TCC Partners with Local Tech Startup to Utilize AI for Job Preparedness

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Tulsa Community College is partnering with Tulsa-based technology company, WriteSea, to implement artificial intelligence to enhance job search and career development processes for TCC students and graduates.

WriteSea is a venture capital-backed and leading provider of AI-driven career mobility tools, that offers career services to help candidates find meaningful work and employers find quality talent. TCC is WriteSea’s first higher education partner.

Through this partnership, TCC students will gain exclusive access to WriteSea's innovative platform, Job Search Genius AI, a comprehensive suite of AI-enabled features, including AI Resume Builder, AI Cover Letter Generator, AI Interview Prep, AI Mock Interview Simulation, Contact Tracker, Job Tracker, AI Salary & Benefits Negotiation Coach, AI Headshots, AI LinkedIn Review, and AI Job Applications. These tools are tailored for the job preparation process, from crafting compelling resumes to acing interviews and negotiating job offers.

“We are honored to partner with Tulsa Community College, an institution that shares our commitment to innovation and student success,” said Founder and CEO of WriteSea, Brandon Mitchell. “Our goal is to make the daunting task of job searching more manageable and effective for students by providing them with the tools they need to stand out in the competitive job market. This partnership is a step forward in our mission to democratize access to advanced career development technologies.”

The integration of WriteSea's Job Search Genius was a joint undertaking with TCC’s Career Services and TCC’s Workforce Development. Vice President of Workforce Development Pete Selden, Ph.D. and Director of Career Services Mark Hays spearheaded the initiative to enhance the support and resources available to TCC students and alumni, equipping them with the skills and tools necessary for success in today's job market.

"We are excited to bring WriteSea's AI technology to our students and alumni,” said Selden. "This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to provide comprehensive support and resources for career planning and job search preparation. With WriteSea's Job Search Genius, we are setting our students up for success by embracing the latest advancements in technology."

“We want to utilize Job Search Genius AI to help students prepare for the workforce, while lessening the workload for our Career Services staff,” said Hays. “By leveraging the AI technology to refine students’ resumes, cover letters, and prepare them to find employment, our staff can focus their expertise on providing effective support to a larger number of students. It’s a win-win situation where students receive personalized assistance, and our staff can dedicate more time to individualized guidance and coaching.”

The collaboration between TCC and WriteSea aims to enrich the job preparedness experience for TCC students and set a precedent for similar educational institutions aiming to integrate AI technology into their career support systems.

Current and former students can access Job Search Genius AI here.