Student Career Resources

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Focus 2 Career 
FOCUS 2 Career is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students that is designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans.  FOCUS 2 Career provides five self-assessments to help you identify your top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests, and it also explores occupations and compatible majors of study.  FOCUS 2 Career can also be used to help choose or change a major or to verify a career field choice. To get started, click here and use the ACCESS CODE: jaguar

Skills To Succeed Academy                                                                 The Skills to Succeed Academy offers interactive training modules to assist you in planning your career, creating a resume, preparing for an interview and building on the job skills needed for the future.  To create your student account, use access code 04JCCs.

16 Personalities
Take a FREE Personality Test to gain a better understanding of yourself as you explore possible careers.Click hereto gain access.

LinkedIn 101
Use LinkedIn to land your dream job before you graduate. LinkedIn is helping soon-to-be grads from around the country to tap into their professional community – whether they realize they have one already or not. Read more about using LinkedIn to land your dream job before you graduate (DOCX).

O*NET Online
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

Career One Stop
Find career, training and job search resources just for you.

NCWorks Online
NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.

NC Careers                                                                                                                                                                                     NC Careers is an one-stop platform offering career exploration, interest assessments, career planning, education pathways and more.    

Blackboard Resources                                                                                                                                                            Career development guides, resume and cover letter templates,  interview tips, career assessments  and job searching information.   

Human Resource Development (HRD)                                                                                                                          Human Resources Development (HRD) skills assessment services, employability skills workshops and career development activities are designed for adults who are unemployed or underemployed or would like to learn more to enhance their skills. Please note, all workshops are being conducted online only at this time.  https://www.johnstoncc.edu/employability-skills/