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Career Resources


Career Counseling

Career counseling is intended to help you to establish career goals, confirm career/educational choices already made, and/or to transition from one profession to another.

A career counselor is available to assist you with a variety of career services, including:

  • career selection
  • job search
  • application and resume reviews
  • interviews

Contact Student Services at 757.789.1720

Resume and Job Posting Sites

Looking for that ideal job?

ESCC uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service.

CareerShift Access

CareerShift’s set of tools and applications provide a very unique opportunity to job hunters. With CareerShift.com you can:

  • Search and store jobs from all the major job boards, company websites, newspapers and anywhere else a job is posted on the internet.
  • Get inside contact information immediately, including email addresses, for millions of companies, even alumni, then save and manage your lists.
  • Create as many targeted resumes and cover letters needed or upload your current documents.
  • Automatically create unlimited e-mail campaigns with your saved contacts, resumes and cover letters. You can choose to send your lists to yourself for a postal campaign. Since you choose your resumes’ destination, it’s a confidential marketing campaign.
  • Campaigns are automatically saved and recorded to your MY CALENDAR, you can keep notes and set reminders for follow-ups.

Contact Student Services at 757.789.1720 to receive the ESCC group code for CareerShift

Select Eastern Shore Employer Websites

Employment Professionals

Other Career Websites

Self Assessments

Still not sure what career is right for you? Take a free assessment. (Warning:  Please note that some of these sites will try to sell you an advanced assessment).

Networking

Who you know can have a powerful influence on your career. Learn ways to get to know the right people.

Chambers of Commerce

Want to start your own business?  Connect to business leaders in your local community through the Chamber of Commerce.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

A good resume will get you an interview. These experts will help you develop your resume.

A cover letter creates your first impression. Find out how to prepare a great one.

Dress/Dining

Appearance and manners can be what makes the difference. If most of your meals are eaten in the car, on the run, or in front of the TV, check out what to do when the boss takes you to lunch.

Job Offer, Salary, Relocation Information

What should I expect to get paid? What is the best approach if the salary offer is too low?