Need a job? Get to know your Career Planning and Placement Director.
This month, as part of National Career Development Month, CCC is featuring staff at City Colleges who are here to help take you from College to Career! Meet Gabriel Razo, Director of Career Planning and Placement at Harold Washington College.
Gabriel Razo has one top tip for students looking for careers after CCC.
“Don’t sell yourself short,” he says. “Employers want to hire people who are reliable, have effective communication skills, and know how to be a team player.”
Gabriel has been the Director of Career Planning and Placement at Harold Washington College since 2012. The Career Planning and Placement Center is located outside of room 1140 on the 11th floor and is there to provide quality career guidance services in these areas:
- Career Advising
- Resume Building
- Interviewing Skills
- Networking Tips
- Job Search & Internship Assistance
- Career Services Workshops
- Job/Career Fairs
Gabriel has been featured as an expert on career development in theChicago Tribune, TheStreet.com, and Univision Chicago. His team has successfully placed students into a variety of full-time, part-time, and internship positions ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
He earned his Master’s degree in Service Management and Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, from Saint Xavier University.