Elevate Your Career – The Spring Job Search Starts Now!

For new graduates, the average time span from an interview to a job offer is 24 days. This means students need to begin their spring job search now.  Career Services is hosting the following events to help you elevate your career:

Career Fair 2020 – Thursday, March 5th, 11 am-2 pm, Central Campus, Worrell Gym. The Career Fair is the college’s largest recruiting event and will feature 70+ employers seeking to hire for full-time and part-time positions.

What’s Next Events

Drop-in for help with “what’s next” after graduation, whether you are still deciding about your major when you transfer or need quick help with your resume, job search, and making the most of the career fair. 

CATO CAMPUS

Tuesday, February 18

10:00-1:00

Check-in at Student Success Desk,

Cato 1 Lobby

CENTRAL CAMPUS

Wednesday, February 19

11:00-3:00

Central High, Room 122

HARPER CAMPUS

Tuesday, February 18

10:00 – 1:00

H4, Room 117

HARRIS CAMPUS

Thursday, February 20

1:00-4:00

Harris 1 Atrium

LEVINE CAMPUS

Wednesday, February 19

11:00-2:00

Library, LV2601

MERANCAS CAMPUS

Tuesday, February 18

10:00-1:00

Claytor 1123

 

New Career Services Drop-In Lab Opens at Central Campus

Stop by the new Career Services Central Campus Drop-In Lab on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in Central High, Room 332, this lab is devoted entirely to students’ job search needs. Search for jobs on EmploymeNC and other online job sites, complete online job applications and write resumes and cover letters. A career counselor will be on site to answer questions about your job search as well as review your resume and cover letter.

Harper Summit: Trade Show & Career Networking Event

October 27 from noon-4 p.m.; 3rd Floor Harper Campus Harper Summit Logo

What can you do at the Harper Summit?

Explore academic areas of study in the following skilled trades:

  • Construction Management Technologies/Crowder Construction Institute
  • Architectural Technology
  • Electrical Technology
  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration
  • Non-Destructive Examination
  • Welding Technology
  • Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology/Flexography
  • Advertising + Graphic Design

Meet industry representatives from programs listed above. (A complete list of industries can be found at http://www.cpcc.edu/student_life/events/harper-summit.)

See program demonstrations and tools of the trade.

Participate in career workshops and learn job search strategies.

Enjoy food and giveaways.

This event is free. For more information please contact Anita McGill at 704.330.4422 and visit http://www.cpcc.edu/student_life/events/harper-summit.

Are You Ready for the CPCC Career Fair?

Mark your calendar for Thursday March 5, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m for the CPCC Career Fair. More than 95 companies will be at the Grady Cole Center to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. 2015 Career Fair logo

What should you be doing now to get ready for next month’s job searching event?

Have your resume reviewed by a career counselor. You have three options for doing so:

Get your professional attire ready.

  • Professional dress is required for admission to the event.
  • Dress to impress the employers.
  • Visit the Career Services Pinterest board for tips on what to wear.

Research companies attending the career fair.

Be sure to visit the Career Services career fair tips page for additional resources.

 

 

Let Career Coach Help You

New year, new career! Reach your career goals in 2014 – CPCC’s Career Coach website can help! Career Coach

This valuable website provides real time, local labor market data for over 800 occupations and connects those occupations with CPCC’s programs of study. It also offers a brief career assessment. Reach your career goals with Career Coach:

  • Undecided about your career? Use the career assessment to get career ideas.
  • Midway through your program, but don’t know which specific career to pursue? Research the occupations that are related to your degree.
  • Graduating in May? Conduct career research and find and apply for specific job openings.

Check out Career Coach today!