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Career Services

Choosing the right career can be a tough decision. We’ll help you figure it out. 

Not sure what career is right for you? Want to transfer, but not sure where to go? We’re here to help. Our career counselors are awesome. They’re ready to help you reach your career goals, or simply help you figure out what they are.

Student working on computer with an advisor.


Even if you choose a career, most people change their mind at least once. Delta College Career Services offers guidance, career assessments, specific industry information, job outlook and other resources to help you plan the path to your perfect career.

Career Exploration Tools

  • Career Coach
    A Delta-sponsored online resource, Career Coach is designed to help you find a career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings and associated education and training. Plus, you'll find info on career assessment as well.
  • EUREKA MicroSkills
    This tool will examine your personality type, and describe occupations which require the skills you would like to use.
  • O*NET (Occupational Information Network)
    The nation’s primary source of occupational descriptions, including wage and outlook information.
  • SIGI-3
    This unique tool compliments the total career guidance decision making process and helps you explore your values, interests and preferred work activities.

Prep for SuCCESS

Being prepared for the job search process is key in landing an interview and that job you have always wanted. Start by working with a Career Advisor to critique your résumé and cover letter. If you are new to interviewing or just want to brush up on your skills, schedule a mock interview.

Find a Great Job

Whether you are seeking employment while in school, or almost done and looking for a job in your field, we have the tools that can help you.

Community Jobs

Employers want Delta students on their team. And we don't blame them. Search the postings that are there just for you. 

  • Indeed
    Search engine site that pulls jobs from multiple job posting web pages
  • MyInterfase
    Job database that includes Delta student employment and community full and part time jobs
  • State of MI Jobs
    Search for State of Michigan employment
  • USA Jobs
    Search for federal jobs and internships

Student Employment

Delta has a variety of jobs for students. The majority of student employees are hired in August and September. However, openings do occur at the beginning of and throughout each semester.

SEARCH for a student JOB

Stop by. We are happy to point you in the right direction. 


Student working on a computer in the Career Services office
Student at the counter at Career Services

Career Services can help you research career options, build a great looking résumé and even run through mock interviews so you can be ready to present yourself at your very best. 


SUCCESS TIP: Plan ahead.

If you know you want a bachelor’s degree, even if you don’t know exactly what you want to do or where you want to go, you can still take classes likely to transfer. Academic Advising can help you pick them.


Calendar

Most people change jobs every 4½ years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Graduation Cap

80% of Delta's graduates from the past five years live and work in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

35 percent

A person with an associate’s degree in the Great Lakes Bay Region makes 35% more than someone with a high school diploma. That’s an average salary of $41,300.


Jacquelyn Baker

"The people at Delta won’t tell you what you need to do for a career – they help you discover it for yourself."

Jacquelyn Baker
Delta College Associate in Arts degree
Transferred to Central Michigan University
Living her dream job as a communication expert