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Mission

Vision

Career Services will provide state-of-the-art programs and services to advance the career development and employment opportunities of its students, graduates, and community.

Mission Statement
Career Services provides comprehensive career development planning and job search services to PVCC students and to the community at all stages of career development. Our focus is on providing an inclusive, innovative, and supportive environment that will assist students in achieving their full potential in career development.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
After participating in a Career Services Workshop (i.e. mock Interview, résumé and cover letter, online job search) or similar visit with Career Services staff, student will be able to meet one of these SLOs.

Communication

  • Handle difficult interview questions with finesse
  • Interview giving concise but thorough interview responses
  • Write a targeted résumé and cover letter
  • Identify career related communication terms for job search

Information Literacy

  • Utilize career resources for educational and career planning
  • Develop a research based career development action plan

Problem Solving

  • Identify and apply job search resources and strategies
  • Identify and describe career services resources
  • Identify and wear appropriate workplace/interview attire
  • Identify relevant soft/hard skill sets needed for occupation
  • Research and describe current occupational trends and outlook

Technology

  • Conduct a job/internship search using online job boards and websites
  • Utilize web based career planning resources
  • Upload a résumé and cover letter to a job board, website, or email

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Career Services
Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N. 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ  85032

Location:  Kranitz Student Center – KSC 1181
(West side of the cafeteria, next to the Book Store)
Campus Map

Contact us by Phone or Email:
(602) 787-7073
career.services@paradisevalley.edu

Visit our Facebook page for information about resumes, jobs, and internships.

Career Services Hours:

Fall/Spring
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Summer
Monday through Thursday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: Closed

Career Services Appointments:
Walk-in appointments are available daily Fall/Spring: Monday through Thursday 1:00PM to 4:00PM, Friday 11:00am to 2:00PM
Summer: Monday Through Thursday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
One hour scheduled appointments with Norma Chandler are available for Resume Review, Cover Letter Review, Job/Internship Search Assistance, Online Career Research and Interviews, etc. for both students and community members

Staff

Norma Chandler
Manager, Career Services
norma.chandler@paradisevalley.edu

Mary Askew
Advisor, Career Services
career.services@paradisevalley.edu

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