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Career Development Center

We’re glad you’ve discovered our webpage! Here, we are happy to provide you with an overview of our services.

The mission of the Alice Lloyd College Career Development Center is to help students and alumni:

  • Explore career options.
  • Develop effective job search skills.
  • Assess the current job market.
  • Connect with employers.
  • Obtain information about graduate or professional schools with the goal that students and alumni secure career-related employment or admission to graduate or professional school.

Reaching this goal is an ongoing process, which students should begin ideally by their sophomore year. The Career Center is available to advise and assist in every step of a student’s career path, helping to ensure a successful and satisfying transition to taking their first steps beyond their college years.

Career Success Plan

Freshman Year: Explore Majors and Careers

  • Think of college as time to develop knowledge and strengths both within and outside the classroom.
  • Learn how the Career Development Office can assist you to explore your education/career options.
  • Complete a skills inventory assessment.
  • Attend career exploration series and other career development seminars and workshops.
  • Participate in in extracurricular activities that enhance your skills and values.
  • Consider a service learning project.
  • Plan early for summer work and internships/co-ops.
  • If undecided about which major to choose, visit your Career Development Office, talk with your advisor, and consider a mentoring program. Explore your options!

Sophomore Year: Career Exploration

  • Meet with career counselor for help with deciding on or confirming your choice of a major and to research your options.
  • Attend Job Fairs and other career events to make initial contact with employers and learn about their career-related opportunities.
  • Set up informational interviews, mentoring or shadowing experiences with ALC alumni and/or business leaders.
  • Join campus organizations and consider leadership positions to gain experience and develop skills.

Junior Year: Evaluate Decisions and Recommit Goals

  • Consider cooperative education, internships and part-time jobs.
  • Begin networking with alumni and professionals in your field of interest.
  • Begin work on a resume that highlights your skills, knowledge and experiences as they relate to your future goals. Have it reviewed by your career counselor.
  • Participate in study abroad programs and semester study programs.
  • Attend the Job Fair and other career events to speak to employers recruiting for internships, Co-op, and seasonal job opportunities.
  • Research graduate and professional school options. Visit schools!
  • Take graduate school entrance exams (GREs).

Senior Year: Career Decision and Implementation

  • Attend Senior Class meetings in the fall.
  • Update your resume and have it reviewed by your career counselor.
  • Make sure you are registered to utilize and participate in career fairs and career development seminars and that your resume is updated in the database.
  • Find out about the On-Campus Interviewing Program and other employer benefits.
  • Attend appropriate employer presentations and receptions.
  • Use the career-related Internet sites to research employers and locate job openings, including Co-op and internships.
  • Develop a job search action plan and use the Career Development resources to identify employers.
  • Prepare for your job interviews. Attend an interviewing skills workshop and view the interviewing videos.
  • Request a free copy of Job Choices, a guide to employment nationwide.
  • Consider joining an appropriate professional or trade association.
  • Identify faculty and/or work supervisors who will provide a favorable reference.
  • Participate in local and regional job fairs, and other career events in the area.


Online Resources


To utilize some of our excellent resources, please visit our Student Occupational Information page. If you have additional questions, we encourage you to contact us directly or stop in!

Career Services Office Hours

Monday—Friday, 8:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Evenings by appointment

Staff

Janet Johnson, Career Services Director

Location

2nd floor of Jerry C. Davis Student Center, Room 208

Contact Information:

Alice Lloyd College Career Service Office
100 Purpose Rd
Pippa Passes, KY 41844

Phone: (606) 368-6136
FAX: (606) 368-6217
E-mail: janetjohnson@alc.edu

 

Upcoming Events

Calendar

September 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 26, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
August 27, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
August 28, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Last Day to Register, Drop/Add

ALC Last Day to Register, Drop/Add

Convocation: Mandatory Class Meeting & Yearbook Photos

Convocation: Mandatory Class Meeting & Yearbook Photos
August 29, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
August 30, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

All-Campus Cookout

All-Campus Cookout
August 31, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 1, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 2, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 3, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

Labor Day - No Classes

Labor Day - No Classes
September 4, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends

JBS 1st Quarter Mid-Term Ends
September 5, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 6, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 7, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

JBS Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)

JBS Elementary Fall Field Day (K-5)
September 8, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 9, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 10, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 11, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Opening Convocation

ALC Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation: Dr. Dale Henry

Opening Convocation: Dr. Dale Henry

JBS Parent/Teacher Conference

JBS Parent/Teacher Conference
September 12, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 13, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 14, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

JBS Senior Field Day

JBS Senior Field Day
September 15, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 16, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation
September 17, 2018

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

ALC Faculty/Staff Orientation

Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week
September 18, 2018

Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week

Dedication Program

Dedication Program

Convocation: Constitution Day

Convocation: Constitution Day
September 19, 2018

Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week
September 20, 2018

Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week

ALC MAPP Test, Freshmen & Juniors

ALC MAPP Test, Freshmen & Juniors

MAPP Testing

MAPP Testing
September 21, 2018

Religious Emphasis Week

Religious Emphasis Week

Alumna/us of the Year Banquet

Alumna/us of the Year Banquet
September 22, 2018
September 23, 2018 September 24, 2018 September 25, 2018

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Convocation: Religious Emphasis

Convocation: Religious Emphasis
September 26, 2018 September 27, 2018 September 28, 2018 September 29, 2018

Camp Hope Community Service Project

Camp Hope Community Service Project
September 30, 2018 October 1, 2018 October 2, 2018 October 3, 2018

JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due

JBS 1st Quarter Grades Due
October 4, 2018

ALC/JBS Fall Break - No Classes

ALC/JBS Fall Break - No Classes
October 5, 2018

ALC/JBS Fall Break - No Classes

ALC/JBS Fall Break - No Classes
October 6, 2018