Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When should my son or daughter start visiting OC Career Services?

A. We recommend that students visit Career Services early in their college education. Each decision about your student’s career plan is important and we are here to prepare them with knowledge so that they can make wise career choices.

Q. What should my student do throughout the undergraduate years to prepare for her/his future?

A. Each student will have a different timeline in preparing for their future. We have prepared, however, a career planning checklist that is available for students to review under the “For Students” section of the Career Services website. 

Q. Who does my son or daughter contact for employment during the school year?

A. Although Career Services specializes in full-time professional work, we also assist students with part-time off-campus work. The Career Services website offers a job database that includes part-time employment, full-time employment, and internships. If your student is looking for on-campus employment or work study programs, they should look at the on-campus job listings page (click here for listings).

Q. What preparation is there for resume writing and interviewing?

A. Each student can utilize Career Services for help writing resumes and cover letters, critiques, and preparation for interviewing. Services available for students are listed under the Student Resources section of this website.