Academic and Career Development
Central Carolina Community College recognizes that a strong relationship exists between academics and career goals, so the CCCC Career Center is structured to assist students and alumni in reaching their goals. Students who become familiar with the Career Center and its resources are more prepared for the transition they will face going from student to professional.
No major? No problem! Career Center staff is here to give you the time and support you need to make a thoughtful decision about the college major that is right for you and fits into your career plans.
Assistance developing realistic career goals and plans is available through the Career Center. In the Career Center an individual may speak with a trained professional and work together to solve problems associated with career choices and educational planning. The Career Center offers information on career-related topics such as job descriptions, duties, work environment, wages/salaries, essential skills, training, and education requirements for the job market.
Career assessments through Career Cruising such as, Career Matchmaker; My Skills; Learning Styles; and Ability Profiler inventories are available in the Career Center to help you learn about yourself: Career Cruising computerized career exploration program, Career Explorer, and online assessments. We invite you to come to the Career Center to explore Career Cruising options or you may elect to access from home at the following website: www.f3k.org
The Career Center offers resources such as videos, references, and resource books for individual career paths. Career Cruising software, as well as workshops and individual one-on-one sessions covering areas such as resume writing, cover letters, thank-you notes, interviewing techniques, and job applications are available.
Take action at the Career Center. We offer a variety of services to aid in your quest for the right career:
- Part-time and full-time job postings
- Internet research stations
- Resume building
- Mock interview sessions
- Cover letter and thank-you note critiques
- Information database of community colleges and universities
- Up-to-date video selection