Career Services

  • Career Planning & Exploration 

    Whether you are just starting to explore careers or making a career change, it is important to find a career that matches your interests, skills, and abilities.  Career exploration can help you discover your ideal career path.

    If you are unsure of your career path or want more information, make an appointment with your academic advisor for guidance in exploring and choosing a major and/or career.  


    Career Resources

    Career Coach

    A user-friendly web-based tool, which provides the most current Bexar County data on employment demand, wages, job postings and associated education and training that can lead to your intended career.

    • Take a career assessment to discover occupations that interest you
    • View careers and relevant career data
    • Search for education/training programs 
    • Find Civilian Careers related to your military occupation
    • Create a Career Portfolio


    Visit Career Coach



    FOCUS 2 is a self-paced career and educational planning program provides a great assessment of your skills, values, and interests.

    • Explore careers based on self-assessment
    • Research careers associated with specific majors
    • Compare occupations
    • Learn important industry data and facts
    • Northwest Vista Focus 2 Access Code: wildcats


    FOCUS 2: Career & Educational Planning Solutions

  • Northwest Vista Career Experience can help you become 'job ready':

    • Resume and Cover Letter Review
    • Interviewing Strategies, Mock Interview
    • Job/Internship Search, Networking Strategies, Profile Reviews


    Contact the Career Experience team:


    Visit our Career Experience website:

    NVC : Career Experience | Alamo Colleges


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    An easy to use software designed to simplify your job readiness needs!

    • Resume Builder & Resume Formatting
    • Review Center: Have your Resume Proofread
    • Create a Professional Website for your Resume
    • Cover Letter & Thank You Letter Builder
    • Create an Electronic Portfolio


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    • Job Search: Find Part-Time, Full Time, Volunteer & Internship Positions!
    • Resource Library: Find Resume & Employer Letter Templates!
    • Events Calendar:  See when Employers & University Recruiters will be at NVC!
    • Career Videos


    Handshake Student Sign In:

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    Handshake Employer Sign In:

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  • Employer Resources

    Northwest Vista offers many options designed to assist you in recruiting students and alumni.  Opportunities include online job postings, career fairs, on-campus recruitment, and more. 

    Our Career Experience team is a connecting point for you to Northwest Vista students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

    Visit our Career Experience website:

    NVC : Career Experience | Alamo Colleges


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    Handshake is our platform for posting employment opportunities for our students and alumni: 

    • Full-time Jobs
    • Part-Time, Temporary or Seasonal Employment
    • Internships


    Employer Log In


    Need assistance with registering your company or posting your available positions?


    Career Experience 


    Northwest Vista requires all employers who interview on campus or post jobs or flyers through the Career and Transfer Services office to follow Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) practices as well as NACE Professional Standards in the recruiting process.  There shall be no discrimination against any qualified person on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, political or personal favoritism, marital status, sexual orientation, or disabling condition.

    By registering your company or organization with us, you agree to accept and comply with the policies and procedures of the Northwest Vista College and Career Experience regarding employer recruiting activities as well as Northwest Vista Campus Guidelines.  We reserve the right to refuse service to any company or organization whose business we believe is of a nature that is not appropriate for the Northwest Vista student body.