Career Resources for Parents
Career Planning Tools and Advice for Your Children
FOCUS: A computer-assisted guidance tool is available to help your children determine career paths appropriate for their skills, interests, personality, and values.
LVC JOB CENTER: Your one-stop automated, 24/7 access to on-campus recruitment, job fairs, workshops, events, internships, summer jobs, and graduate school programs. JOB CENTER is also the home of Career Connections, an online mentoring service provided by LVC volunteers willing to offer advice on career exploration and assistance in the job search process.
Project CLOSE-UP: A career exploration program for first-year students. Shadowing a professional in the workplace, particularly a LVC alumni Career Connections mentor, is one of the best ways to learn what a job is really like—from the inside out.
A Career Planning Course for Parents: Includes Careers 101—for parents of first-year students; Careers 201— for parents of second-year students; Careers 301—for parents of 'mid-career' students; and Careers 401—for parents of graduating seniors.
What Parents of Prospective College Students Should Know: Ten career-related items to help your son or daughter plan for a career.
Help Your New Grad Find A Job: Things you can do to assist your son or daughter make the transition from college to a career.
CareerSpots: 12 great three-minute videos created by leading experts to prepare students for the job search.
Becoming a Parent of Influence
Consider becoming a volunteer with the Office of Career Services. Provide valuable career advice and job search assistance to current LVC students through a variety of annual programs and workshops. Contact us for details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register yourself and/or your employer in our JOB CENTER system. Introduce your company, organization, or school district to potential future employees. Post employment and internship opportunities or register for career events and on-campus recruiting.
For registration details and login information, visit www.lvc.edu/career-services/interfase.aspx.