Career Prep

at Elkhart Area Career Center

One of the EACC’s main goals is to prepare students for the career they desire.

WHY

Elkhart Area Career Center?

One of the EACC’s main goals is to prepare students for the career they desire.

Career Preparation

Providing excellent instruction and hands-on experiences in the field of interest is only one aspect of a rounded education. The EACC also wants to make sure students have the appropriate skills and tools to secure the career they want.

Career Pathways-help to inform students about careers in need and what skills are necessary for that field.

Scholarship info-students can check back often to see what assistance is available for post-secondary training.

Resume and Portfolio tools-developing a portfolio to highlight skills and accomplishments is an important tool for securing a desired career opportunity.

Networking Opportunities – Business partners are actively involved in the development of 21st Century skills along with real-world career building activities, which include panel discussions, mock interviews, and job fair.

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

Student Career Development

At the Elkhart Area Career Center we offer students support in building their career portfolio and provide a variety of ways for you to connect with possible future employers and current business partners.

We provide:

Career exploration, advising and planning through assessment tools.
Assistance with building your career portfolio. Creating resumes, cover letters, templates for thank letters and prepping for interview questions.

Work based learning experiences (Job Shadows, Internships, and Apprenticeships)

Employer classroom presentations

Current Job Postings

Annual Events Like:

Employability Skills Panel: September 29, 2021

Mock Interviews: March 24-25, 2021

Career Fair: May 5-6 2021

Indiana Career Explorer Use this online tool available to all Hoosiers to explore their career interests, complete career assessments based upon interests and skills, identify occupations that would be a good fit, explore salary and job projections based upon U.S. labor statistics, establish educational strategies and prepare for their job search and connect to employers.

What Can I Do with this Major? Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

Career Preparation

Career Pathways-help to inform students about careers in need and what skills are necessary for that field.

Scholarship info-students can check back often to see what assistance is available for post-secondary training.

Resume and Portfolio tools-developing a portfolio to highlight skills and accomplishments is an important tool for securing a desired career opportunity.

Networking Opportunities – Business partners are actively involved in the development of 21st Century skills along with real-world career building activities, which include panel discussions, mock interviews, and job fair.

Student Career Development

At the Elkhart Area Career Center we offer students support in building their career portfolio and provide a variety of ways for you to connect with possible future employers and current business partners.

We provide:

Career exploration, advising and planning through assessment tools.
Assistance with building your career portfolio. Creating resumes, cover letters, templates for thank letters and prepping for interview questions.

>Work based learning experiences (Job Shadows, Internships, and Apprenticeships)

Employer classroom presentations

Current Job Postings

Annual Events Like:

Employability Skills Panel: September 29, 2021

Mock Interviews: March 24-25, 2021

Career Fair: May 5-6 2021

Indiana Career Explorer Use this online tool available to all Hoosiers to explore their career interests, complete career assessments based upon interests and skills, identify occupations that would be a good fit, explore salary and job projections based upon U.S. labor statistics, establish educational strategies and prepare for their job search and connect to employers.

What Can I Do with this Major? Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

Career Preparation

Career Pathways-help to inform students about careers in need and what skills are necessary for that field.

Scholarship info-students can check back often to see what assistance is available for post-secondary training.

Resume and Portfolio tools-developing a portfolio to highlight skills and accomplishments is an important tool for securing a desired career opportunity.

Networking Opportunities – Business partners are actively involved in the development of 21st Century skills along with real-world career building activities, which include panel discussions, mock interviews, and job fair.

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

Elkhart Area Career Center