Students and Graduates receive assistance with Internships, Externships, Job Fairs, Networking, Resume Preparation, Interviewing, Career Assessment and much more!
” I can always rely on CCI to send professional and qualified candidates for my clients’ entry level openings. All of the candidates continue to do a phenomenal job in their roles and I have CCI to thank!”
Jessica V. (Recruiter) The CSI Companies
“Great News!!! John got a offer today without even having to interview! He starts on Monday! I am in your debt (as usual) and grateful for your assistance…as well happy we were able to help a recent graduate of yours! Have a fantastic remainder of the week and let’s hope we continue the hiring trend through 2012!
Don S. (Senior Technical Recruiter) Volt Technical Resources
“Thank you so much for all of your help and support! Dynamic Staffing appreciates you sending us such amazing, qualified candidates. We were recently able to place one of your new certified technicians at a local mall order pharmacy that seemed like a perfect fit. I especially love to help out candidates during their transition period from graduation to their first position in their chosen career fields, it is incredibly rewarding to watch them succeed. You have been wonderful at following up with anything thrown your way and you are always willing to put us in touch with some of our best fit candidates. Thanks again for everything you do!”
Sara T. (Business Healthcare Recruiter) Dynamic Global Staffing
Candidates are encouraged to visit the campus and request to meet with staff in the career services department. Assistance is provided to students interested in seeking part time employment while enrolled in a program. All qualified graduates benefit from the following career assistance services.
- Student Assistance Services
CCI offers counseling and employment assistance services to students in need of special assistance or part time employment while attending school.
- Career Assessment
Pre-enrollment and post-graduation career assessment and guidance is provided by placement assistance staff, school instructors, and/or program managers.
- Job Fairs
CCI provides opportunities to students and graduates: advising on available job fairs, assisting in resume preparation, and in meeting with potential employers.
Many programs include externships providing additional experience with a local employer. Please review the school catalog for your program of choice.
CCI may have opportunities for students to work and learn while attending school. Upon request, the placement assistance office can attempt to arrange non-paying internships related to your program of study. Such internships are not part of the program of study.
- Networking Opportunities
The Student Assistance Services office prepares various networking opportunities where students may meet alumni, industry members, potential employers, and local community leaders.
- Resume Assistance
Students and graduates are assisted in the revision of current resume or the design of new resume.
- Interviewing Assistance
The Professional Development class includes a mock interview session in preparing the student for graduation and employment.
- Post-Employment Job Skills Support
Graduates are supported with technical consultation and on-the-job problem solving consultation by instructors and counselors.
- Life-long Employment Assistance
Graduates of CCI will always have the opportunity to contact the school for continued employment assistance years and years after graduation.
DARS: Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services helps individuals who have physical and mental disabilities.
DRS Rehabilitation Technology Resource Center helps keep track of new equipment and engineering services designed to help people with disabilities be more independent.
Supported Employment serves consumers of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program who need on-going support to maintain competitive employment. Counselors ensure that consumers in this program have the opportunity and support necessary to work in their communities.
Transition Planning. DRS VR counselors provide consultative and technical assistance to public school personnel in planning the move from school to work for students with disabilities. DRS Regional Transition Specialists assist VR counselors in coordination with schools, independent school districts, and regional Educational Service Centers.
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program, a state-federal partnership since 1929, helps people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep jobs. Work related services are individualized and may include counseling, training, medical treatment, assistive devices, job placement assistance, and other services. Eligibility criteria for this program include: the presence of a physical or mental disability that results in a substantial impediment to employment, whether the individual is employable after receiving services, and whether services are required to achieve employment outcomes. DARS Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program helps Texans with disabilities prepare for, find and keep employment. This program also helps students with disabilities plan the jump from school to work.
Veterans Job or Training Assistance
A variety of employment, job training and related military friendly services are available to veterans. These are the same services that are available to all customers including veterans, except that veterans are given priority of service. Veterans can search for jobs, receive priority service at Texas Workforce Solutions offices and access information on transition assistance and benefits. Just for Veterans has more information on services available to all veterans.
TWC overseesTexas Veterans Leadership Program (TVLP), which helps veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan find work and achieve successful transitions back into civilian life. TVLP Veterans Resource & Referral Specialists, who are veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan, or both, play an integral role in meeting the needs of other returning veterans by using referrals to address their employment, training, medical, educational, and other needs.
Key employment, training and related services provided to all veterans include:
- Job search assistance
- Pre-employment and work readiness
- Assessment and planning
- Case management
- Information and referral to support services
- Life skills
Workforce Investment Act:
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) supports a market-driven system through the provision of services targeted to meet employers’ needs and through services tailored for the unemployed, the underemployed, at-risk youth and those who have received a notice of termination, with special emphasis placed on the economically disadvantaged.
Rapid response activities are also provided as part of a comprehensive workforce development system designed to respond quickly to employer, worker, and community needs when a mass layoff or plant closure appears imminent.
Workforce Solutions offices provide employer services, including the following:
- Job posting and job matching
- Applicant screening and referrals
- Assistance during a plant closing or mass layoff
Workforce Solutions offices provide job seeker services, including the following:
- Universal (core) services for individuals seeking assistance in their job search, e.g., outreach, intake, and an eligibility determination for additional Workforce Investment Act-funded services
- Intensive services for individuals deemed in need of additional assistance in order to become employed, e.g., comprehensive and specialized assessment of the skill level and service needs of adults and dislocated workers
- Training services for individuals deemed in need of training in order to become employed or retain employment, e.g., on-the-job training, occupational skills training, and training for nontraditional employment
- Support services such as child care, transportation, and work-related expenses when needed by the individual to work or participate in a Workforce Investment Act-funded activity
- Dislocated worker services specific to workers who have been laid off because of a plant closure or other dislocation. These services include job search assistance, introduction to job search tools, labor market information, access to computers, instruction on résumé writing, financial planning, stress management, and referral to vocational skills training as appropriate