Informational Interviews: Now, it is YOUR turn to do the interviewing so you can learn from an experienced professional in your field of interest/study all about that career or occupation you are interested in or have chosen.
Job Shadowing: Explore, first-hand occupations and careers that interest you.
Mock Interviews: Practice general and specific career field interviewing skills with professionals in your major/program to learn how to ace your next interview.
: A mentor is an experienced professional in an industry who is willing to provide services to a mentee (student) so that the student can learn more about a particular industry, field, or position for which the student has interest. HACC’s Career Mentoring Network can be located within your HACC College Central Network (CCN)
Volunteering: Volunteerism is a wonderful way for students to build work experience and also help an organization. (Please note that the Fair Standards Labor Act does prohibit volunteerism in the for-profit/private sector; however, volunteerism is permitted for public sector, non-profit and religious organizations.)
Tours: Learn about various tours for different companies, organizations and facilities both virtually and in-person.
Service Learning: Service learning is usually a short-term experience and is developed in conjunction with a particular course. Students typically perform a set duration of work and then develop a report or presentation on the experience.
Research Projects: Various organizations and nonprofits often need assistance with research projects (community based and by major/program/industry) and are interested in student researchers.
Studio Performances: Students in various performance arts gain valuable hands-on experience in studios related to their chosen major such as Music Business, Fine and Performing and Visual Arts.