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Career Services

Skills for Career Success Workshops will be on Fridays from Oct. 3 to Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Stop by SC201 or call 570-3281 for information
Welcome to Career Services!  The Career Services office assists students and alumni in their efforts to find meaningful careers and appropriate college majors. We provide one-on-one career counseling, as well as other services, to help students and alumni with career planning and the job search process. Be sure to take advantage of two new programs -- FOCUS-2 and NJCAN -- recently added here (see below).

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Career Services may be reached as follows:

   West Windsor Campus
   Career Services (SC 201)
   Meet the Director of Career Services
   Phone: 609-570-3397
   Fax: 609-570-3880

The office of Career Services accepts job listings only from employers who comply with applicable Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination.

What We Do for Students
  1. Help you choose a college major
    - Exploring with you your interests, values, and skills in FOCUS-2
    - Providing Career Assessments for career possibilities to explore
    - Relating career opportunities tied to particular majors

  2. Help you find out what career is right for you
    - Introducing you to some current, reliable, in-depth information on careers
    - Showing you what education and skills employers want
    - Sharing insights from those already employed in particular occupations/professions

  3. Give you the latest statistics on...
    - Best paying jobs
    - Jobs with the fastest growth
    - Jobs with the most openings

  4. Help you write a winning resume and cover letter
    - Each job needs a different resume and cover letter
    - Resume writing requires a specific technique and format

  5. Assist you with a job search
    - Interview coaching, networking as a job search strategy
    - Salary negotiation
    - Hidden job market ideas
    - College Central Network, a web-based service giving MCCC students access to job postings from local employers

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  • Mercer County Labor Demand Occupations
  • Work Study Jobs
  • Riley Guide "Career Research Center"
  • How to Use LinkedIn for Job Search

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  • BrainTrack - Universities, Colleges & Careers
  • NY Career Zone
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  • Learn How To Become

    Specific Career Paths
  • The Art Career Project
  • When You Can't Go Pro (Careers for Athletes)
  • ExploreHealthCareers
  • HealthCareerCenter
  • Nursing Career Resource Center
  • APA "Careers in Psychology"
  • Careers in Psychology
  • New Jersey Teaching Certification

    Salary Information
  • glassdoor - salary details about specific jobs for specific employers or company
  • careerbliss Salary Search - over 6 million salaries
  • FindTheData - uses public information to show reports on salaries by city, salaries by job and industry, and future jobs forecasts
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  • Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2012
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  • Job Search Intelligence Salary Calculator
  • NACE Salary Calculator
  • AdeccoUSA 2014 Salary Guide
  • KFORCE 2014 Salary Guide Infographics - for Technology and Finance/Accounting Industry

    Government Websites
  • The O-NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Workforce New Jersey
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

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  • Resume Assistance
  • Resume Resources
  • Interview Preparation (pdf file)

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  • "What can you do for us that no one else can?"
  • "Were you fired?"
  • Interviewers' Favorite Questions
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    What can you do with a major in... ?
  • College Board - Major & Career Profiles
  • The Princeton Review - Majors Search
  • Florida State Univ. - Match Majors to Occupations
  • Univ. of North Carolina - What Can I Do With Major
  • Univ. of Tennessee - What Can I Do With This Major?
  • Rutgers - College Majors & Career Info
  • - What Can I Do With a Major In...

  • InternMatch

    • FOCUS-2 - Find out about your dream job; get information on salaries, job outlook, education required, and courses to take.

      When initiating a new account, the Access Code is vikings.  (For further assistance, contact Career Services at 609-570-3397.)

    • New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN) supports lifelong career exploration and career planning and decision-making with relevant occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information, including the latest national, New Jersey, and local labor market data and projections.

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