LifeMap

Graduation Transition Programs and Services

For more information about these programs, contact the Answer Centers on any campus.

Career Center
The office where a variety of services are available to assist students in making career decisions, setting career goals, and preparing for a job search. Click here for more information.

College Night
Each October, Valencia College hosts College Night - an event intended to connect high school students with a variety of post-secondary opportunities. Typically, we host over 170 colleges and universities from around the country to connect them with students from our community to discuss transfer requirements, housing, and financial aid.

My Portfolio
Throughout their tenure at Valencia, students are encouraged to create a portfolio that illustrates their skills and experiences. My Portfolio is an electronic version of the portfolio that can be displayed in a public area for potential employers to review. As students near graduation, they can analyze the contents of their portfolio to determine the most relevant examples of mastery of each of Valencia's core competencies - Think, Value, Communicate, Act - at an advanced level in their academic programs.

Job Fairs
The Workplace Learning and Placement Office also arranges on-campus Job Fairs at which time students may meet employers who are actively recruiting. They have the opportunity to ask questions about potential employers, and get a first-hand impression of the companies represented.

Job Search Skills Course
Valencia offers a 1-credit course in Job Search Skills. Students learn to write resumes, compile portfolios, find leads, search the Internet, and utilize other skills in seeking employment. They also can participate in mock interviews.

Internship and Workforce Services
Valencia boast one of the largest internship programs in Florida. Each year over 200 employers provide opportunities for more than 500 students in areas ranging from accounting to zoology. To see what opportunities are available, visit our website.

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