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09/26/2022Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about the Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) on Wednesday, September 21 @  11 am

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22CTEAPInfoSession

09/27/2022Textbook Assistance Program (TAP) Information Session

Learn more about the possibility of getting your textbooks for free at this information session on Tuesday, September 27 @ 2 pm. Register to attend at

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22TAPInfoSession

09/28/2022Resume Revamp Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about building your resume and more career tips on Wednesday, September 28 at 2 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22ResumeRevamp

10/03/2022Looking for a Job? Workshop

This event will provide information about online resources available to CSN students like Handshake. There will also be a discussion on how to use Indeed and LinkedIn for your job search needs.  Attend on Monday, October 3 @ 2 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22LookingforaJob

10/04/2022Interviewing Tips Info Session

This workshop will help students understand best practices and interviewing strategies to respond to questions and demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want. Attend on Tuesday, October 4 @ 11am


https://tinyurl.com/Fa22InterviewingTips

10/11/2022Resume Revamp Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about building your resume and more career tips on Wednesday, October 11 @ 11am

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22ResumeRevamp

10/17/2022Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about the Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) on Monday, October 17 @  2 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22CTEAPInfoSession

10/19/2022Career Fair

Looking for employment? Students and community members can attend the Fall 2022 Coyote Career Fair that will take place at the North Las Vegas Campus! This is your chance to connect with employers from across the Las Vegas valley!
Attend on Wednesday, October 19 @ 10 am


North Las Vegas Campus
June Whitley Student Lounge
3200 E Cheyenne Ave

10/25/2022Experience Career Services for Students and Staff Workshop

Join us at Experience Career Services for Students and Staff workshop to learn more about The Career Services Department: Career and Technical Education Assistance Program, Textbook Assistance Program, Handshake and more!  Attend on Tuesday, October 25 @ 3 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22ExperienceCareerServices

11/08/2022Looking for a Job? Workshop

This event will provide information about online resources available to CSN students like Handshake. There will also be a discussion on how to use Indeed and LinkedIn for your job search needs.  Attend on Tuesday, November 8 @ 11 am

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22LookingforaJob

11/09/2022CSN Graduates Are you Ready? Info Session

You are graduating, now what?? Have you started your job search? Do you have a current resume? Are you prepared to interview? Attend our info session to get ready on Wednesday, November 09 @ 2pm

https://tinyurl.com/CSNGraduatesAreYouReady

11/14/2022Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about the Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) on Monday, November 14 @  2 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22CTEAPInfoSession

11/15/2022Resume Revamp Information Session

Register to attend this session to learn more about building your resume and more career tips on Tuesday, November 15 @ 11am

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22ResumeRevamp

11/16/2022LinkedIn & Social Media 101 Info Session

Are you interested in learning about LinkedIn and how social media plays a part in your job hunting? Come learn how to create the perfect profile and make yourself more marketable to employers. We will also be joined by Maria Schellhase, Professor from the Business Department at CSN who will share her expertise on how to best use LinkedIn on Wednesday, November 16 @ 3 pm

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22LinkedInInfoSession

12/14/2022Textbook Assistance Program (TAP) Information Session

Learn more about the possibility of getting your textbooks for free at this information session on Wednesday, December 14 @ 11 am. Register to attend at

https://tinyurl.com/Fa22TAPInfoSession

Welcome to Career Services! We offer career exploration and job search assistance 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 Services also offers students and alumni Handshake - the #1 platform to connect job and internship seekers to employers! The system offers online resume reviews, local and national job postings, and students the ability to post their resumes for employer consideration. Click on "Handshake" in our Career Tools section below to learn more!

Career Services Signature Events


Fall 2022 CTEAP Info Session

Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) Information Session

The Career and Technical Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) assists students with significant barriers to education and/or employment, including single parents, displaced homemakers, students with disabilities, and students interested in nontraditional occupations within the Career and Technical Education fields. CTEAP can assist in providing resources to ensure your success! Find out if you qualify for financial assistance from CTEAP by attending our next virtual information session on

  • Monday, September 26, 2022 @ 11am
  • Monday, October 17, 2022 @ 2 pm
  • Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 2pm

Register to Attend


TAP Info Sessions Flyer

Textbook Assistance (TAP) Program Information Session

The Textbook Assistance Program (TAP) is a free program, open to all CSN students on a first-come, first-served basis. This program allows textbooks to be loaned to students on a per semester basis. Students may check out multiple textbooks. Not all books are available each semester. If you would like to learn more about the program, please attend our online information session:

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 @ 2 pm
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2022 @ 11 am

Register to Attend


Resume Revamp Flyer

Resume Revamp Info Session

CSN Career Services invites you to attend an online Info Session designed to help you create, refresh, or update your resume! Whether it's your first time developing a professional resume and cover letter or you are trying to update an older version, this workshop will provide you with great tips, tricks and reminders that will help you develop polished professional materials, please attend our online information session:

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 2 pm
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2022 @ 11 am
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 11 am

Register to Attend


Looking for a Job Workshop Flyer

Looking for a Job Workshop

Presented by Career Services, this event will provide information about online resources available to CSN students like Handshake. There will also be a discussion on how to use Indeed and LinkedIn for your job search needs, please attend our online information session:
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 @ 11 am
  • Monday, October 3, 2022 @ 2 pm
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022 @ 11 am

Register to Attend


Interviewing Tips Info Session Flyer

Interviewing Tips Info Session

Interested in brushing up on your interview skills to leave a great impression, stand out from the crowd, and get the job you want? Join Career Services at our Interviewing Skills in Today’s Job Market workshop! This workshop will help students understand best practices and interviewing strategies to respond to questions and demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want. Upcoming session will be on:
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 11 am

Register to Attend


COYOTE CAREER FAIR Flyer

Coyote Career Fair

Looking for employment? Students and community members can attend the Fall 2022 Coyote Career Fair that will take place at the North Las Vegas Campus! This is your chance to connect with employers from across the Las Vegas valley!

North Las Vegas Campus
June Whitley Student Lounge
3200 E Cheyenne Ave

  • Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 from 10 AM to 1 PM

Experience Career Services - Students and Staff Flyer

Experience Career Services for Students and Staff

Join us at Experience Career Services for Students and Staff workshop to learn more about The Career Services Department: Career and Technical Education Assistance Program, Textbook Assistance Program, Handshake and more! Upcoming session will be on:

  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022 @ 3 pm

Register to Attend


CSN Graduates Are you Ready Flyer

CSN Graduates Are you Ready? Info Session

You are graduating, now what?? Have you started your job search? Do you have a current resume? Are you prepared to interview? Attend our info session to get ready! Upcoming session will be on:

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2022 @ 2 pm

Register to Attend


LinkedIn Workshop Flyer

LinkedIn & Social Media 101 Workshop

Are you interested in learning about LinkedIn and how social media plays a part in your job hunting? Come learn how to create the perfect profile and make yourself more marketable to employers. We will also be joined by Maria Schellhase, Professor from the Business Department at CSN who will share her expertise on how to best use LinkedIn. Upcoming session will be on:

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022 @ 3 pm

Register to Attend

Additional Resources

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.

Please visit https://tinyurl.com/TAPapp22-23 to apply for the Textbook Assistance Program.

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.

UPDATED: 12/8/2020

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Careers and Career Information - CareerOneStop

Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop.

EmployNV

Complete set of employment tools for job seekers on EmployNV. Search jobs, create résumés, and find education and training.

O*NET OnLine

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 > Home

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

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 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 Career Services department has 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 their name.

Small Business Information, Planning & Mentorship

Nevada Small Business Development Center

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

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

Urban Chamber of Commerce

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.

Henderson Chamber of Commerce

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).

Vegas Chamber

The Vegas Chamber is the largest business organization in Nevada, focused on helping Nevada businesses succeed and create jobs.

Latin Chamber of Commerce

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.

Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce

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.

Career Tools

TypeFocus

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Students requesting Career Advisement are required to complete the TypeFocus V7 assessments prior to scheduling an appointment. Please email Career Services at Career.Services@csn.edu 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 Services department. Please see hours and contact information below to schedule an appointment.

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Microsoft Bookings is now available for you to book your appointment!

tinyurl.com/MeetCareerTeam

North Las Vegas| 8am-5pm | Monday-Friday

Nikki Hughes

Santarpia McNeil

Henderson | 8am-5pm | Monday-Friday

Tommy French

Charleston | 8am-5pm | Monday-Friday

Mona Johnson

Candace Morris

Rita Smith

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Services to Employers

Career 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, an unemployment insurance account and workers compensation number. All job announcements must be in compliance with Fair Labor Standards to be approved for posting.
Employers must not charge a fee to applicants.

Job Postings
Employers can post positions on Handshake. Please contact Career Services if you experience difficulty setting up an employer account at 702-651-5089.

Internships
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.

Career Fairs
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 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 (see the Career Tools tab above)
  • Student and Alumni Access to Employment, Internships, Document Review, and Staff Appointments
  • WORKFORCE & INNOVATION OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA) Information (See bottom of page)
WORKFORCE & INNOVATION OPPORTUNITY ACT (WIOA)

Please see the flyer below for information on the WIOA YOUTH PROGRAM. If you have additional questions, please contact your local One-Stop Career Center.

WIOA Youth Program Flyer

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.

Work Experience

A work experience/Internship is a structured paid learning experience that will provide youth a unique opportunity for career exploration and skill development.

Career Exploration

Process in which individual chooses an educational path or training or a job that fits their interests, skills, and abilities.

Other Services

  • 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
Mesquite Library
121 W. First North Street
Mesquite, NV 89027
Phone: 720-780-8232

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

Eligibility Requirements

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.

An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY 800-326-6868 or Nevada Relay 711

Career Services Hours and Contact Information

Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm (Closed Holidays)

Charleston Campus
702-651-5089
Modular Building 9
Near Building K

North Las Vegas Campus
702-651-4700
Main Building
E Wing - Room 122

Henderson Campus
702-651-3174
U127
Student Union Area

Microsoft Booking is now available for you to book your appointment!

tinyurl.com/MeetCareerTeam