Career & Transfer Assistance
The Hopkinsville Community College Student Transition Center (Career and Transfer Services) offers free resources for all students, alumni, and community members. Visitors are eligible to receive assistance with all aspects of career development including:
Career Guidance and Exploration
Students can identify interests and research factors necessary to make an informed career decision. Choices self-paced online career guidance tools are available free of charge for assessment and review. There are nominal fees for select assessments (i.e. Myers-Briggs).
Customized Job Search
Information about job opportunities and assistance in securing employment are available for full-time and part-time positions in the area. Those interested in this service must complete a registration form and meet with the Career and Transfer Services Coordinator. Job seekers are asked to regularly check the student job opportunities list for updated information.
Rsum/Cover Letter Writing and Interview Skills Practice
Assistance is available for creating employment documents including rsums, cover letters, and portfolios. Rsum paper and printing are also provided free of charge. Assistance is available for job interview preparation and practice.
Employability Skills Training
Learn the skills necessary to become a productive employee. Topics include workplace ethics, teamwork, conflict resolution, and time management. Students can receive one-on-one assistance or attend numerous workshops held continually throughout the year.
We offer employers the opportunity to advertise open positions, recruit potential employees, attend job fairs, and set up on-campus interviews with students. We also arrange cooperative education and internship placements. We have opportunities for interns in our Student Services department as well.
Four-Year College and University Transfer
Resources for students wishing to transfer to a four-year college or university include school search, application process assistance, scholarship search, and school visit information.
The Student Transition Center Resource Lab includes a wide array of resources for students seeking career information. A variety of books are available on topics including rsum and cover letter writing, interview preparation, workplace success tips, networking, and job search skills. Computers and laser printers are also available for those wishing to take the online career assessments, produce a rsum, or other related documents. Guest speaker presentations, workshops, and other events are held continually throughout the year.
Helpful Online Resources
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Kanya Allen, Coordinator of Career and Transfer Services
Office: Hopkinsville Campus, Technology Center, Room 204