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Welcome to Career Services!

Career Services

Whether you are a student, prospective student, alumnus, employer or community partner, the Career Services Unit team at HACC wants to help you. Our primary function is to support our students’ professional growth and development toward their career goals. We also work hard to connect students, businesses and community partners.

Career Services assists individuals with:

  • Exploring career options
  • Identifying college major and career direction
  • Locating internship opportunities and experiential learning
  • Conducting a job search
  • Preparing resumes and interviews
  • Networking and connecting with employers
  • Preparing for the world of work

 

Career Services Hours
  • Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Fridays remote 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • An in-person appointment can be arranged on select days by request, please email  careerservices@hacc.edu and a career services team member will be in contact.

Special Hours in January 2023:

  • Jan. 2, 2023 - CLOSED.
  • Jan. 3-6, 2023, Staffed on campus, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 9-13, 2023 staffed on campus, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 16, 2023 CLOSED.
  • Jan. 17-20, 2023 staffed on campus, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 23-27, 2023 staffed on campus, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Starting the week of Jan. 30, 2023 and continuing through the Spring 2023 term, staffing on campus Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. and Friday remote only 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Career Services Virtual Drop-ins:

Choose a time that works best for you and join us via Zoom:

  • Jan. 4 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Feb. 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • March 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • April 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • April 24 from 4-6 p.m.
  • April 25 from noon-2 p.m.
  • April 26 from 4-6 p.m.
  • April 27 from 1-3 p.m.
  • April 28 from 10 a.m.-noon
  • May 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Zoom:  https://hacc.zoom.us/j/96744173753

You can also schedule a one-to-one Zoom appointment by emailing us at: careerservices@hacc.edu 

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Spring 2023 Events/Workshops

Finding a Career You Will LOVE Based on Your Personality Type!-Still exploring careers? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality assessment that will help you explore careers that are attractive to your personality preferences. Join us this Valentine’s season and complete the MBTI assessment. Pre-registration is required AND the MBTI assessment must be completed prior to the event. To register, please contact Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu or call 717-780-2433.

Major Confusion! Going from Undecided to Decided;-Are you majorly confused about choosing a major? Are you undecided of your academic or career goals? It’s not uncommon to be undecided or change your mind when you start college. Now is a great time to start exploring to get on the right path. Attend this workshop and learn about the various factors to explore to find the right major for you. There will be an interactive activity that will help you get started in the process!

Writing Resumes with IMPACT! - You be the judge. What makes a resume stand out? How will I know if my resume will grab the reader's attention? Am I including the best information? Come find out! In this event you'll get the chance to sit in the "reviewer" seat--see what to look for when reviewing a resume to help develop your own!

Helping Professions- Which is Right for YOU?Helping careers come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you would like to work directly with those in need or help on a broader scale by serving society more widely, learn how to find your niche in these different helping careers and perhaps be introduced to ones that you may have never considered

Draw Your Career:A picture is worth a thousand words! Are you undecided of your major or career goals? Come attend this fun career exploration event! You will be guided through a visualization activity which will have you develop goals and draw YOUR career path.

No artistic skills necessary! Come with an open mind, a blank piece of paper, and any drawing utensils of your choice.

Career & Internship Fair Bootcamp - Prepare for the upcoming Career/Internship Fairs by attending one or more of the following presentations: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/99087915039

Resume: Learn how to draft an effective resume and receive resume and cover letter tips.

  • March 6, 5-6 p.m.
  • March 7, noon-1 p.m.

LinkedIn: Learn about LinkedIn and understand how to use it. Develop a professional presence online and network effectively.

  • March 8, 5-6 p.m.
  • March 9, noon-1 p.m.

Personal Branding: What is Personal Branding and why is it important? Discover how to cultivate and market your brand!

  • March 6, noon-1 p.m.
  • March 9, 5-6 p.m.

Preparing for the Interview (including on the spot interviews): Develop effective interviewing skills and understand how to communicate your most impressive skills. Receive guidance on how to interview remotely and discuss the most common interview questions.

  • March 7, 5-6 p.m.
  • March 8, noon-1 p.m.
 
Job Search Preparedness Workshops

Job Search Preparedness Workshops: Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/96906154469

Resume Writing: Learn how to draft an effective resume and receive resume and cover letter tips.

  • May 1, noon-1 p.m.
  • May 3, 5-6 p.m.

Personal Brand: Learn how to be memorable for the right reasons!

  • May 1, 5-6 p.m.
  • May 4, noon-1 p.m.

Preparing for Interview: Develop effective interviewing skills and understand how to communicate your most impressive skills. Receive guidance on how to interview remotely and discuss the most common interview questions.

  • May 2, 5-6 p.m.
  • May 3, noon-1 p.m.

LinkedIn: Learn about LinkedIn and understand how to use it. Develop a professional presence online and network effectively.

  • May 2, noon-1 p.m.
  • May 4, 5-6 p.m.

If you are unable to attend these Job Search Preparedness virtual workshops, please reach out to career services for assistance at careerservices@hacc.edu or by calling 717-780-2433 to arrange an appointment with a career services professional.

We look forward to assisting you!

 

Spring 2023 Employer Spotlights (On-Campus)

Meet employer partners at our 5 campus locations to connect and learn about employment opportunities.

  • Lebanon: Jan. 30, Feb. 13 & 27, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Where: Lebanon Student Center Balcony
  • Gettysburg: Jan. 31-March 9, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Where: HUB Alcove Lobby
  • Lancaster: Jan. 31-March 9, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Where: East Building Lobby
  • Harrisburg: Jan. 31-March 9, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Where: Cooper Student Center Lobby
  • York: Jan. 31-March 9, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Where: Leader Building Lobby

 

Spring 2023 Nursing Employer Spotlights (On-Campus)

Meet employer partners at 4 campus locations to connect and learn about employment opportunities.

  • Gettysburg: Every Wednesday, Jan. 1-March 8, Where: Nursing Hallway
  • Lancaster: Every Monday and Wednesday, Jan. 30-Feb. 22, Where: Main Building Lobby, Every Tuesday, Jan. 31-Feb. 21, Where: Main Building Lobby
  • Harrisburg: Every Monday and Wednesday, Jan. 30-March 8, Where: Select Medical 2nd Floor
  • York: Every Monday, Jan. 30-March 6, Where: Leader Building Lobby (Between bookstore and library)
 
Spring 2023 Dental Employer Spotlights (On-Campus)
  • Harrisburg: Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, Jan. 30-March 10, Where: Select Medical 1st Floor
 
CAREER FAIRS: Spring 2023 Career & Internship Fairs (On-Campus)
  • York: March 21, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. , Where: York Cytec (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • Gettysburg: March 22, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. , Where: Gettysburg Room 130 (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • Lancaster: March 23, from 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. , Where: Lancaster East 203 (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • Harrisburg: March 28, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. , Where: Harrisburg Cooper Lobby Fireplace, Dining Room
  • Lebanon: March 29, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. , Where: Lebanon Multipurpose Room

Please register to attend on our online job board College Central Network. Approved employers will be emailed a zoom link a few days before the event.

Contact Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu for more information.

 

If you are in need of an appointment with or have questions related to Career Services, please e-mail careerservices@hacc.edu or phone 717-780-2433 and a staff member will be able to assist you.

 
Internships & Experiential Learning Opportunities Programming

Career Connections Week
EXPLORE career fields, DISCOVER work-based learning opportunities, and CONNECT with career professionals

Feb. 27 – March 3

Engaging in an experiential learning opportunity allows you to become more employable! So, Career Connections Week (CCW) introduces you to different experiential learning workshops to help you do just that! The workshops may be hybrid (in-person & virtual) or virtual (locations subject to change when necessary). CCW workshop dates are in BOLD below. Explore, discover, and connect to the right career path for YOU!

Participate in the Scavenger Hunt during the week for the opportunity to win a prize (only three prizes will be awarded); you must register by emailing careerservices@hacc.edu  to request the Scavenger Hunt document in advance. In order to participate in the Scavenger Hunt, you must register and attend at least two workshops.

Stay tuned for more information delivered to your Hawkmail email, on the campus video screens, under the CCN events section, on the Career Services Events webpage and on the Career Services electronic Padlet (bulletin board)!


Experiential Learning & Internship Workshops & Events

The following experiential learning workshops are offered every semester (dates/times will vary each semester). Workshops offered during Career Connections Week have the dates BOLDED below. Always check for updated workshop information and/or offerings throughout the semester. We look forward to meeting and working with everyone!

Career Connections Week and Internship & Experiential Learning Opportunities (IELOPs) Workshops can always be accessed virtually using the following Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411

 

Activate and navigate YOUR College Central Network (CCN) account now! Explore the resources and tools that benefit you in building a successful career path. (Select one date):
  • Dates/Times: Feb. 15, from 5-6 p.m. OR Feb. 16, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR March 9, from 1-2 p.m.
  • Students must have their HACC ID# and Hawkmail email address available to use during the workshop
  • Explore the benefits of CCN’s career resources & tools - it's so simple!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.

 

Discover and Explore Work-based Learning through Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELOPs) such as Informational Interviews, Job Shadowing, Service Learning Projects and why doing an ELOPs will benefit you! (Select one date)
  • Dates/Times: Feb. 21 OR March 1, each from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Discover the value of informational interviews, job shadows and more!
  • Explore the different types of experiential learning opportunities that can help you learn more about a particular career field.
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
Create unique targeted introductions in this Speed Connecting Workshop to land YOUR internship or job! (Select one date)
  • Introduce yourself in 60 seconds to effectively connect with anyone in a more useful way to make a great lasting impression!

Student Sessions ONLY:

  • Dates/Times: Feb. 22, from 5-6 p.m. OR Feb. 27, from 12:30 -1:30 p.m.
  • External Partner & Student Session (must have attended at least one student session previously). Spring 2023 date to be determined based on student participation in the student sessions first! Stay tuned for more information!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
Connect with a Career Professional & Learn how to use HACC’s Career Mentoring Network! (Select one date)

THIS IS A HYBRID EVENT - both in-person and online (subject to change: so, please check your CCN account and/or the Career Services Events webpage for updated information!).

  • Dates/Times: Feb. 27 or 28 OR March 1 or 2, each from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Connect with a career professional to have career conversations and learn more about mentorship
  • Location by date: *(max indicates total number of seats available)
    • Feb. 27 – Harrisburg, Cooper, Room 209 A (max 12) and 209 B (max 20)
    • Feb. 28 – York, Cytec, 106Q Conference Room (max 12)
    • March 1 – Lancaster, MAIN, 326 Video Conference Rm. (max 12); EAST 202 Conference Room (max 12)
    • March 2 – Gettysburg, Room 315 Video Conference Room (max 12) 
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register - indicate the date & location 
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
  • See you there!
 
Market YOUR accomplishments in a unique way. Create an E-Portolio to showcase YOURSELF, YOUR projects and YOUR awards! Workshop (Select one date)
  • Date/Time: March 2, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Join us as we learn how to create an e-portfolio (NOT your resume!) in CCN so you can stand out from the crowd and capture someone’s interest in YOU as the better candidate!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
HACC’s Internship Process and How to Create an Internship Search Action Plan! Select one date)

Get an edge over other candidates applying for employment by doing an internship to gain valuable experience!

  • Dates/Times: Feb. 14 OR Feb. 28 OR March 3, each from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Discover valuable information about internships!
  • Learn how to create an action plan so you can successfully search for internship opportunities! • Students should already have their CCN account activated. If you haven't done that yet , contact career services for assistance.
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
Interested in Internships or Employment with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania? Workshop (Select one date):

THIS IS A HYBRID EVENT - both in-person and online (subject to change: so, please check your CCN account and/or the Career Services Events webpage for updated information!).

  • Dates/Time: Feb. 27 or 28 OR March 1 or 2, each location from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Learn about internships and employment opportunities with Pennsylvania’s largest employer the Commonwealth of PA!
  • Meet your recruiting representatives for your county
  • Location by date: *(max indicates total number of seats available)
    • Feb. 27 - Harrisburg, Cooper, Room 209 A (max 12) and 209 B (max 20)
    • Feb. 28 - York, Cytec, 106Q Conference Room (max 12)
    • March 1 -  Lancaster - cancelled ** Please attend another session**
    • March 2 - Gettysburg, Room 315 Video Conference Room (max 12)
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register - indicate the date & location 
  • Plus, you may also attend via Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411

Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.

 
TIPS on How to Succeed & Belong in the Workplace! Workshop (Select one date)
  • Dates/Times: Feb. 23, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR March 3, from 2-3 p.m.
  • Let’s explore and discover the concept of becoming mindfully aware of creating a culture of belonging so YOU can be successful in any workplace setting!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
What is Racial Equity in YOUR Workplace Environment? Working in a Diverse World Series Workshop (Select one date)
  • Dates/Time: March 8, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Join us as we learn how to recognize, address, and educate ourselves about racial equity in order for all of us to be successful!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
What is Gender Equity in YOUR Workplace Environment? Working in a Diverse World Series Workshop
  • Dates/Time: March 7, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Learn how to recognize, address, and educate ourselves about gender equity in order for all of us to be successful!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.

 

Tips to be Successful on YOUR Internship! (Select one date)
  • Dates/Times: April 18, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR April 19, from 5-6 p.m.
  • Learn simple yet powerful practical tips that will help you succeed while on your internship!
  • This workshop is ONLY for students who already have APPROVED INTERNSHIP SITES FOR SUMMER OR FALL 2023 or know they will be completing an internship during the school year 2022-2023.
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.

 

Generation Soup - What is Your Generation's Worth & Value to the Workplace - Define and Own Your Success! Workshop
  • Dates/Times: March 3, from 10-11 a.m. OR April 11, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Since multiple generations work together in today’s workplace, learn how to recognize and effectively collaborate with each generation’s talents and skill sets to empower everyone with the chance to succeed!
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
 
Disney College Program & HACC Information Session
  • Dates/Times: Feb. 2 OR March 8, each from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Learn what it means for you as a HACC student when you want to participate in the Disney College Program, Culinary Program or Internships BEFORE you apply. This way you can make the best-informed decision.
  • Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/92995252411
  • Contact HACC Career Services at careerservices@hacc.edu to register OR if you are unable to attend and need to schedule a one-on-one appointment, or if you have any other event questions and a career services staff member will connect with you.
SPRING 2023 STEAM Fest Days

A Be-Inspired Event
April 20, 24, 25 & 27
(generally, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. exact schedule TBD (hybrid but location subject to change))
This is a day to be inspired by industry presentations and make connections with leaders in the worlds of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics!
Stay tuned for more information delivered to your Hawkmail email, on the campus video screens, under the CCN events section, on the Career Services Events webpage and on the Career Services electronic Padlet (bulletin board)!

 

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