Career Services supports students and alumni in the processes of career exploration and pursuing employment opportunities. Services are available in person and virtually.
Complete the FOCUS assessments (you will need to enter “NHCC” as the passcode) to learn more about yourself and how your interests, skills, personality, and values relate to career fields and occupations. Schedule a follow-up appointment for career advising and to review your assessment results.
Get curious about the vast array of career opportunities and programs of study that are a potential match with your assessment results. The Minnesota State CAREERwise website will introduce you to career clusters and pathways, as well as informing on growing and emerging careers in Minnesota.
Expand your knowledge on how you can apply your degree using the What Can I Do With This Major? tool in CAREERwise.
Career Services offers additional tools to assist you with your career exploration, including the Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS). Contact Career Services for login details and a guide sheet on how to use MCIS and ask about other resources to help you in researching careers.
The college has moved to the Handshake career management platform. Discover new career paths and find amazing jobs and internships. Visit Handshake to set up your NHCC account.
Develop the tools you need for a successful job search. Start the resume writing process early in your academic career and keep your resume updated as you learn new skills and embark on new work experiences. The Resume Writing Guide offers instruction on how to gather your information and create a resume that reflects your skills and knowledge.
Need more help in your job search? Career Services can assist you with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, networking, navigating the job search, and more. Visit Workforce Innovation & Experiential Learning (WIEL) for a calendar of upcoming events and workshops, or contact us to schedule an appointment.
NHCC invites employer organizations to create an account in Handshake to post job openings and events to our students and alumni. Contact Career Services for information regarding hiring events and individual employer tabling opportunities on the college campus.
Contact Career Services for information regarding hiring events and individual employer tabling opportunities on the NHCC campus.