The focus of the Student Employment Services office is two fold. The first goal is to prepare students for the transition from an educational environment to a work place environment by providing various work place experiences, assistance with job search planning and guidance on professional communications skills for interacting with employers. The ultimate goal is to match Kellogg Community College students with excellent work opportunities and to help ensure employment upon graduation. There are many ways area businesses may benefit from the services provided through the Student Employment Services office.
Federal Work Study Program (Current Students only)
Each year, Kellogg Community College receives a Federal Work Study grant. Students who are eligible for Federal Work Study funding can apply with any public or nonprofit agency within Barry, Branch and Calhoun counties. Students are paid by KCC using Federal Work Study funding to work for these agencies.
The students are considered employees of KCC. Agency responsibilities for hiring a work study student are minimal when compared to the benefits. To learn more about the Federal Work Study program call Patrick Casey at 269-965-3931 ext. 2637.
College Central Network
All job openings received by Kellogg Community College are posted on College Central. College Central is an on-line job search website designed specifically for Kellogg Community College students and alumni. Students and alumni may complete on on-line profile and upload a resume for employers to view. Employers interested in hiring Kellogg Community College students and alumni can post their job openings and view resumes.
Arrangements can be made for employers interested in recruiting Kellogg Community College students including at our four satellite campuses: Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (Fort Custer – RMTC), Eastern Academic Center (Albion – EAC), Fehsenfeld Center (Hastings), Grahl Center (Coldwater). Career and Employment Services will assist in promoting the event and recruiting students. Space will be made available for employers to display company information as well as meet privately with students. To inquire about an on-campus recruiting event, call 269-565-2637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle Creek Regional Job Fair
Kellogg Community College hosts two job fairs per academic year – one in the fall and one in the spring. Information is available on College Central Network with upcoming fairs including locations, dates, and associated costs.
If you are interested in participating in the Battle Creek Regional Job Fair OR would like to participate in a targeted or specialized job fair, contact the Career and Employment Services office at 269-565-2637 or at email@example.com. Opportunities are also available for customized on-campus recruitment events.
Work Experience Programs
Kellogg Community College is always looking for opportunities to provide real world work experiences for students. If your company would like to explore options including job shadows, internships, co-ops, work study, and other forms of paid/non-paid work experiences, please contact the career and employment services office at 269-565-2636 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment Resource Center
Student Employment Services hosts an employment resource center. The center offers computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and telephones for students conducting a job search. The center also has various publications and directories on local, regional and national employers. Books, CD-ROMs and videos detailing the job search process are available for reference. If your human resource department would like to make marketing materials or job search information available to students to help KCC students research or apply with your company, please send the information to:
Career & Employment Services
Kellogg Community College
450 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017