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Career Counseling

 Location / Hours

Nassau Hall, Room 19

Office Hours:
In Person & Remote
Monday-Thursday, 9am-4:45pm

Remote
Friday, 9am-4:45pm


If you need assistance outside of these hours, please contact our office at 516.572.7696.

If on campus, students can visit us in Nassau Hall (M), room 19 during on-campus hours or call 516.572.7696. At any time, students can email careercounseling@ncc.edu to schedule an appointment regarding their career counseling concerns. Our career counseling faculty will do their best to offer assistance in-person, or via e-mail, phone, or Zoom conferencing.

 
 Phone: 516.572.7696
 
Careercounseling@ncc.edu

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE.

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, Career Counseling is here to help.

WE OFFER:

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 Resources

including Focus2, the computer-assisted career decision-making system, as well as Candid Career videos on interviewing, resume writing, networking and many more topics to help you land that job!

Career Resource Network

connecting you with faculty and successful alumni in your field of interest so you can learn more about potential careers.

Student Professional Development & Employer Services

that will give you the know-how to develop a professional-looking resume and cover letter as well as practice job interviewing skills.


Career Development Courses

Earn credits toward your NCC degree while learning about career options and exploring professional opportunities.

Career Orientation, SPS 101–Earn One Credit

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. View the official course description.

The course examines individual behavior in the social contexts of personal, family, work, and group backgrounds. Using extensive career development and psychological theories from a wide range of research, the course assists the individual to determine successful methods of self-assessment and exploration, resulting in the achievement of a broad perspective of the world of work. Social factors such as job market volatility, industry trends and environmental and technological needs are reviewed for successful career exploration and decision making. View the official course description.

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. View the official course description.

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