Prepare your résumé and job-readiness skills through online tools, local workshops, and WWCC classes.

Many jobs and internships require a résumé with your application. Get started with one of these free tools:

Career Coach Résumé Builder

Career Coach’s tool offers helpful job-relevant wording suggestions for your skills and experience.

WorkSource Résumé Builder

WorkSource’s tool allows you to create a resumé that can directly attach to job applications on their site.

Learn to write an engaging cover letter to submit along with your résumé.

Attend a skill-building workshop at your local WorkSource office.

Topics can include cover letter formats, interviewing techniques, communication styles, and more.

Take a class at WWCC focused on career exploration and job-readiness skills.

Explore our institutional catalog and meet with your Advisor to discuss appropriate class options. Some workforce degrees automatically require these classes, and some transfer-track degrees have elective class options available. Course examples include:

Focus on building your career readiness.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) defines career readiness as the “attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace.” NACE surveyed employers to identify 8 career readiness traits they most desire in graduates:

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
Leadership
Oral/Written Communication
Professionalism/Work Ethic
Teamwork/Collaboration
Career Management
Digital Technology
Global/Intercultural Fluency