CSN Student Emergency Fund
Our on-campus offices are closed to the public; however, we are still available to assist you. Email questions to Student Life and Leadership: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions will be answered daily, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.─5 p.m. Messages left after 4 p.m. will receive a reply the next business day.
Visit our essential student services page for a list of available support services.
Student Emergency Fund
Award Amount - Up to $500 per calendar year awarded as a grant
Eligibility - The emergency fund provides short-term financial assistance to all enrolled degree-seeking students taking three or more credits including all DACA, undocumented and international students. Students will be required to submit appropriate verified documentation along with the emergency fund application. For further details go to Emergency Fund Criteria and Award Protocol.
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 TAP (TEXTBOOK ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) TEXTBOOK RETURNS HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED FOR THE FOLLOWING DAYS AND TIMES ONLY:
Charleston Campus | TBD
North Las Vegas Campus | Wednesday, October 14 & 21, 2020 | 9 am to 3 pm | Main Building, E-122
Henderson Campus | Thursday, October 15 & 22, 2020 | 9 am to 3 pm | SU-127
UPDATED: Applications for the Fall 2020 TAP program are now available here. Please note, questions related to the TAP program are available ONLY via email or phone. Contact Career & Transfer Services at Contact Us or 702-651-5657 for questions or issues.
At the Career & Transfer Services (CaTS) office 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 the CSN CareerLink system to manage all aspects of the Career Center. The system offers online resume review, local and national job postings and students the ability to post their resume for employer consideration.
Career & Transfer Signature Events
UPCOMING FALL 2020 CAREER & TRANSFER EVENTS
CAREER & TRANSFER SERVICES PRESENTS:
DATE: September 18th-20th, 2020
Please save the date and plan to attend the 3rd ANNUAL CSN SUIT UP Virtual Event on September 18-20, 2020. JC Penny’s will discount all Professional/Casual Wear, Shoes, Accessories & Men/Women Undergarments by at least 30% and up to 70% off. This event is open to all CSN Students, Alumni and CSN Faculty/Staff. This will be virtual event, however, you may visit the Galleria Mall location and shop in store if you so choose. Text CSN to 67292 to receive your in store savings coupon. For online purchases, please use this address: You will be able to login to the JC Penny’s website at your leisure to receive the discounts during those days specified for the CSN Community. Additionally, Sephora will be discounting all of their products by 15% for those dates as well. Please contact Tommy French, Contact Us with any questions.
Career & Transfer Fair Information
FALL 2020 VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR
DATE: Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
TIME: 10 am - 1 pm
All attendees are required to register in advance. Please click https://rb.gy/1avf67
for more information and to RSVP for the Career Fair.
Employers can register for the Career Fair by contacting Mona Johnson Contact Us.
Scheduled Attendees Include:
SAVE THE DATE!!!
FALL 2020 VIRTUAL TRANSFER FAIR
DATE: Wednesday, October 21st
10 am - 1 pm
Please Click Here To RSVP!
Speed Networking Event
Get Ready For The 7th Annual Speed Networking Event!
Practice your interview skills in multiple, 10 minute interview situations with some of the premiere employers in Southern Nevada!
Note: All students wishing to participate MUST attend an orientation session prior to the event. No walk-in's will be allowed to enter.
Please sign up for a session using the link provided in the "Event Details" section below the video.
Details Coming Spring 2021
Where: North Las Vegas Campus | Tyrone Thompson Student Union
For More Information:
Please Contact Ryan Rishling
Registered Attendees Include
Upcoming Special Events
Aristocrat Career Workshop 2020
Wednesday, September 30th from 2-3:30 pm
See Flier Below For Login Details!
Career and Transfer Services/Disability Resource Center
Wednesday, September 23rd from 1-2pm
We are excited to bring an excellent opportunity to provide information on the services offered by the Career and Transfer Services Department and the Disability Resource Center. This event will be held September 23, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm. In addition, we have partnered with Vocational Rehab and Job Connect to bring you information and the ability to ask questions about how to access services and inquire of the resources that they both provided. This event is for you!! If interested, please see attached flyer and click Contact Us to RSVP for this event ASAP. Please reach out to Contact Us if you need to request accommodations for this event. Please request for your accommodations no later than 9/18/20.
Interested in looking at a new career path or major? Want to see what else is out there? On Tuesday, July 28th from 1-2:30pm the Career & Transfer Services department will be partnering with Student Life & leadership, First Year Experience & Cox Communications to bring the next Coyote JUMP event to our students. Coyote JUMP allows students just like you to get an inside look at organizations and careers that, many times, students don’t consider during their college journey with one-on-one access to a representative of the guest organization.
Coyote JUMP Featuring:
Keith Wingate | Media Marketing Consultant with Cox Media
Tuesday, July 28th from 1-2:30pm
Please RSVP to Sean Tory at Contact Us
Keith E. Wingate is a media marketing consultant with COX Media. A 2014 graduate of the Lee Business School Executive MBA Program, Mr. Wingate also serves as the COX Diversity & Inclusion Council Co-Chair for the southwest region where he manages the execution of the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives with over 50 business leaders. Cox Media is the advertising sales division of Cox Communications, the third largest cable entertainment and broadband services provider in the country. Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses, giving Cox Media’s customers the opportunity to reach their ideal customer wherever they go. Students can reach out to Keith at Contact Us to connect and engage with any questions.
Please note that you MUST RSVP for this event. If you have any questions, please contact Ryan Rishling at Contact Us.
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 position through the CSN CareerLink site. Please contact Career Services if you experience difficulty setting up an employer account at 702-651-5089.
Employers are encouraged to post internships with CSN CareerLink. 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 (CareerLink)
- 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
|08/18/2020||TAP Textbook Return - Charleston||Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 1pm to 3pm at the Student Union doorway facing the parking lot|
|08/19/2020||TAP Textbook Return - North Las Vegas||Wednesday, August 19, 2020- 1pm to 3pm Behind the Main Building (E) next to MOD-1|
|08/20/2020||TAP Textbook Return - Henderson||Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:30 pm at the Student Union doorway facing the parking lot|
|09/18/2020||Suit Up||For More Information, Contact Tommy French, Contact Us.|
|09/19/2020||Suit Up||For More Information, Contact Tommy French, Contact Us.|
|09/20/2020||Suit Up||For More Information, Contact Tommy French, Contact Us.|
|09/23/2020||Career and Transfer Services/Disability Resource Center
|9/30/2020||Aristocrat Career Workshop 2020|
|10/07/2020||CSN Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fair||Student Registration Now Available! Vendors, Please Contact Mona Johnson, Contact UsTo RSVP.|
|10/21/2020||CSN Fall 2020 Transfer Fair||See flier for registration details!|