Career Services

Alumni from Sanford-Brown College, located in Tysons Corner, Virginia have continuous access to Optimal Resume. Optimal Resume is an online resource that you may use to create and build a resume, research companies, and receive job leads suited to their specific career goals. Create a customized account to get your resume reviewed, search for jobs, and connect with employers. Through Optimal Resume, you’ll find a variety of tools to help you CREATE, PRESENT, MANAGE and SHARE your professional credentials.

Online Interactive Resume and Job Search Tool by OptimalResume®

  • Create high quality application documents - resumes, letters, portfolios, etc.
  • Create an attractive & flexible professional website
  • Fully integrated online job search job application tracking

Enhance Your Job Search with our Partners – and Burning Glass.

  • Find thousands of relevant articles on resume advice, job-hunting guidance, career planning tips and more.
  • Manage your job search with all of Monsters resources using their Browse Jobs feature. Simply narrow down the results until you find a list of jobs that are right for you.
  • Burning Glass Technologies provides students with Focus/Career, a suite of easy-to-use career exploration and job placement tools.
  • With this system, you’ll be able to explore career opportunities based on what employers are actually looking for.

To access these sites, please login to your student portal. Even as a graduate, you have access to your portal as long as you log into your account frequently.

Career Services support at Career Education Corporation
(866) 934-1594 or via e-mail at

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