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Career & University Center

Be ready for life!

Here at the Hocking College Career Center our mission is YOU!

We what to change the way you think about Career Centers. No more signing up for workshops held at inconvenient times. No more waiting for an appointment time. With our 100% walk-in, no appointment needed, feedback on demand, we are truly here to serve you. How do we do it?

By leveraging cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) to allow all students to get personal, on-demand feedback on things like resumes, interview skills, LinkedIn profiles and elevator pitches, we are giving students a HUGE career advantage.  

Using a structured format, we provide all new students with 24 hours of career, personal and financial planning development during their first term at college! We want you to get the career you want WHILE you get the degree you need. Our two goals are to ensure you leave here with multiple job offers prior to graduation and that you have a  financial plan in place before you get the first paycheck of your new career.

Our technology resources are listed below. Do NOT miss out on your opportunity to leave here with multiple job offers and a plan for financial independence. Let us help you get there!

Career and University Center Resources

Candid Career contains thousands of videos featuring interviews with industry professionals in a wide variety of career areas. Watch any number of videos from employees working in your career to ensure you both love your job and have the skills it takes to thrive on the job. 

Hocking College students have free access to Candid Career using your school login. No account creation or additional sign-in required.


Hocking College is committed to helping you have career placement. Search for jobs posted exclusively to Hocking College


iSeek Skills Assessments are a comprehensive suite of career, education and job assessments and resources.


LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with more than 610 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Students interested in developing their LinkedIn pages are encouraged to visit the Career and University Center.


Find an internship or co-op job to help advance your career and education, sponsored by Monster.com and Ohio.gov. Learn More.


Optimal Resume is an easy to use, online, tool that allows students to create resumes and cover letters.

But, there is no need to start from scratch!  Use one of our many program-specific resume templates to get your resume ready to go in a short amount of time.

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The Job Hunting Handbook walks job hunters through every step of the job hunt. They'll learn how to prospect for jobs, land interviews, impress hiring managers and win job offers.

Glassdoor is a free resource that has millions of jobs, salary information, company reviews and interview questions – all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.


Jung Typology Test - A self-test to determine your personality type. This free test is based on Carl Jung's and Isabel Briggs Myers' typological approach to personality.

Determining which of the 16 personality types you are is useful for finding a career or occupation suitable for you.

Learn More


Do you have questions about how to land your first job or how to plan now for your financial future?  

Learn.Earn.Retire will answer your questions with their up-to-date blogs on the latest trends and best practices for launching your career and planning for your financial future. 


Ohio Higher Ed links to colleges, scholarships and other useful help to get your education in Ohio. Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.


The one-stop shop for jobs located in Ohio, sponsored by Monster.com and Ohio.gov. Learn More.


Quinncia is here to prepare you for your dream career! You are not here to just get a degree. You are here to land your dream job. 

With automated analysis and feedback for your resume and personalized mock interviews, Quinncia is the ultimate career-readiness platform to get your career started on the right foot. Do not miss out on the chance to rock your next interview.

Career and University Center Staff

Micah Covert
Director of First-Year Experience, Diversity & Inclusion

✉️ covertm29000@hocking.edu

📞  740-753-6445

Robert Bowser
Student Employment Manager
✉️ bowserr@hocking.edu
📞 740-753-6120


Job Fairs

Hocking College offers job fairs throughout the year for our students and alumni, both general and specific to certain programs. Ongoing updates regarding participating employers will be posted as the events approach.

For Employers

In order to make these mutually successful events, we highly encourage employer participation. Please contact Robert Bowser for additional information on participation and registration requirements for each event.


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