Career Services & The Career Counseling Center
Now more than ever you’re thinking about your future. What will it look like after NCC? Maybe you’re crystal clear about your dream career—or maybe you need some help figuring out what you want to do when you “grow up.” Wherever you are in the process, the Career Counseling Center is here to help.
Individual career counseling—so you can explore and analyze your interests, skills, values, and personality characteristics and develop short- and long-term career goals.
Group counseling sessions—workshops held throughout the year to help you with everything from setting career goals to determining your major.
Vocational testing and interpretation—our career assessment tools are free and may give you just the career direction you need.
Career Information Center—home to “Focus2,” the computer-assisted career decision-making system, as well as a great place for you to conduct career research.
Career Resource Network—connecting you with faculty and successful alumni in your field of interest so you can learn more about potential careers.
Job Placement Office—that will give you the know-how to develop a professional-looking resume and cover letter as well as practice job interviewing skills.
This is a transitional introductory career awareness course that assists the individual to learn from self-appraisal activities and career information gathering. Topics include: understanding one's interests, skills, work values and personality style as well as an investigation of career fields.
Learn how to make satisfying career decisions while earning three credits! This NCC course explores and examines issues related to the selection of career fields. Emphasis is placed on a realistic self-appraisal of one's interests, needs, skills, and personality style, career decision making, researching careers and the work world, and preparing for a job search.
Pre-requisite: SPS 102 or permission of SPS Department. Please contact Genetee Alvarez-Ortiz in Nassau Hall (M), room 11 or by calling 516.572.7506.
This course is intended for students who have already engaged in the career exploration process. Emphasis is placed on the world of work and survey of career fields, employer research, employment organizational structure, effective networking, targeted resume and cover letter development, interviewing skills, professional etiquette and self marketing strategies. This is a hands-on learning experience emphasizing the development of lifelong career management skills and tools.
For general information about services and course offerings, contact us at 516.572.7696