Prepare (Current Students)

Career Development Process PrepareGet Moving on Your Plan of Action! 

1.) Still deciding on your career plans? 

  1. Watch the Career Exploration 101 Video.
  2. Take Career Assessments with FOCUS 2 Career.
  3. Explore NICC Programs and Candid Career Videos.
  4. What do you want to do for a living? MyNextMove.

2.) Let's Meet Up:

Schedule a Career Counseling Appointment to help get you moving:

3.) Entering the Workforce After NICC?

Key activities as a current student include: informational interviews, job shadows, participating in mock interviews, prepping for your job search with a resume and cover letter, and attending career fairs and networking events. 

  1. Let us get you connected with Job Shadows and Informational Interviews.
  2. See the Ultimate Guide to an Informational Interview. 
  3. Why should you be networking now? Networking 101
  4. Know what employers expect with the Career Readiness Competencies.
  5. Access Job Search for job postings, internships, and employer information.
  6. See the Student and Alumni Resources. We can help you prepare your professional: 
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • References
    • Elevator Pitch to Employers
    • Job Search Strategy

4.) Transferring to Another College?

  1. Start early with your transfer plans! Academic Advising, Career Services and Trio staff can work with you to get you ready to transfer to another college or university.
  2. Visit and connect early with your transfer colleges of interest.
  3. We can help you plan out a timeline from when you start until you graduate!
  4. Access the Career Hub for career assessments, and see the Job Search page for area job postings and internships.