The Career Services office at Northampton offers a wealth of resources and services to students and alumni.
Higher education is a major investment - of both your money and your time. Performing well in your studies and receiving a job in your desired field after graduation are crucial steps towards a comfortable and happy future.
At Northampton Community College, we are here to help you succeed every step of the way, both as a student and an alumni. That's why we are dedicated to properly equipping our students and alumni with tools for success during and after their college education.
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Explore Careers and Majors with Focus 2
FOCUS 2 is a self-guided career, major and education planning system designed to guide you through the steps of the career planning process. You can use FOCUS 2 at any stage of your education and career planning according to your personal needs. Start with any feature, repeat a feature if desired and use the system as an ongoing resource. All your results are saved and accessible in your FOCUS 2 Portfolio.
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Start Your Career Search
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Career Services has offices on NCC's Bethlehem and Monroe campuses.
- College Center, Room 348
- Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Keystone Hall, Room 109
NCC Career Services can help you explore options, focus on a professional field, and find the job you've been hoping for. Some of our services include:
- CareerGPS: Half the battle of landing a great job is simply knowing what's out there. CareerGPS is a valuable online search tool that will give you the opportunity to explore hundreds of potential local careers. Just enter a keyword and quickly learn about nearby employment prospects in the field. We encourage you to create a profile and save your degree and career searches, use the resume building tool, and more.
- Internship placements: Experiential learning offers NCC students an opportunity to apply knowledge, skills and values learned in the classroom to real-life experiences in the workplace environment. Career Services connects you with local organizations where you'll gain useful, on-the-job skills and professional contacts, while earning credits. Take the initiative and start planning for your career today. Visit us in person or check out these helpful links and resources.
CareerGPS is a valuable online search tool that will give you the opportunity to explore hundreds of potential local careers. Just enter a keyword and quickly learn about local employment prospects in the field.
Take the initiative and start planning for your career today. We've assembled a group of helpful links and other resources for your use.
Career Exploration and Choosing a Major
To learn more about Career Exploration and Choosing a Major, click here for more information.
Experiential Learning (Internships)
Experiential learning offers NCC students an opportunity to apply knowledge, skills, and values learned in the classroom to real life experiences in the workplace environment.