Career Services

Career Services

We offer a variety of services for all job seekers – students, alumni and community members. Your employability skills and training matter to us, and our team will help you develop strategies to prepare you for gainful employment as well as connect you with potential employers through networking and job fair events. We also offer an online job board.   

Are you an employer looking for potential workers?

Oakland Community College is able to provide you with access to qualified candidates from our current students, alumni and other job seekers in the community. Learn more  


  • Resume Writing Workshop: Learn how to develop a resume to attract employers and launch a new career. We review resume styles, the use of keywords, transferable skills, and military to civilian resume writing. Don't have a resume? We've got the tools to help you create one! 

  • Interviewing Skills Workshops: Understand what recruiters are really looking for in a job candidate and learn how to better prepare for interviews. 

  • Job Search Techniques: Learn the various avenues that are available to job seekers and how networking is the strongest tool for finding a job. 


Handshake: Our online job board 

By registering with Handshake, you can get access to job postings in the community. Use your OCC student ID and password to register.

Once registered, you can:  

  • Search for jobs: You’ll see jobs posted to Oakland Community College and get personalized job recommendations based on your profile. 

  • Create and upload your resume: Our team will review it, and once approved you’ll be able to publish it for employers to review. 

  • Create an online portfolio: Within the Projects section of your profile.  

  • Track your job search history: You can review your applications and report offers and hires. 

  • Get additional resources: You’ll receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics. You’ll also gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, videos, podcast and articles.