Our Mission

Career Services promotes quality of life with career development processes to optimize the educational experience and career success of every SWIC student. We provide students and alumni increased career opportunities which promote workforce and economic development in our district communities and the entire region. Career Services upholds the professional standards of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

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Career Services Coordinator LaTesha Rodgers offers practical advice for career-minded students and alumni.

Services and Programs for Students

Career Exploration Services

Discover your strengths through a StrengthsQuest Assessment. To find out more about this free assessment, contact Career Services at 618.235.2700, ext. 5562.

Career Cruising Assessment-a career guidance system that assesses your interests and abilities. To register for a free workshop, contact Career Services at 618.235.2700, ext. 5562. See the workshop schedule.

Interested in taking a career assessment? First, download instructions. Next, go to Career Cruising to take the assessment.

College Central Network (CCN)

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CCN is an online network of services for students and employers. Create a user account and Log in to College Central Network to access the following career services:

  • Resume Assistance
  • Career Assessment and Research
  • Individual Career Consultation
  • Interviewing Workshops
  • Job Fairs
  • Internships
  • Resume Workshops
  • Job Search Workshops
  • Resume Consultations
  • Employer Recruitment



Contact the Career Center for the current schedule. Workshops/seminars are also offered in classes at the request of the program areas. See the workshop schedule.

Looking for an advantage in your job search?

Check out our Students of Commitment Program, a free career-ready development program that focuses on building your “brand” and other necessary soft skills needed to be successful in your chosen field.

Need more soft skills?

Check out SWIC’s Lifetime Leader Program, a free noncredit certificate program that teaches leadership principles and offers opportunities for personal and professional growth through workshops, club participation and service opportunities.

Still don’t know what career is right for you?

Check out this Career Decision Pyramid or make an appointment today with a Career Specialist to discover how Career Services can help you reach your career goals!

Services for Faculty

Classroom Workshops

  • Overview of Career Activities & Career Services
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Portfolio Information

  • Overview of the On-Line Job Matching System
  • Habitudes Workshop Series: topics include Career-readiness, Communication and self-leadership Development
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Accessing and Using Career Information on the Internet

In addition, if you would like a specific topic discussed, or a topic that is not listed, please contact Career Services Coordinator LaTesha Rodgers at 618-235-2700, ext. 5552.

Request a Workshop

Contact Career Services at 618-235-2700, ext. 5562.

K-12 Outreach

Career Exploration and Career Technology Days are held throughout the year for junior high and high school students in coordination with the Regional Vocational Systems. Contact Career Services at 618.235.2700, ext. 5562 for more information.
Platinum Chef High School Cooking Competition– A technical education outreach partnership with College Activities, coordinates and hosts area high school food science cooking classes in annual cooking competition. Contact Career Services at 618.235.2700, ext. 5562 for more information.