Dear Parents and Family of Norwalk Community College Students,
At the Center for Career Development, we believe that all students are on a career path—whether that student is getting certified and heading straight into the work world or is completing a 2-year Associate’s Degree or hoping to transfer into a 4-year college experience.
We espouse a Career Readiness process—Explore. Plan. Execute. Reflect. We are here to help NCC students explore their interests and options; plan their approach; execute their search; and, reflect on their successes and challenges and continue forward on their path. There is no expiration date on the help that we can give! Current and former students (alumni) are always welcome in our office.
Parents and family members greatly impact students’ attitudes and behaviors. Please encourage your students to visit us at West Campus Room 118.
Below is an overview of our services and an informative Parent Handbook provided by NACE, National Association of Colleges and Employers, the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly if we can be of further assistance in guiding you in the support of your student’s Career Readiness.
Our best regards,
The Staff of the Center for Career Development
Division of Student Affairs
Please view the NACE Parents’ Guide to Career Development to learn valuable things parents can do to help students with career planning.
We offer individual and specific attention to students and alumni to provide comprehensive programs, services and resources that assist with:
- Exploring majors and careers
- Learning job-search strategies
- Developing resume and cover letter
- Polishing interview skills
- Identifying and building career networks
Additionally, the Center builds direct relationships with over 100 local and regional employers to support the economic development of lower Fairfield County.
Service Learning offers service learning and volunteer opportunities matching services to local non-profit organizations. Promotes a lifelong, meaningful commitment to the community to create well-rounded students and engaged citizens.
Service learning links academic learning with community participation where students develop knowledge, skills, and values from direct experiences outside of the traditional academic setting in hands-on and/or real-world settings.
- Be a change agent in your community
- Explore non-profit career interests
- Participate in Alternative Spring Break
- Food Pantry and Interfaith Center information