Job Search Preparation

The Job Search Process

Good preparation is key to a successful job search and rewarding employment. You need the right tools, a positive and professional attitude, and access to a variety of resources. Career Services offers an extensive array of services and opportunities for students and alumni who are getting ready to enter the workplace, change careers, or need summer or part-time employment while completing their academic program at Middlesex.

Career Services can assist you with...

Job Search Preparation

We are eager to lend our support, guidance, and expertise to you as you prepare to enter the professional or seasonal workforce. We can help you develop an effective resume or cover letter. We also offer mock interviews where you can practice and polish your professional skills.

Job Leads and Listings

Local employers are in daily contact with us about specific job opportunities within their organizations. These are posted to our on-line jobs list, JOBS, JOBS, JOBS. New postings are added daily and include full, part-time,seasonal and internship opportunities. New users are required to complete the Job Information Form before reviewing the listings.You are invited to view these listings often and to consult with career counselors about the specific career areas you are most interested in.

On-Campus Recruitment

Area employers are encouraged to visit MCC and meet with our students individually about career opportunities in their field. Career Services hosts employers in the lobby of the Cowan Center in Lowell and on Main Street in the Campus Center in Bedford. We may also host career specific and general job fairs throughout the academic year. Please see the Calendar of Career Events for the latest on campus recruiting dates and job fair announcements.

Careers After College & Job Offers:  How to Navigate and Nail Your First Job Offer After Graduation

This comprehensive guide addresses how to navigate job offers and negotiations after college.  The guide breaks down questions to ask while evaluating a job offer, terms to know before accepting a job, an extremely informative Q&A, a checklist for both accepting and declining job offers, and additional resources that can help recent graduates with their journey toward building their careers. 




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? Karen James, Assistant Director, at or (781)-280-3639 Bedford or
 Catherine Cosgrove, Coordinator of Career Planning, at or (978) 656-3224 Lowell

Last Modified: 10/26/18