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AACC's Sarbanes Center for Career and Civic Engagement is here to help you explore careers, get experience, prepare for the workforce and become civically engaged.

We do this in collaboration with businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and schools. We look forward to working with you wherever you are in your career journey!


Students

Lets get started on your career journey!

Talk with someone and get guidance

Get Career Counseling

AACC Career Counseling provides a number of resources, both guided and self-directed, that can help you develop a better sense of your skills and interests and how they relate to careers and majors. Connect with Career Counseling now.

Find a Mentor

Have questions about your career path? Need some advice and guidance as you explore careers?

AACC’s Career Mentoring Network can connect you to a mentor who can help:

  • Explore career paths
  • Share career-related knowledge, advice and experiences
  • Build your network
  • Connect you to resources
  • Encourage and move you forward in your career journey

Begin your career conversation now!

Conduct Research and Find Resources

Research Careers and Find Resources for Job Seekers

Use these resources to learn about jobs, occupations, wages, the labor market and more.

College Central podcast: Advice and tips for every-level job seekers

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp.: Build your success by connecting with up-to-date skills and certifications businesses require.

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation: DLLR provides information on the many programs and services available to job seekers in Maryland, including wages and labor market conditions.

Glassdoor: Glassdoor provides a database of more than 8 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos to prepare for interviews, research companies and salary comparisons.

O*NET OnLine: The nation’s primary source for occupational information also has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers/students.

Virtual Career Library: Find career information.

Career Outlook: Provide data and information on a variety of topics including occupations and industries, pay and benefits, and more.

Find Resources for Specific Populations

For students with disabilities:

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services: Offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work

AbilityLinks: A website specifically for job seekers with disabilities

U.S. Department of State Disability Reasonable Accommodation Division: DRAD approves, determines and implements reasonable accommodations and ensures equal access to federal programs, activities and facilities to individuals with disabilities.

For veterans:

U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training

Hire Heroes USA: Free résumé tools for veterans.

Veterans Administration Job Bank: Resources and services for job seeking veterans.

Military Sealift Command: Recruits transitioning military, merchant marines, maritime academy graduates and skilled entry level candidates to fill maritime job opportunities.

Connect with Workforce and Job Training Resources

Find assistance with career exploration associated with workforce and job training programs by talking with our success coaches.

Get Experience

Get an Internship

Internships provide on-the-job work experience related to a student’s major that includes an employer mentor and a faculty advisor. Internships have a start date and an end date, and can be taken for credit or done independently without credit. Explore your career choice and get experience with an internship.

Participate in Service-Learning and Volunteer

Do you have a service-learning assignment? Are you interested in volunteering and giving back to your community? Serve your community now.

Prepare For and Find a Job

Write a Résumé/Cover Letter and Prepare for an Interview

Search for a Job and Research an Employer

Students and alumni can explore part-time and full-time job openings and internships with College Central Network

Find tips for researching employers as you search for a job or prepare for an interview.

Questions?

We’re here to help.

Sarbanes Center

410-777-2053

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Business Hours

Online

Monday-Friday

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

In-person

Monday and Wednesday (Arnold)

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday (Arnold and Arundel Mills)

10 a.m.-6 p.m.