Friday, September 9, 2016

Get an edge on the job market with SEC and Co-op

Student Employment Centre
Room S2844 on the New Westminster Campus Room A1430 on the Coquitlam Campus
Looking to get an edge on the competition when job hunting? Douglas College has the resources you need to help you stand out.

The College’s Student Employment Centre should be your first stop when beginning the job-search process. The knowledgeable staff can help students and alumni polish their resumes and cover letters and brush up on interviewing skills and effective job search techniques through weekly employment workshops.

Ready to start your search? Take advantage of an online job board specifically targeting Douglas College students. And don’t miss out on the chance to network and make connections at the three big on-campus career fairs in the fall, winter and spring.

Whether you’re looking for extra help via an individual job-coaching session or need a quick brush up with a weekly 15-minute express resume and cover letter review, Douglas College’s SEC team can help you hone the skills to land a job you love.

And now there’s more opportunity to take advantage of SEC’s resources with new daily availability and extended hours:

9:30am-12pm – Open
12-12:45pm – Lunchtime workshop
12:45-1:30pm – Post-workshop Q&A
1:30-3:30pm – Open

For more information, email

Co-operative Education

Room 2850A on the New Westminster Campus

If you have completed 18 credits of a diploma, degree or university-transfer program, you may be eligible for alternate semesters of classroom studies with semesters of paid, full-time Co-op employment.

Build the important connections and benefit from an “instant shortlist” with employers who are looking for Douglas College students to fill positions in their companies. You can event tap in to the Co-op office’s career-relevant positions and work on-campus to get ready for a successful transition after graduation.

Co-op provides the opportunity to make money while you gain hands-on experience in your field of study by combing academic studies with Co-op work terms.

For more information, attend one of two Co-op info on sessions Sept. 8, 4:30pm or Sept.12, 10:00am, at the New Westminster Campus, Room N4360.