Current Students

woman in classNorthampton's Career Services team is here to help you go from your first class to your first day on the job. Our services include:

  • Career Exploration, a multi-step process that includes learning about oneself, occupations, and the world of work.
  • Career Planning Services - Career Planning Services are available to help you decide on a career path or between several possible careers. Call 610.861.5344 for an appointment.
  • 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 for more information
  • Events, including career fairs and visits from campus recruiters
  • First Impressions - a service providing new and gently used professional clothing to students at no charge.
  • Interview Stream - a web-based tool to practice your interview skills using a webcam.
  • Big Interview - another web-based interview practice tool.
  • Job Listings for NCC students via
  • Mentoring and Networking - Create a professional profile on LinkedIn and connect with students, alumni, staff, and faculty.
  • Online résumé building through
  • Professional Edge Certificate Program
  • Programs, including résumé and cover letter preparation, interview skills, job search strategies, and career decision making.
  • Reference File Service to provide employers and/or colleges with information about your qualifications including letters of recommendation.
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Critiques - Drop off a copy of your résumé and/or cover letter and it will be returned with written comments within 5 days. Unable to come in for an appointment? Email your résumé to
  • Support for students in A.A.S. STEM programs:  Student Success Specialist, Caitlin Bach ( supports students in specific academic programs: Applied Quality & Standards, Automotive degrees/diplomas, Computer Aided Design, Computer Information Technology degrees/diplomas, Computer Maintenance & Service degree/certificate, Electrical Construction Technology, Electrical Technology degree/diploma, Electromechanical Technology, Electronics degree/diploma, HVAC/R, Nanofabrication, Web Development, and Welding. Caitlin offers academic advising, career and job search assistance, professional development guidance, and a connection to support services and resources available to students at NCC.