Career & Transfer Support

Career and Transfer Services is here to help you prepare for your job search, advance your career, or get you ready to transfer. We serve as a liaison between you and our network of employers that want to hire you! Our services don't start when you begin your job search and they don't stop after you graduate.

Begin Your Job Search

Use these tools to begin your job search. Reach out to us at any point to speak to a career services coordinator.
The Career Coach platform is here to help you get started. Take a career assessment or browse careers and programs to figure out what career path is right for you.

All graduating students are required to complete the Graduation Exit Survey
As a Lawson State student or alumni, use College Central to look through job opportunities. Post your resume and portfolio for employers to see and build your network.

Need Help? We Have Your Back.

From finding your passion to finding the right job all the way through nailing the interview, we can help you get where you want to go. See how.

Big Picture

  • Aligning your studies with your career/academic goals
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Professional & career development
  • Network building

Hard Skills

  • Resume writing
  • Job search techniques
  • Career fairs
  • Scholarship search
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Salary negotiation

Soft Skills

  • Alumni services
  • Dressing for success
  • Business etiquette
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Mock interviews

Get in Touch

Akilih M. Haley, our career services and college transfer coordinator, is here to help with all of your career and transfer needs. Call or email us to set up an appointment or stop in.

Location

Bessemer Campus, Building A
1100 9th Avenue, SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

Birmingham Campus, Academic Success Center
3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221

Hours

Bessemer Campus
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Birmingham Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Contact Information

Phone
(205) 929-3514

Email
ahaley@lawsonstate.edu

Attend a Career Event

Attend one of our workshops or seminars to develop your professional skills and prepare yourself for the workforce.
Apr
20

HBSE II - SWK521

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birmingham Campus
Apr
20

SWK Empowerment - SWK587

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birmingham Campus
Apr
20

Field Practicum & Seminar I - SWK581

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Birmingham Campus