Welcome to Harold Washington Career Development!

Harold Washington Career Development is committed to helping our students and alumni succeed in the workplace. The Career Development Office prepares students for the career they want by providing resume and cover letter writing resources, assisting with editing, facilitating mock interviews, and offering general job search strategy tips. Throughout the semester, we host a variety of workshops to help students feel more confident about entering the workforce as a student or after graduation.                                                                                   


Meet our team!

Ashley Dale-Smith                                                                                      
Career Services Advisor​                                                                                              
Email: adalesmith@ccc.edu                                                                                         

Phone: 312-553-3023   ​      

Jasmin Dobson                                                                                              
Career Services Advisor​                                                                                                
Email: jdobson4@ccc.edu                                                                                         
Phone: 312-553-3110                                                             
Joe Hinton                                                                                            
Associate Dean, Career Programs                                                                                     
Email: jhinton9@ccc.edu                                                                                           
Phone: 312-553-3176
Sara Lutz
College Administrative Assistant-I



Email hwc-career@ccc.edu or use your Navigate portal to make an appointment today.​  ​​​                                             
City Colleges is currently transitioning to Handshake, an online job and internship platform, to help students and alumni find meaningful careers. Handshake will allow you to create a profile showcasing your experiences, search and apply for openings from participating employers, schedule interviews, and access career resources.

                                                           Scheduling a Career Appointment                         


Are you interested in finding talented candidates to meet the needs of your organization? Check out the below opportunities to get the word out about your open positions!                                 

Create a Posting for Current Openings: City Colleges is currently transitioning to Handshake, an online job and internship platform, to help students and alumni find meaningful careers. Stay tuned!
On-Campus Recruiting: This is a great way for employers to advertise positions right on campus! Career Services will set you up with a table on campus so you can meet and greet our students and conduct an initial screen. Let us know if you’re interested by contacting a member of our team at hwc-career@ccc.edu​.                                                
Guest Speakers:  Our campus is filled with students interested in a variety of fields. From graphic design, to human resources, students can benefit from professionals speaking of their experience and industry. Come speak at a class of your choice by contacting a member of our team at hwc-career@ccc.edu​.                                                                                    
Host a Workshop or Event: Are you interested in hosting a large event or workshop that will teach our students a skill or orient them to a particular career field? Learn more by contacting a member of our team at hwc-career@ccc.edu​.                                                                   

Attend a Career Fair on our Campus:  Career Fairs aligned with student interests and different academic programs are held regularly in-person at one of the City Colleges of Chicago sites or virtually. We’re always looking for interested employers to join us for our fairs! If you’re interested please contact a member of our team at hwc-career@ccc.edu.        



Upcoming Events

 Career Development Summer 2023