honors studentYou have the power to take charge of your career development both on campus and right here at your keyboard. The following resources can help you choose a career, find employment opportunities and pursue your dream job.

Class of 2015 Placement Report

Each year Northampton surveys the previous year’s graduates to determine their success in finding employment. Read the most recent placement report (PDF).

Online Resources from the Career Services Office

Virtual Career Development Center
Is your career or job search on track? We've provided some online resources to help you prepare.

These Online Tutorials will provide you with the basics in career development and job search tools.

Career Service Newsletters

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Resources On Campus

Career Information Library

We have specific up-to-date information on careers including nature of work, salaries, employment outlook, and training requirements. Located in the Bethlehem Campus Career Services Office.

Job Bulletin Boards

Career Services maintains bulletin boards outside the Career Services Office (CC-348), outside of the Learning Center (CC-315), and in Laub Lounge. Check these locations for a schedule of recruiters coming to campus and a sample of current job postings available online.

Additional Internet Resources

There are numerous job search and career advice sites on the web. We have compiled the following list to help you sharpen your focus.

Career Exploration Resources

What Can I Do With My Major?

Not sure where your major fits into the world of work? Click on the links below to explore how a variety of majors and degrees relate to career opportunities.

Focus 2

Focus 2 is a career guidance system that is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for use by college students and alums. It will enable you to self-assess your career relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. Students and Alums who use FOCUS 2 make better decisions about their goals and plans and learn how to self-manage their careers. For more information on what the FOCUS 2 assessment can do for you, see this document (PDF).

Use these links to get started on Focus 2:

Choices - Choices is a comprehensive online career exploration system which includes interest, values and aptitude testing and career information in both English and Spanish. Contact vgonzalez@northampton.edu for password access.

Job Search Resources

  • College Central
    Search for jobs submitted by local employers to Northampton Community College.

Pennsylvania Job Search Sites

National Job Search Sites

Specialized Job Search Sites

Occupational Research

Government Employment

Employer and Salary Research

Resume and Cover Letter Resources

Upcoming Programs and Events

View a list of upcoming Career Services events and programs.

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