Career Services

Find Your Path. Make a Plan. Achieve Success!

Whether you are a student, employer, or member of an ACC community, our Career Services staff can help you find what you need to succeed.

 

Students

We offer career counseling and assessments, as well as a variety of events and resources to help you along your way. We can also assist you with writing your resume, practicing your interview skills and how to search for the perfect job to help you achieve your goals.

What We Offer:

Career Assessments     Career Research    Job Search Resources

 

Career and Job Fairs     Purple Briefcase logo

 

Businesses and Employers

Whether you are an established business or just getting started, large or small, or your focus is local or global, we'll help you make the right connections to optimize your campus recruiting efforts. Our students are equipped with the knowledge base and skills to meet the demands of a competitive workforce. Our students graduate with practical experience and are prepared for their career on day one.

When You Partner with ACC, You Receive:

  • An educated, highly-employable workforce who are motivated to learn quickly and develop new skills to hit the ground running
  • Access to an online database to post and edit your open positions
  • A supportive team of professional staff ready and willing to work with you

Employer Job Posting

Post a job or internship free of charge on Purple Briefcase. ACC Career Connect is the online database where employers can post an unlimited number of job listings or internship opportunities, view upcoming events and job fairs at no charge to you. 

Recruiting Strategies that Work

We stress personal attention and accessibility with our business community partners. ACC Career and Transfer Center professionals will help you develop a recruiting strategy tailored to your hiring needs. Host an information session or table to convey information about your organization in a targeted setting. Prospective employees can learn about career opportunities, availability of internships, job shadowing, or mentoring. (*Some events may include a fee.)

Employer Opportunities and Policies 

ACC upholds the standards and principles of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).  Employers are expected to honor the NACE Principles for Professional Practice found online at naceweb.org/principles. Please see the Employer Policies for Recruiting (PDF) to consider numerous methods for engaging with ACC students.

NACE Employer Salary Calculator

A convenient resource to help you determine an appropriate salary range. Calculator

 

Alumni & Community Members

The Career Center at ACC is happy to extend use of our Purple Briefcase website to all community members.

The full range of career services are offered to ACC students and alumni. Are you interested in learning more about ACC or enrolling? Learn more about applying to ACC.

You don’t have to be a regular student to benefit from our classes. Through our Community Education courses, you can Move Mountains no matter your age or interest, skill level or career path. Join thousands of others who enjoy hundreds of courses to enrich lifelong learning pursuits.

For further career exploration and resources, please take a look at:

  • Colorado Workforce Centers offer no cost career counseling, training services and events for community members. View a complete list of locations to find a center close to you. 
  • College in Colorado for no cost career and interest assessments and information.
  • connectingcolorado.org for additional job listings.

Be informed about career opportunities and the Colorado labor market. Check out our Career Research page to find resources to help you in your search. 

Purple Briefcase - Career and Volunteer Opportunities

With Purple Briefcase, you can:

  • Connect with the best employers
  • View and save jobs
  • Search and follow companies
  • Market yourself to employers
  • Receive notifications

Students

To access Purple Briefcase, log in to myACC, then select the Training and Technology tab, and under the ACC Career Services section, select Purple Briefcase, or go directly to the Purple Briefcase website.