On Campus Recruiting
Employers are invited to conduct initial interviews at D. Russel Lee Career~Technology Center. This office coordinates related scheduling, distribution of recruitment information to students and staff, and provision of appropriate facilities.
Employment Postings and Referrals
All job orders that are secured through this office are distributed to instructors of related vocational programs. The instructors evaluate the students for skills and job requirements and qualified applicants are referred to appropriate employers. With the permission of the employer, all job orders that are not specific to a vocational program or which are not filled through instructor referrals are posted on the JVS job boards and/or distributed to other vocational schools.
Coordination of Advanced Placement Programs
Employers who are interested in hiring students enrolled in co-op programs, students eligible for advanced placement (second semester senior year half-day placements), interns or student apprentices can initiate the procedure or gain additional information about these programs through contacting this office.
Employers can receive copies of resumes for graduates who have registered for placement assistance and are currently seeking employment.
Individual business or industry needs related to vocational education and workforce development concerns can be addressed through the office of Business and Industry Relations. Examples of such services include: providing a JVS representative on a company’s co-op advisory committee, assisting with the development of standards for school-to- apprenticeship programs, exploring workforce development concerns of specific industries, and providing mentorship information for training company workers.
PLACEMENT SERVICES TO STUDENTS
Counseling services are offered in both individual and group settings to assist students with securing jobs, keeping jobs and progressing toward career goals.
Job Search Assistance
Through job development activities, this office locates potential employment opportunities for students and graduates with skills in a variety of vocational fields. Information about potential employers is made available to students or instructors.
All students who successfully complete a full time vocational program may register for placement services by providing an updated resume. These resumes are distributed to employers who have current job openings and request applications from vocational alumni with related skill training.
This office provides leadership in the completion of Career Passports for students. These individual student profiles include state-wide vocational credentialing documents designed to assist students with their employment search.
For more information, contact Randy Dynes, Student Placement Coordinator, at 868-1911, ext. 4103.