Career and Experiential Learning

MISSION
The mission of the Career and Experiential Learning is to support the institution's academic programs by designing, implementing, and managing services and programs that meet the career and educational development and employment needs of the students.

Career Services

The Career and Experiential Learning office, offers an array of professional services that will assist students with exploring, developing, and participating in experiences, that relate to each student’s unique educational and career goals. Students are encouraged to begin career planning early, and the Career and Experiential Learning office can guide you on strategies for how to become a marketable candidate in the workforce.

The Career and Experiential Learning office can assist with:

  • Exploring careers and college majors
  • Job and internship search
  • Résumé and cover letter reviews
  • Interview preparation
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Career and Experiential Learning On-Campus Drop-in Times

Fall 2021 (August 23-December 17)

  • Tuesdays 10 AM-11 AM
  • Wednesdays 4 PM-5 PM

To schedule a campus or virtual appointment, please email: nlc-careers@alamo.edu.

Explore Careers
  • Focus 2: An online, career tool that helps to match careers based on your personality self-assessment. Create your profile today! Use the Northeast Lakeview College access code: nighthawks
    • Explore majors based on self-assessment
    • Research careers associated with specific majors
    • Compare occupations
    • Learn important industry data and facts
    • Decide which career fields and majors are best for you
  • Career Coach: A web-based tool that provides local data on wages, employment, job postings, and the associated education and training that can lead to your intended career.
    • Create a professional résumé using the Build Your Resume feature
    • Undecided? No worries, take the Career Assessment to discover occupations that interest you!
    • Link majors to careers
    • Action Plans
    • Career Portfolio
    • What Can I Do With This Major?
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook guide includes career information for hundreds of occupations!
  • O*Net Online: This site is the nation’s primary source for occupational information.   
  • Texas Reality Check: Use one of three methods to compare occupations, lifestyles, and salary goals to find recommended careers.

 

Search Jobs
  • HS_Icon_Black-HEX.pngOnline Job Board: Login to our online job board (powered by Handshake) to search for full-time, part-time jobs and internship opportunities. Download the Handshake App to search and apply to jobs right from your phone.
    • Connect with employers seeking to hire NLC students
    • Access thousands of jobs and internships
    • Register for events
    • Make an appointment with a Career Advisor
    • Create your Handshake account at com
      • Sign in with your alamo.edu email
      • Connect with Alamo College District
  • On-Campus Student Employment: Apply for Work-Study
  • Off-Campus Student Employment: Community Work-Study
  • WorkInTexas: A comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. 
  • Indeed: Use this site to post your resume and search for openings by company name, keyword/title, location.
  • Monster.com: Search job postings, network with other college students and recent graduates, and share job-seeker resources.
  • LinkedIn: Search job postings and network with professionals in various industries.
  • Glassdoor: Allows you to search for jobs but also provides information about salaries, interviews, and companies.
  • SnagaJob: Provides postings for full-time and part-time jobs. You can search by location, category, industry, position, and even company.
  • Buzzfile: List employers by major and location.
Search Internships & Experiential Opportunities
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    Parker Dewey Micro-Internships: Connects students to micro-internships, short-term, paid projects, offered by real companies. Students can apply to work on entry-level tasks, from a remote setting.
  • Alamo Colleges District – Office of Workplace Learning: Offers several ways to enhance your education through paid, hands-on opportunities in San Antonio or across the globe through local and regional internships, federal internships, STEM Research, and internship workshops.
  • City of San Antonio - Student Internship Program: Link theory to practice, gain real-world experience, and develop specialized skills while working in departments within the city’s organization.
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Find internship opportunities, available scholarships, and job search.
  • Texas Internship Challenge: Find internship opportunities in a variety of industries all over Texas
  • Internships.com: Identified by Forbes as a “Top 10 Career Website,” this site lets you search through over 70,000 openings by using keywords and location.
  • WayUp: (Formerly InternMatch) Search for volunteer and paid internships by companies, cities, or categories. Sign up and create your profile to let recruiters find you.
  • ZipRecruiter: An additional internship resource. Can search by degree, location, salary, etc. 
  • Idealist: Gain experience by participating in volunteer work in your community. 
  • Volunteer Match: Find volunteer opportunities.
  • United Nations Volunteers: If you’re looking to take your online volunteering worldwide, this is the place to start. UNV connects you with organizations working for peace and development in need of skills like research, writing, art, and design. There are already over 12,000 volunteers from 187 countries lending their talents to organizations around the globe.
  • Catchafire: This volunteer search tool is exclusively for online volunteer projects. Each one has a timeline that can range anywhere from an hour to a few weeks. So whether you have an afternoon or several, you can help not-for-profit with tasks like writing thank-you letters or editing photos.
  • Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum, education, and research complex, but even they could use a little help sometimes. Help make their collections more accessible by volunteering online to transcribe historical documents or edit Wikipedia articles related to their artifacts and research.
  • Amnesty International Decoders: Operated by Amnesty International, this network of digital volunteers helps conduct research into global human rights violations. Volunteers have used their phones and computers to verify the location of oil spills, fin evidence of drone strikes, and flag abusive tweets to women politicians in India.
  • Translators Without Borders: For those fluent in more than one language, check out this nonprofit that combines language skills with humanitarian aid. Volunteers provide translations (10 million words a year!) to international organizations that focus on crisis relief, health, and education.
  • Zooniverse: A platform for people-powered research that literally wouldn’t be possible (or practical) without the help of online volunteers. Spend as much or as little time as you’d like identifying endangered animals, classifying galaxy systems, or transcribing Shakespearean manuscripts.
  • Crisis Text Line: Here’s a perfect example of technology being used for good. Become a volunteer to help the Crisis Text Line continue to offer free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. If you’re at least 18 and can commit to volunteering four hours each week, you can apply to be trained for free.
  • Points of Light: Help create a global culture of volunteerism. Points of Light encourages you to find a way to get involved by reviewing the world’s largest network of volunteer opportunities.
  • DoSomething.org:  DoSomething empowers young people to enact social change both online or off. Volunteer online through one of our campaigns to help solve real-world problems. DoSomething members have used the interview to successfully urge Apple to diversity their emojis, change the dictionary definition of "Black/black", and create the largest crowdsourced anti-bullying guide.
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Veteran & Active Duty Students
Resources
Stay Connected
Events
  • Campus Events
  • Virtual Career Fairs
    • CareerEco: Career Eco virtual events connect students and alumni with employer & grad schools. Many are open to all job seekers.
    • Recruit Military: Those who have served in the military and their spouses, including active duty, retired, separated, veterans, National Guard, and Reserves.
    • Teacher Job Fairs: Search for career opportunities in public, private, charter, vocational, and magnet schools, along with colleges and education systems.
    • JobFairsIn.com : Provides a comprehensive listing of job fairs and hiring events throughout the country.
  • Webinars

 

Employers

Thank you for working with Northeast Lakeview College.  We are committed to assisting employers find talent to fill part-time, full-time, seasonal, and internship opportunities.

We welcome employer and community partnerships, to help build a pipeline, of skilled and educated talent for the North East San Antonio area and our surrounding municipalities.

To learn about additional partnership opportunities, please visit the Alamo Colleges District Employer Partnership web page, https://www.alamo.edu/about-us/employer-partnership-opportunities/.

  • Post a job or internship #HireANighthawk
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      • Connect with students
      • Post-employment/internship opportunities
      • Register for our events
    • How to Create Your Employer Handshake Account
      • Click here to sign up
      • Select the type of students your company wishes to recruit
      • Read the Employer Guidelines
      • Connect with Alamo Colleges District
  • Additional Ways to Connect
    • Schedule an Informational Table
    • Attend the Career Fair
    • Host an Information Session
    • Present to classes or student groups

  • NLC Campus Map
    • Check-in: Please check-in at the Welcome Center, located in the Student Commons (building STCM 300). The Welcome Center is located in the centralized foyer of the Student Commons, directly facing the library building.
    • Parking: Open parking in any non-reserved, non-employee, parking lot.
      • Lot 1 & 2: Provide additional parking, accessible to Student Commons.
      • Lot 3: The closest parking to Student Commons, but fills up quickly.
      • Lot 4: Further removed, but offers ample parking. Enjoy the walk of our natural surroundings!
      • Lot 5: The closest to the Library, and a quick walk to the Student Commons, but fills up quickly.

  • About NLC: History of NLC, Fast Facts & Student Profile