Career Services

We help you maximize your career opportunities.

At Rockford Career College, we are dedicated to helping you maximize your career opportunities. Our Career Services department is committed to supporting both students and graduates in their career development. Here's how we can assist you:

  1. Career Assessment and Advising: We provide career assessment tools and personalized advising to help you effectively manage your career. We aim to foster strong relationships with employers and connect you with relevant career opportunities.
  2. Strong Employer Relationships: With a rich history spanning 160 years, Rockford Career College has built strong connections with employers. Our Career Services team works closely with each student, starting as early as the first term, to develop winning career search strategies. Our goal is to identify your core transferable skills, boost your confidence, and seamlessly launch your chosen career.
  3. Free Career Services: We offer a range of free career services to our students, including:
    • Career Advising and Coaching: Meet with a career advisor to explore your career goals, identify strengths and weaknesses, and develop a personalized career plan.
    • Resume and Cover Letter Assistance: Attend workshops and receive one-on-one coaching to create effective resumes and cover letters.
    • Career Search Strategies: Get support in identifying career leads, networking opportunities, and interview preparation.
    • Employer Connections: Benefit from our established relationships with local employers, providing you with career opportunities.
    • Career Events: Participate in job fairs, open employer sessions, and other events where you can directly interact with potential employers.
  4. Comprehensive Assistance: We provide guidance in various aspects of career development, including:
    • Defining your objectives and goals
    • Crafting an elevator/30-second speech
    • Building impressive resumes
    • Writing persuasive cover letters
    • Accessing career leads
    • Developing professional networking skills
    • Leveraging social media for career advancement
    • Mastering interview strategies through mock interviews
    • Dressing professionally
    • Creating strong recommendations
    • Recording a professional voicemail

We are passionate about helping you craft your personal "Results Story" and matching your skillset to launch your new career successfully. At Rockford Career College, we are committed to empowering you and supporting your career journey.