Career-Related Services

Choose to download the resume worksheet as a PDF or Word document. Completing this worksheet prior to creating your resume is helpful.

Each year, the Career Services department surveys Southwestern's graduates and compiles the information into the Graduate Placement Report.

Results are shown by educational program, the number employed in related field, job placement location, average starting annual wage, and the highest starting wage reported.  Surveys for the past five years are available below: 

For more information, please contact Career Services at SWCC's Creston campus.

Having trouble making a career decision or finding employment?  Career-related services are available to Southwestern Community College students, alumni, and the general public through the following resources. 

Southwestern Community College uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service.

Use this database to locate and research prospective employers
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 Search jobs posted at our school!
 Students and alumni:  Search for employment here!

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Employers: Post jobs targeting students and alumni at our school at no cost.

Iowa's largest job database.

SWCC offers individual assistance for career-related topics, such as:

 Job Placement Services
    Employers-Post jobs directly to the job board.
    Students-Search for employment and post your resume. 
  • IowaWORKS - Southern Hills
    Local and state jobs.
  • Resource Library of Publications and Videos
    These materials cover the process of applying for jobs, submitting resumes, and interviewing for employment.  Stop by Instructional Center, room 213, to review.
  • Workshop Series
    Series of workshops offered each semester, open to all students. Topics include resume writing, portfolios, cover letters, interview techniques, mock interviews, and grooming for success.
Health Careers Employment Fair
Held annually in the spring.  If you're interested in being on the list of potential employers represented at the fair, please contact Valerie White, SWCC Workplace Learning Network coordinator.

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Contact Valerie White, SWCC Workplace Learning Network Coordinator

By phone:  641.782.1573

Office located in Instructional Center, room 213.