Job Openings

If you want to find a job, but you haven’t drafted any cover letters, resumes, or reference sheets yet:

  • Take some time to prepare for your job search – if at all possible.
  • Check out the Get-A-Job Docs section of this website.
  • Contact GCC Career Services for assistance.

The Handshake Job Board

According to OZY, “More than 700 universities and 300,000 companies use Handshake, which has surpassed Linkedin as the largest network for job-seeking college students in the U.S.” 

The Handshake job board includes hundreds of job opening within 50 miles of GCC – and thousands worldwide.  You can also find (paid and unpaid) non-credit internship opening in the Handshake job board.

HOW?

  1. Log into https://gcc-mass.joinhandshake.com with your GCC username and password.
  2. Click ‘Jobs’ to find jobs and non-credit internships.
  3. Use filters to make your search more relevant and efficient.
  4. Always follow employer’s application directions.

Employers, please refer to our Employer Resources webpage.

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Other Job Search Engines

Handshake is the #1 way college students get jobs, so all for-credit GCC students are encouraged to use their free Handshake account, by logging in with their GCC username and password. 
It is generally recommended to use 2-4 job search engines, when actively seeking employment.  Therefore, here is a list of job search engines with local, national, and/or global job openings: 

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center (Free!)

MassHire Career Centers are (FREE) quasi-public agencies, which help individuals achieve their employment goals – and more!

MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center 

One Arch Place in Greenfield location:

As of 12/2/21:

Visit your regional MassHire Career Center online to learn more, become a member, and contact them for an appointment.

Workshops and Career Center Seminars
Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Job Search Assistance
Hot Jobs Lists!!! (updated daily)

Find free webinars and employment services at your regional MassHire Career Center:

Taxi Service for Late Shift Jobs in Franklin County

If you live in Franklin County and work a late shift job or want to work those shifts but lack transportation, there is a solution. The Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA) has started a grant-funded Uber-like taxi service to help you get to work!  Rides are free and door to door for the first month.

Contact FRTA Assistant Administrator, Michael Perreault, at: (413) 774-2262 Ext. 105 ormichael@frta.org

Many Franklin County manufacturers and health care employers are hiring right now on 2nd & 3rd shift for well-paying jobs with benefits and overtime opportunities.

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