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Explore career options. Build your resume. Polish your interview skills. Career advisors are ready to help with the job search process from start to finish! Explore our resources and reach out to make an appointment with one of our advisors. 

Career Resources

Use these resources to explore your interests and potential careers, find an internship, or land your dream job. Reach out to us if you have questions or need more support.

The Center offers the Myers Briggs Type Indicator to enrolled students, free of charge. Through this assessment, you will learn about your personality preferences and how they relate to career exploration, choice and environment.

Schedule an Appointment to complete the MBTI  

Use these additional resources to identify your strengths and weaknesses, and identify careers that might interest you based on your personality, major, and career interests.

  • MyPlan: A comprehensive online career planning tool with interest, personality, and skills assessments. WCJC Student Access Code: EKHXJZNR
  • Focus2Career: Explore majors and careers so you can make an informed decision about what to study at WCJC.  WCJC Student Access Code: pioneers 
  • Kiersey: Assess your temperament and get insights into what career path might suit you best.
  • Texas Career Check: Create an interest profile and keep track of your options.

Take this assessment to identify and explore your interests and career options.  Through Career Coach, you can also explore career, industry and salary information.

Career Coach

Learn more about the day-to-day duties of a career, job outlook, salaries, and more using these resources.

  • Career One Stop: Discover new career possibilities and learn what you need to do in order to land a career in your dream field.
  • O*Net: Discover occupations based on the type of industry and required education level. Find insight into salary, job outlook, descriptions, and general job search tips.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Research the outlook of careers and industries. Look at industry trends and the outlook of your chosen occupation.
  • Salary.com: Learn how much earning power your career goals can lead to. Explore various careers and see what the median salary in your area can mean for you!
  • Texas Reality Check: Use this calculator to see how much money you'll need to make to live the life of your dreams.

Learn the skills you need to be successful in the workplace.  The Skills 2 Success Academy offers a wide range of topics fo ryou to explore that will give you a leg up on your competition as you apply for jobs.  Start learning today!

Skills2Succeed Academy

Use these resources to help you build your resume and write cover letters.

Use these resources to find and afford an internship.

  • Micro-Internships: Through a partnership between WCJC and ParkerDewey, you can access short-term, flexible, real-world, PAID experiences! Create your profile in less than 10 minutes and start applying today.
  • Handshake: Use Handshake to connect with employers and find internships.

Don't let finances stop you from accepting an internship.  If you're participating in an internship, co-op or other applied learning experience, we offer a $500 scholarship to suppport you through your experience.  Apply today!

Apply for WCJC Experiential Learning Scholarship 

Connect with alumni and employers who are specifically looking to  hire WCJC students and graduates.  Create your free account on Handshake, upload your resume and start searching for jobs and internships today.

Handshake

Use these tools to find job opportunities and open positions.

The Center offers the Myers Briggs Type Indicator to enrolled students, free of charge. Through this assessment, you will learn about your personality preferences and how they relate to career exploration, choice and environment.

Schedule an Appointment to complete the MBTI  

Use these additional resources to identify your strengths and weaknesses, and identify careers that might interest you based on your personality, major, and career interests.

  • MyPlan: A comprehensive online career planning tool with interest, personality, and skills assessments. WCJC Student Access Code: EKHXJZNR
  • Focus2Career: Explore majors and careers so you can make an informed decision about what to study at WCJC.  WCJC Student Access Code: pioneers 
  • Kiersey: Assess your temperament and get insights into what career path might suit you best.
  • Texas Career Check: Create an interest profile and keep track of your options.

Take this assessment to identify and explore your interests and career options.  Through Career Coach, you can also explore career, industry and salary information.

Career Coach

Learn more about the day-to-day duties of a career, job outlook, salaries, and more using these resources.

  • Career One Stop: Discover new career possibilities and learn what you need to do in order to land a career in your dream field.
  • O*Net: Discover occupations based on the type of industry and required education level. Find insight into salary, job outlook, descriptions, and general job search tips.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Research the outlook of careers and industries. Look at industry trends and the outlook of your chosen occupation.
  • Salary.com: Learn how much earning power your career goals can lead to. Explore various careers and see what the median salary in your area can mean for you!
  • Texas Reality Check: Use this calculator to see how much money you'll need to make to live the life of your dreams.

Learn the skills you need to be successful in the workplace.  The Skills 2 Success Academy offers a wide range of topics fo ryou to explore that will give you a leg up on your competition as you apply for jobs.  Start learning today!

Skills2Succeed Academy

Use these resources to help you build your resume and write cover letters.

Use these resources to find and afford an internship.

  • Micro-Internships: Through a partnership between WCJC and ParkerDewey, you can access short-term, flexible, real-world, PAID experiences! Create your profile in less than 10 minutes and start applying today.
  • Handshake: Use Handshake to connect with employers and find internships.

Don't let finances stop you from accepting an internship.  If you're participating in an internship, co-op or other applied learning experience, we offer a $500 scholarship to suppport you through your experience.  Apply today!

Apply for WCJC Experiential Learning Scholarship 

Connect with alumni and employers who are specifically looking to  hire WCJC students and graduates.  Create your free account on Handshake, upload your resume and start searching for jobs and internships today.

Handshake

Use these tools to find job opportunities and open positions.

Meet with a Career Advisor

Make an in-person or virtual appointment for career advising. Walk-ins are welcome on the Wharton, Richmond, and Sugar Land campuses. However, you may experience a wait to see the next available advisor.
Schedule an appointment with an advisor for help with career exploration and choosing a major that can help you achieve your desired future. Advisors are located at the Whraton, Richmond, and Sugar Land campuses.

We also offer an array of other career assistance, including writing your resume, interview prep, job search strategies, and more.

Have questions? Email us at advising@wcjc.edu or call us at 979-532-6388. Our walk-in hours are: 

  • Monday-Wednesday: 8AM - 5 PM
  • Thursday: 8AM - 6PM
  • Friday: 8AM - 4PM

Information for Employers

Post Jobs and Internships

Create an employer account on Handshake to message students with event invites, interview requests, and new job opportunities. Customize your employer settings to best suit your company's needs and preferences. Engage with WCJC students with a Handshake account!