How Do I Get There
Getting the Job
How do you get more experience or a new job in your career field? Learn more about resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, and getting more experience while you are in school.
Learning Express Library
All current students can create a free account, and click on “Workplace Skills Improvement” on the left for detailed information (including free books and e-courses) on the job search, resumes, and interviewing. You can access this from any computer on campus, or will need to contact the Gaston College library for the password.
See a sample resume or cover letter to give you some inspiration.
Read some interviewing advice to give you an edge on the competition.
U.S. Department of Labor sponsors this site to help you with interviewing, resumes and cover letters.
Student Directions: Register with CollegeCentral.com
Register with our College Central Network for access to job listings, build a résumé, and even more helpful articles!
Full/Part-time Job Listings (registration required)
Résumés: The Basics [pdf]
Résumé Builder (registration required) [pdf]
Why a Cover Letter? [pdf]
Interviews: To-Do Tips [pdf]
Job Fairs: The Basics [pdf]
Me, Myself, and Inc. [pdf]
Networking 101 [pdf]