Welcome to Career and Transfer Services (CaTS)! We offer career exploration, job search assistance and transfer guidance to students and alumni. We help students define career goals through computerized assessments & career exploration activities. Our center also offers the Career & Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) to provide assistance to students facing significant barriers to education and/or employment.
Career & Transfer Services also offers students and alumni Handshake - the #1 platform to connect job and internship seekers to employers! The system offers online resume review, local and national job postings and students the ability to post their resume for employer consideration. Click on "Handshake" in our Career Tools section below to learn more!
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO RECENT COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS, ALL SCHEDULED TAP (TEXTBOOK ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) TEXTBOOK RETURNS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Please note, although normal TAP services have been interrupted we are responding to inquiries during normal business hours, excluding holidays. Questions related to the TAP program and application availability are available ONLY via email. Contact Career & Transfer Services at Contact Us for questions or issues.
Career & Transfer Signature Events
SPRING 2021 CAREER & TRANSFER EVENTS
Let’s Get Real: The Reality of the Business Industry
Are you a current or prospective business student who is looking for insight on the business industry? Join CSN Career and Transfer Services as we host a panel discussion with business industry professionals who will provide insight on the reality of the industry. Network, ask questions and find out if the business industry is right for you.
Tuesday, April 20, 5 – 6 PM
Register to attend any of the events at https://tinyurl.com/RealityofBusiness
Got Goals? A US Bank Collaboration Event
Join the Career & Transfer Services team and U.S. Bank Goals Coach Marta Depczynska for a conversation about goal development, career coaching, and how to develop a plan for your future.
Tuesday, April 27, 4 – 5 PM
Register to attend any of the sessions at https://tinyurl.com/USBankGotGoals
Thinking Bigger: The Benefits of Transferring to an Out-of-State College
Join CSN Career and Transfer Services to discuss the benefits of transferring to an out-of-state institution, what the process looks like and how we can assist you with ensuring that you are on the right road to transfer.
Thursday, April 29, 5 – 6 PM
Register to attend: https://tinyurl.com/ThinkBigThinkTransfer
Putting Your Credit to Work: Financial Awareness Workshop
Join CSN Career and Transfer Services and Operation HOPE's Kisha Johnson in an online workshop to learn:
* How to increase your credit score on a low budget
* How to put your money to work
* How to manipulate your FICO score
Friday, April 30, 1 – 2 PM
Register to attend: https://tinyurl.com/PuttingYourCreditToWork
Caring Hearts. Capable Hands. Incredible Courage. Appreciating Our Healthcare Workers
Join us for this celebration of healthcare students and workers! We will host a panel that will include:
Faculty members from health program majors
There will also be a transfer presentation from the University of Phoenix to discuss majors and careers in health care. All are invited to attend!
Monday, May 3, 1 – 2 PM
Register to attend https://tinyurl.com/CapableHeartHandsCourage
Textbook Assistance Program (TAP)
The Textbook Assistance Program (TAP) is a free textbook loan program for students currently enrolled at CSN. Textbooks are distributed on a first come, first served basis and some textbooks may not be available, but students may check out multiple texts each semester.
Updated Resources for Job Seekers
In addition to our offices located at the 3 main campuses, the Career Services office also offers several state and federal links that can assist you with acquiring additional information on career fields. Please feel free to utilize the links below to gather a more complete picture of the professions you are researching.
In addition, we are continuing to offer services to students, graduates and alumni. Please see below for an updated list of employers who are hiring as well as additional career resources.
Helpful Career Videos
HOW TO APPLY FOR A JOB AND ACTUALLY GET IT
3 TIPS ON HOW TO GET A JOB WITH NO EXPERIENCE
2 JOB INTERVIEW MISTAKES EVERYONE MAKES
HOW TO CREATE A COVER LETTER
HOW TO WRITE A RESUME WITH NO EXPERIENCE
Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop.
Complete set of employment tools for job seekers on EmployNV. Search jobs, create résumés, and find education and training.
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
Nevada LMI Workforce Informer. My Next Move is a career exploration tool for job seekers and students that contains skill, education, and salary information for over 900 occupations.
Pathways to STEM Nevada (formerly Nevada STEM Pipeline) has been developed as a resource to engage students, teachers, parents, and the community in STEM education and employment. This effort is at the forefront to increase the number of students interested in pursuing college degrees with the overarching goal of strengthening our future workforce and economic development in the state.
Small Business Development Resources
Career & Transfer Services is committed to assisting our students, graduates and alumni with all the tools need to be successful. In addition to our traditional job seeking resources, the staff of the CaTS department have put together information on small businesses to assist those individuals seeking to branch out on their own. Please feel free to contact any of the organizations below directly by clicking on the their name.
Small Business Information, Planning & Mentorship
The Nevada Small Business Development Center is a statewide resource for business assistance, providing a unique array of services, expertise and training in all areas including starting, growth, and development of a business. The Nevada SBDC also offers information and guidance in understanding and complying with environmental regulations. In addition, the Nevada SBDC provides useful information and analysis of the economy, environment and demographic data to help businesses, government and other organizations promote economic growth in their communities.
SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, they have provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.
Small Business Groups & Associations
The Urban Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for the creation, growth and general welfare of African American businesses in the Las Vegas community. The Urban Chamber of Commerce actively promotes the expansion of business opportunities on behalf of its members through referrals, partnerships, seminars, technical assistance and marketing. The Urban Chamber of Commerce focuses on economic and business development, education, convention/tourism and special projects.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce (HCC) is the only organization in Henderson that represents businesses of all sizes, industries, and stages. Through identifying the needs of its members, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce harnesses the collective power of business to influence government outcomes through its legislative and issues committees as well as an Issues Mobilization Political Action Committee (IMPAC).
The Vegas Chamber is the largest business organization in Nevada, focused on helping Nevada businesses succeed and create job.
The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce is the premier advocate for the Hispanic business, cultural and educational community in Nevada. Their mission is to promote the success of their members and Hispanic-owned businesses by facilitating positive business, cultural and educational relationships, as well as economic development and knowledge sharing in an efficient, effective and professional manner.
The Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC), formerly known as the Pacific and Asian Chamber of Commerce of Nevada was formed to serve and represent the professional and business interests of Nevada’s growing Asian Pacific Americans. ACC, a non-profit corporation, was founded with the primary goal of economic growth for its membership. Our goal is to become a major forum and significant economic force in bringing about political, social and economic party for Nevada’s Asian Pacific American community. The ACC is a conduit of business opportunities and a broker of information and resources for Asian-Pacific American entrepreneurs.
Students requesting Career Advisement are required to complete the TypeFocus V7 assessments prior to scheduling an appointment. Please email Career & Transfer Services at Contact Us to obtain the passcode to unlock your free access.
If you would like additional guidance or assistance with the completed assessment, we recommend meeting with a Senior Specialist from the Career & Transfer Services department. Please see hours and contact information below to schedule an appointment.
WORKFORCE & INNOVATION OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA)
Please see the flier below for information on the WIOA YOUTH PROGRAM. If you have additional questions, please contact your local One-Stop Career Center.
WIOA Youth Program
About Our Services
We are the One-Stop Career Center program that prepares young adults between the ages of 16-24 for the workforce through work-readiness workshops, trainings, leadership development and educational skills training. While all career pathways are promoted, we specialize in working with employers in the following in-demand fields: Health Care, Transportation & Logistics, and Advanced Manufacturing & Construction. The objective of the program is to ensure that young adults have the necessary skills to e employable in the workforce and connected to in-demand occupations or placed in post-secondary education at the end of the program.
A work experience/Internship is a structured paid learning experience that will provide youth a unique opportunity for career exploration and skill development.
Process in which individual chooses an educational path or training or a job which fits their interests, skills and abilities.
- Educational Support
- Transportation Assistance
- Training costs, including GED/High School Equivalence
- Incentives for basic skills improvement, job retention and many more!
- Paid on-the-job training with a local employer.
One stop Career Center
121 W. First North Street
Mesquite, NV 89027
Workforce Connections, One Stop Career Center, an American Job Center of Nevada
If you have not registered already, please register at this website www.employnv.gov
Out of School Youth: 16-24 years old must meet one of the following barriers:
- Received HS Diploma/equivalent; or
- Low Income and Deficient in Basic Literary Skills; or
- School Dropout or
- Homeless, Runaway; or
- in Foster Care or Aged-Out of Foster Care; or
- Pregnant/Parenting; or
- Offender; or
- Subject to the Juvenile or Adult Justice System; or
- has a Disability; or
- Low Income and Needs Additional Assistance to Complete an Employment or Education Program.
A equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY 800-326-6868 or Nevada Relay 711
Services to Employers
Career & Transfer Services focuses on employment needs for currently enrolled students and alumni. Employer services can be provided at any of our campus locations, free of charge.
- Job Postings
- Job Fairs
- Internship Assistance
Qualifications for the Employer
Employers must have an appropriate business license, a Federal Tax Identification Number, unemployment insurance account and workers compensation number. All job announcement must be in compliance with Fair Labor Standards to be approved for posting.
Employers must not charge a fee to applicants.
Employers can post positions on Handshake. Please contact Career Services if you experience difficulty setting up an employer account at 702-651-5089.
Employers are encouraged to post internships on Handshake. Staff will help with linkages to the applicable CSN programs, match students to your business environment and provide guidance to students involved in your company’s internship program.
Job fairs are offered at various campuses throughout the year. Please contact one of our offices if your company would like to participate in specialized job fairs or to be added to our mailing list.
Our Services to Students
- Access to computers for self-directed job search activities
- Career & Transfer Guidance
- Career & Technical Education Assistance Program (CTE)
- Resume Critiquing
- Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
- Textbook Assistance Program (TAP)
- Internet Listing of Employment Opportunities on Handshake
- Employment referrals for qualified individuals
- Workshops in Resume Writing, Job Seeking & Employment Decision Making Skills
- Employment Events and Job Fairs
- Free career assessments through Typefocus V7
- Student and Alumni Access to Employment, Internships, Document Review and Staff Appointments
- WORKFORCE & INNOVATION OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) Information (See bottom of page)
Career Services Hours and Contact Information
Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm (Closed Holidays)
Modular Building 9
Near Building K
North Las Vegas Campus
E Wing - Room 122
Student Union Area
|03/08/2021||Coyote Career Fest: Mapping a Major to a Career||Monday, March 8, 2021 - 4 to 5 PM. Register to attend the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/CoyoteCareerFest|
|03/09/2021||Coyote Career Fest: Developing Your Personal Brand||Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 11 AM to Noon. Register to attend the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/CoyoteCareerFest|
|03/10/2021||Coyote Career Fest: Effective Strategies Using Social Media in the Job Search||Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 1 to 2 PM. Register to attend the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/CoyoteCareerFest|
|03/11/2021||Coyote Career Fest: Elevating Your Virtual Interview Skills||Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 5 to 6 PM. Register to attend the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/CoyoteCareerFest|
|03/12/2021||Coyote Career Fest: Are You Career Ready? Essential Career Readiness Skills||Friday, March 12, 2021 - 3 to 4 PM. Register to attend the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/CoyoteCareerFest|
|03/16/2021||Nevada Transfer Week: Western Governors University||Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10 to 11 AM. Register to attend the session: https://tinyurl.com/NVTransferWeek|
|03/17/2021||Nevada Transfer Week: University of Nevada, Reno||Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 1 to 2 PM. Register to attend the session: https://tinyurl.com/NVTransferWeek|
|03/18/2021||Nevada Transfer Week: Nevada State College||Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 2 to 3 PM. Register to attend the session: https://tinyurl.com/NVTransferWeek|
|03/19/2021||Nevada Transfer Week: University of Nevada, Las Vegas||Friday, March 19, 2021 - 3 to 4 PM. Register to attend the session: https://tinyurl.com/NVTransferWeek|
|03/24/2021||Empowering Women in the Workplace: Can You Really Have It All?||Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Register to attend: https://tinyurl.com/23UMQ29D|
|03/30/2021||Inside Scoop: FedEx Ground||Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 4 to 5 PM. Register to attend: https://tinyurl.com/F33516ZJ|
|Let’s Get Real: The Reality of the Business Industry||Register to attend the online event on Tuesday, April 20, from 5 - 6 PM here: https://tinyurl.com/RealityofBusiness|
Got Goals? A US Bank Collaboration Event
Register to attend the online event on Tuesday, April 27 from 4 – 5 PM here: https://tinyurl.com/USBankGotGoals
Thinking Bigger: The Benefits of Transferring to an Out-of-State College
Register to attend the online event on Thursday, April 29 from 5 – 6 PM here: https://tinyurl.com/ThinkBigThinkTransfer
Putting Your Credit To Work: A Financial Awareness Workshop
Register to attend the online event on Friday, April 30 from 1 – 2 PM here: https://tinyurl.com/PuttingYourCreditToWork
Caring Heart. Capable Hands. Incredible Courage. Appreciating our Healthcare Workers
Register to attend the online event on Monday, May 3 from 1 – 2 PM here: https://tinyurl.com/CapableHeartHandsCourage