Student Employment & Internships
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Student Employment & Internships

As part of your career planning process, you will want to explore your individual interests, personality, your JCC degree and how they relate to jobs available. A part of career counseling helps you explore these as you look at continuing your studies and/or finding employment.    This may include resume and cover letter development and critiques, as well as interviewing techniques. Job placement activities are supported through the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) (opens in new window.)

Career Coach

Take a career inventory to explore your character traits based on career fields and related occupations. You can also build a resume!

Career Workshops

Engage in a variety of career and employment readiness workshops.

Personalized Appointments

Make an appointment with a professional for career counseling, cover letter and resume development, and mock interviewing.


Connect with employers and post credentials for employment and internships.

On-Campus Student Employment

Jefferson students can work on-campus and earn a paycheck while taking classes. If you would like to learn more about Student Employment or apply for a position, please visit our Work on Campus page. On-campus supervisors please refer to the Student Employment Supervisor Manual as a guide when hiring student workers. 

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Employment Resources

Check out this resource sheet with links to job search sites, local job openings, and more!

Download Employment Resource Sheet


LEADS: Learn, Earn, Apply, Develop, Succeed

Jefferson's Internship Program

Internships are short-term work experiences that allow you to observe and participate in professional environments. They are also a great way to explore how your interests relate to possible careers. More specifically, internships provide the opportunity to get an inside view of an industry and organization, gain skills, and make professional connections that enhance your network. Internships can clarify your career interests and stand out to employers in your search for a full-time job after graduation.

Benefits or participation in the program LEADS to:

Learning from industry experts and receiving mentors/future professional references.
Earning financial compensation for applied learning experiences.
Applying theoretical classroom knowledge to real world experiences.
Developing transferable/employable skills to boost your resume.
Succeeding in completing your degree and professional career goals.

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NACE Career Readiness Competencies

Our Career and Student Employment Services strive to prepare Jefferson Students with the Career Readiness Competencies of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), through workshops, personalized sessions, networking platforms, and providing countless resources.
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