Career Center Activities: Fall 2019

The North Lake College Career Center provides a variety of free career planning services and opportunities for current and former students, graduates, and students in the process of enrolling. Join the center for the following events throughout the fall semester this year. Mock Interview Week Monday, September 23 - Thursday, September 26 1 - 4 p.m. | A430 Students will have an opportunity to participate in a 30-minute interview session with a HR professional and receive feedback. Job seekers will fine-tune interview skills and possibly hear, "You're hired." Students, alumni and community members are welcome. Veterans on Wall Street Hiring [...]

2019-10-20T23:50:55-05:00September 19th, 2019|Careers, Events|

Construction Management Job Forum

Are you interested in pursuing a career in construction management? North Lake College and the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWC) are hosting a Construction Management Job Forum on August 14 from 6 - 8 p.m in the Student Life Center (H200). The event will allow students and individuals seeking employment to network and learn about opportunities available in the DFW construction industry. Organizational representative from NABWIC, Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Regional Black Contractors, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Regional Hispanic Contractors will be present. Company representatives also include Fluor Corporation, George D. [...]

2019-09-04T12:31:13-05:00August 5th, 2019|Careers, Events|

Cisco Academy Career Evening at NLC

North Lake College and Education Service Center Region 11 proudly present an exclusive event for Dallas-Fort Worth Cisco Networking Academy students and alumni: Cisco Academy Career Evening April 11, 2019 6-8:30 p.m. North Lake College Central Campus Building H - room H200 (view directions and campus map) Register Now If you’re looking to accelerate your career in IT/networking, don’t miss this chance to learn about job opportunities from several Cisco premier partners. This live event offers you an exclusive opportunity to meet with employers, and for employers to showcase exciting careers. Register in advance of this event on the new [...]

2019-03-27T12:16:29-05:00March 27th, 2019|Careers, Events|

Seven Tips to Prepare Yourself for the Spring Career Fair

Are you ready to impress potential employers at North Lake College’s Spring 2019 Career Fair? This March 28, over 50 employers will be on campus in the Student Life Center (room H200) to meet with students and community members like you about job opportunities. And our Career Center expert advisors have assembled the following list of tips to make sure you stand out. Tip 1: Dress for Success. Looking your best can impress potential employers, and it may also help boost your own self-esteem. Dressing professionally helps give some people the mental edge they need to be on their game. [...]

2019-04-01T14:31:23-05:00March 5th, 2019|Careers, Events, Services|

Career Center Activities, Spring 2019

Join the North Lake College Career Center for the following events throughout the spring semester this year. February 12, 2019 – April 30, 2019                                              3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Facebook Live “Career Talk Tuesdays” - every Tuesday on Facebook Each Tuesday participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, receive advice regarding careers, and suggest new topics. Tune-in for Information on topics such as “Salary vs. Hourly Pay: Slamming the Stigma,” “Keys to Career Fair Success,” “Career Spotlight-NLC,” “Employer Highlight,” and more. Join First Year Advising & Career Development Tuesdays live on Facebook.   Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1 p.m. – [...]

2019-02-25T16:43:47-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Careers, Events|

Attend the Fit 2 Hire Interview & Professional Attire Event

The Fit 2 Hire Job Interview & Professional Attire Event, which is free to DCCCD students from every college who have a valid student ID, will be held at the North Lake College Central Campus, 5001 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving, Texas 75038 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 9 and October 10.   Workshops will held be in Room K216 Clothing and Accessories will be in Room K322 (View map of college) ___________________________________________________________________ At Fit 2 Hire, students will have the opportunity to: -- get FREE new or gently used professional attire -- create or enhance their resumes [...]

2018-10-17T09:38:28-05:00October 4th, 2018|Careers, Events|

Guided Pathways Give Community College Students the Tools They Need to Graduate

Hundreds of community colleges nationwide are uniting around a reform movement called Guided Pathways (GPS). In use from Florida to Hawaii, GPS aims to ensure that community college students follow a clear path to graduation with help from supportive, career-focused counseling. GPS is designed to help students finish faster, better understand graduation requirements, and save money. Guided Pathways has been adopted by colleges like St. Petersburg College in Florida, Honolulu Community College, San Jacinto College near Houston, and the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). At least 250 community colleges are participating. The goal is simple: helping students graduate as [...]

2018-08-06T12:16:09-05:00August 1st, 2018|Academics, Advising, Careers|

Demand for Construction Workers in DFW Continues to Grow

New high-rise apartments, construction cranes, glass skyscrapers, and mile after mile of new suburban residences – these are common sights in the resurgent economy in many parts of the United States, especially Texas. Those shiny developments are signs of a booming business in new construction. But they also symbolize something else: a work opportunity. Most builders are desperately in need of new workers, and paying higher wages than ever before. Why is there a labor shortage? The National Association of Home Builders believes that, nationwide, at least a million new construction workers are needed. The problem is especially serious in [...]

2018-06-19T15:55:44-05:00June 12th, 2018|Careers|
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