities posted exclusively for our school and search other opportunities via Jobs Central® and Intern Central® national job boards.
  • Create or upload your résumé and career portfolio and make it available to employers.
  • View our career events calendar, career/job search advice documents, podcasts, and videos.
  • Employers can search for talented students and alumni, and post unlimited jobs for free.

Not sure what you want to pursue?

Wondering about the local job market in your field? Curious about the education and skills needed to pursue a particular career?  Check out the links below to explore your options and gather information.

College Central Network
Free Resources for Students, Alumni and Employers

Career Coach
Free Resources for Students, Alumni, and the Community

Candid Career Videos
Free Resources for Students, Alumni and the Community

Understanding Your Personality
Free Resources for Students, Alumni, and the Community 

Selecting a Career
Free Resources for Students, Alumni, and the Community 

Exploring Career Fields
Free Resources for Students, Alumni, and the Community 

Finding a Job
Free Resources for Students, Alumni, and the Community 

Career Resources

The Career Services Office has a new home!
3104 Bedford Hall, inside the Library and part of the CVCC Learning Commons.
 
Help is available by phone, email, Zoom video conferencing, and in-person.
  • One-on-One Virtual Appointments - Meet individually for personalized career and job search assistance
  • Career Development Workshops - Periodic workshops on career topics offered on campus and remotely
  • Career and Job Fairs - Local employers come to campus (or meet virtually) twice a year to recruit student and alumni employees
  • Career Corner Resource Area - Computer and printer available for student use for career needs when campus is open
  • Jobs Digest Email Blasts - Email link sent to all students highlighting open jobs in the area and upcoming career events
  • Topic of the Month - Check out videos on a timely career topic each month