Job Search Strategies

The Career and Workforce Solutions Center can assist you with preparing for your job search needs. Students are able to have their resume reviewed, prepare for interviews with employers and receive tips to better present themselves to employers.

Job search, resume and interviewing skills workshops are available during the fall and spring semesters. Be sure to go to Handshake and access your free account, check out the events and reserve your spot today.  You can also download the Handshake app through Google Play or Apple App Store and browse and apply for jobs and internships that are posted.

Take the job search with you. Download the Handshake App.

Resume Builder and More

You can create or update your current resume by using SkillsFirst.

This service is free for College of the Desert students and alumni.

SkillsFirst will also provide you with cover letter samples and assistance with improving your interviewing skills, and provide you with the tools to build your professional website and e-portfolio.

Review the SkillsFirst career tools video guide for tips on creating or updating your resume.