Career Services - Black Hawk College

Career Services

Not sure what jobs are in demand? Need help finding a job? If you’re planning your career or currently in the job market, you need to be prepared for today’s technology and recruitment methods. Black Hawk College Career Services offers free employment assistance. We can help you prepare your résumé and cover letter, practice interviewing skills, learn how to dress for an interview and much more.

Career Services enhances students’ pursuit of education and career goals and assists students, alumni, employers and the community in developing a qualified, competitive workforce.

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The Career Services Center assists individuals who:

  • Need help creating professional résumés and conducting effective job search.
  • Are uncertain about career goals or college major.
  • Want to become more employable.
  • Are seeking employment.
  • Are in career transition.

The Career Services Center helps employers who:

  • Want to post job openings.
  • Are looking for skilled and qualified employees.


The center offers BHC students, alumni and the community personal guidance and assistance as well as excellent resources to help at any stage of career planning or job search.

  • Occupational and career development books
  • Career-search software programs
  • Educational guides
  • Extensive internet sites bookmarked for research
  • Interviewing, résumé and cover letter books
  • Labor market research and trends
  • Information on upcoming job fairs
  • Current job listings
  • Skills Sessions on a variety of topics like Applying for a Job and Personal Branding


Visit dozens of employers each spring at the annual Black Hawk College Job Fair at the Quad-Cities Campus. The event is free for job seekers and open to the public. Dates and times to be announced. Check back for more information.

Quad Cities College Career Fair

The inaugural Quad Cities College Career Fair will be Wednesday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. using Handshake, an online platform. Employers and hiring organizations will host virtual booths, hold one-on-one sessions and conduct interviews. The fair will be hosted by Black Hawk College and four other local colleges.


Visit the Join Hand Shake website and sign-up based on your home institution. After completing your free profile, you can register for the 2020 Quad Cities College Fair and view employers by visiting the event page. Students will have access to jobs, internships and public career events. For assistance, please contact Angela Striegel at

To learn more about the virtual job fair visit this link.

Registration opens July 1, 2020. Click here to register.
Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, or until capacity has been filled.