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career development services




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Resumes & Cover Letters:

Resume Writing Guide
Action Verb List
Chronological vs Functional
Getting Started
The Basics
Using Keywords
Transferable Skills
Using Data & Numbers
The Well-Rounded Resume
14 Tips for Resume Success
Cover Letter Writing Guide
Cover Letters
Why a Cover Letter?


Job Searching Tips:

Time Management Tips
Keys to Applying Online

Safe Online Job Searches
Completing Job Applications
Long Search? Stay Motivated!
Moving Back Home after Grad
How to Brand Yourself
Networking 101
Informational Interviews
Job Fairs--The Basics
Job Shadowing
Your Digital Footprint
Email Etiquette
Handling Rejection
SMART Goals--Fast Facts
SMART Goals--Worksheet



Ultimate Interviewing Guide
List of Practice Questions
60 Second Elevator Speech
The Art of the Interview
Interview Taboos
Interview To-Dos!
Body Language
Inappropriate Questions
Phone Interviews #1
Phone Interviews #2
Thank Your Interviewer
How to Follow Up
How to Turn Down an Offer
Informational Interviews


Military Background:

Working as a Civilian
Transferable Skills Advantage
Career Coach-MOC



Welcome to Career Development Services!

Career Development Services provides a
range of support for both students and alumni:

  • One-to-one career exploration and counseling,
  • Resume assistance and cover letter writing,
  • Job search training (i.e., interviewing, soft skills training, etc.),
  • Job readiness & displacement assistance,
  • Training workshops (e.g., open resume-writing, LinkedIn, appropriate business/interview attire, etc.), and
  • Job Fairs and other events with employers.
  • Wondering if Career Development Services is for you? Click here to find some questions for the career counselor. 
Starting February 16, 2017, all students have been pre-registered on College Central Network and are required to use their NCSC Student ID as their CCN User ID. The User ID must be 10 digits long, so if your ID has fewer than 10 digits, include zeroes at the beginning (for example: 0001234567). Click the "Activate your account" link to get started.
If you already have a CCN account, please disregard this requirement. Click here to access a quick registration guide.  


2017-2018 Federal Work Study Jobs available now!
Looking for on-campus employment?? Jobs available in multiple departments on campus (click here to view full descriptions):
-Foundation & Alumni Services
-Child Development Center

-Health Sciences
-Kehoe Center--BIT, IT, Rentals & Reservations
-Crawford Success Center
-Urban Center
-Student Activities
-Information Technology

Find a job that offers flexibility to work on campus while improving your skills and building your resume! Fill out the application and return to Financial Aid (Kee 143) to determine eligibility. Contact the department to discuss your interest in the Work Study position!



Job & Internship Fair—Looking for a full-time, part-time, summer job, or internship? We have employers from all industries who come recruit at our on-campus Job and Internship Fair! This open house, come-and-go event is for all students and alumni from every major. Dress for success and bring copies of your resume! Giveaways for attending! Stay tuned for the next on-campus fair!

Tips & Tricks for Success:
Job Fairs--The Basics
-Career Fairs--In the Know Before You Go
-Job Fair: A Day at the Fair
-Job Fair Mistakes
Networking 101
-Networking: Using Business Cards
-Savvy Networking
-60 Second Elevator Speech
-Job Fair Jargon
-How to Brand Yourself


Career Closet—Do you need some professional clothing for the upcoming internship fair or your job interview? Come "shop" at the Career Closet for all of your professional clothing needs. We have racks and racks of gently used professional clothing that students can peruse!


Resume Prep Workshops—Come work on your resume in a computer lab while getting one-on-one attention from the career services and internship staff! This is great prep for the career networking events!

Stay tuned for Fall 2017 Resume Workshop Schedule.

Feel free to log-in to College Central and use the Resume Builder to get started! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for editing/feedback!


Internship Meet & Greet—Are you looking for an internship? Looking to network with local employers? Our annual speed networking event allows students and employers to interact to discuss internships, PT/FT jobs, and other future opportunities! Email Tracy Bond, Internship Coordinator, for questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!
Tips & Tricks for Success:
-Career Fairs--In the Know Before You Go
-Job Fair: A Day at the Fair
-Networking 101
-Networking: Using Business Cards
-Savvy Networking
-60 Second Elevator Speech
-How to Brand Yourself


**Check in with us periodically for upcoming Events!**


 Resources for Students & Alumni



Career Coach

  • current and future job availability
  • area unemployment trends
  • salary information
  • educational/training requirements
  • FOCUS2
    Access Code: plan
    Are you undecided in your major?
    Are you wondering what careers are connected to your major?
    Are you thinking about changing career fields?

    The FOCUS2 is a career assessment that will help you examine your talents, interests, values, and aspirations to point you towards a career path that's a good fit for you.
  • College Central Network
    CCN is a community job board, connecting NC State students & alumni to local employers. We have hundreds of local job listings as well as a search engine with over 500,000 jobs available nationwide.
    Utilize the Resume Builder on CCN to get started on your resume draft with the help of our career counselor today!
    Click here to access the help guide for registering on College Central.
    Click here to access the Resume Builder tutorial.
  • Internship Program
    Read about the on-the-job internship experiences that your peers are having at their internship sites! This could be you next semester or next summer! Contact Tracy, our Internship Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information! Click here to go to the internship website.

    Want more information on internships?
    -Test Drive Your Career
    -Internships: Company Culture 101
    -Paid and Unpaid Internships
    -Internship Interviews
    -What is a non-profit organization?
  • Ohio Means Jobs
    The State of Ohio job matching system allows anyone to post resumes and get job leads. Employers can also post jobs. Ohio Means Jobs also has a large job searching toolkit that you can utilize in addition to NCSC Career Development Services.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is a guide to hundreds of different careers in the United States, providing information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education required, earnings, and job market outlook of the different occupations. This resource is valuable in the FYEX 0060 course.
  • Job Board Websites
    In addition to College Central Network, our community job board with local listings and OhioMeansJobs.com, you may be interested in searching for jobs on other online job boards. Here are links to other online resources:


    Don't forget to utilize social media, particularly LinkedIn.com and LinkedIn.com/jobs, to search for jobs, as well! Best of luck in your search!



102 Kee Hall
163 Kehoe Center

Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Main office:
    Kee Hall 102, Main Campus
  • Kehoe Center 163 in Shelby


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Mission Statement
To provide quality career counseling & exploration services to assist students in making informed career choices.

To provide quality career knowledge & job readiness to prepare students to secure employment in related field of study.



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