Job Search Preparation
Below you will find documents, videos, and tools to help you prepare to enter the workforce. While these resources are a great place to start your journey, never hesitate to reach out for guidance!
How To Begin Writing a Rèsumè
- What is a Rèsumè?
- Step One – Choosing a Format
- Step Two – Organizing with Sections
- Step Three – Writing Bullet Statements
- Tips for a Successful Rèsumè
How To Evaluate a Rèsumè
Cover Letter Resources
How To Begin Writing a Cover Letter
- What is a Cover Letter
- Step 1 – What to Include
- Step 2 – Cover Letter Structure
- Step 3 – Choose Your Format
- Tips for a Strong Cover Letter
How to Evaluate a Cover Letter
Cover Letter Examples
Podcasts and Videos
Jackson College uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting site. This service also provides a wide variety of career related podcasts and videos. Sign up to get job search advice delivered right to you!Sign up for College Central Network
Career Portfolio Resources
Do you need a portfolio for your program? Looking to expand your resume? College Central Network, Jackson College’s job posting site, has an easy to use portfolio builder. Sign up and get started on your professional portfolio today. Create an account and have access to hundreds of helpful career related materials.Sign up for College Central Network
Jackets for Jets
Jackets for Jets
Jackets for Jets provides access to professional clothing to assist students in their efforts to be ready for the workplace. Jackson College is committed to our students’ success, and that includes helping you dress for success on the job!
How does Jackets for Jets work?
To access the closet, students should set up an appointment with the Employment Hub by emailing JC-CCE@jccmi.edu. At the appointment, students make take up to three full outfits which will be theirs to keep. Repeat appointment will be decided based on available inventory.
What types of items are available?
Why use Jackets for Jets?
Professional clothing can be requested for the following reasons:
- Career Fair
- Career Event
- Etc. (any professional event)
How to Support Jackets for Jets
We are accepting donations of gently used, laundered, and pressed clothing items including:
- Suit Jackets
To donate, please bring items to Bert Walker Hall, Suite 124 or call 517.990.1381 to set up a delivery appointment.
- How does Jackets for Jets work?