Career Services

Career Services at Southwest

student summerCareer Services is an on-campus resource available to provide assistance with career assessments and job search, interview skills, as well as resume and cover letter writing.

We provide up-to-date information on post-secondary education, occupational outlook, work requirements, and salary information to help you determine your best career goals.

For more information contact Jessica Dotson in Tazewell Hall, T-104 or call  (276)964-7262.

SWCC College Central Network Services – Search jobs, post resumes and more! Open to students, alumni and employers.
SWCC Career Finder Services – Learn about your potential careers with our programs, including salary and job openings in our region.
VA Wizard Career Site – Resources for career tools and assistance in researching your career options.

Career Assessment & Planning

 Review the websites listed for helpful information about your area of need or interest. 

Virginia Career View provides up-to-date information on post-secondary education, occupational outlook, work requirements, salaries, military training, apprenticeship information and licensure.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.  It describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and projected job outlook in a wide range of occupations.

Virginia’s Education Wizard helps students navigate the process of selecting careers, finding majors, estimating the cost of college, finding and applying for financial aid and scholarships, and planning for transfer from a community college to a four-year institution. The VE Wizard can help you identify occupations that match the skill sets you have and the skills you plan to attain.

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