Career Support

Student Omayra Rentas poses while using Career Net
The Career Development Center

The mission of the Career Development Center is to empower and assist students and alumni in developing their professional goals by providing career exploration and experiential learning opportunities; assisting with goal setting and attainment; providing assistance with job search strategies and techniques; and providing job information. We work closely with area and regional employers to assist them in finding students and graduates to fill their job openings. Please familiarize yourself with the many services and resources available to you as a student and future alumni of STCC. We are happy to be of service to you.

Career Exploration, Information & Resources
  • Co-op/internship program, which allows students to earn credit for taking advantage of part-time employment in their field while completing degree requirements. In order to participate, a student must have achieved a 2.5 quality point average. Most students participate in a co-op/internship program during their third semester in an established major.
  • Job and employer information
  • Resume and cover letter assistance
  • Mock interviews/online interview assistance
  • Free lifetime career services assistance
  • Online job search videos
  • Online Career Resource Library
  • Access to additional on-line career tools and resources that are provided by the IAJVS National Collaboration and funded by the U.S. Department of Labor: http://www.gatewaytocareers.com/
  • Career Net is an online Career Center for students, alumni & employers
  • Job development assistance
  • Job conversion into co-op/internship credit
  • On-campus recruitment program/career fairs
  • Career Assessment tools such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) (available to current students)
  • Career Development Center Newsletter
  Helpful websites
LinkedIn Career Exploration Suite
Contact:

Pamela J. White
Director of the Career Development Center
Building 27/Room 216
Phone (413) 755-4464
Fax: (413) 755-6316
PJWhite@stcc.edu or careerservices@stcc.edu

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