Welcome to the Virtual Career Center! This is a place where you can receive assistance with the questions about your career and educational goals. Some students are not sure what they want to do and some are not sure what the next step is to reaching their goals. Click on any of the pages below to get started.

How Do I Get There

Getting the Job

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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.

Vault.com – Resume and Cover Letter Writing

See a sample resume or cover letter to give you some inspiration.

Vault.com – Interviews

Read some interviewing advice to give you an edge on the competition.

Career OneStop – Interviews, Letters, Resumes

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)

Other Job Listing Sites


Résumés: The Basics [pdf]

Résumés: Know the No-No’s [pdf]

Résumé Builder (registration required) [pdf]

Why a Cover Letter? [pdf]

Interviews: The Art of the Interview [pdf]

Interviews: To-Do Tips [pdf]

Job Fairs: The Basics [pdf]

Me, Myself, and Inc. [pdf]

Networking 101 [pdf]