North Idaho College Career Services: Reach for the Stars!

 

Completely Decided About Career Direction:

 

Ø      Are You Aware of Specialty Areas?  Do You Know What Each Pays?  Have you Chosen One?

Ø      Do You Know What a Typical Day is Like in this Profession?

Ø      Have You Chosen a Transfer College? 

Ø      Do you Know Which Classes Will Transfer to Your Chosen Transfer College?

Ø      Use the Largest Scholarship Database Available to Help Finance Your Education (to supplement what you receive through your FAFSA and any college scholarships).

Ø      Have You Explored Employment Outlook – How Many Jobs Are Out There?

Ø      Do You Know What Employers Are Looking for When Hiring?

Ø      Where Do You Want To Work?

Ø      Network Through Informational Interviews and Job Shadowing.  Get Inside Information From Local Professionals Who Are Currently Employed Doing What You Want to Do.

Ø      Build Your Resume w/ Experiential Education: Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Ø      Learn Enough About Your Interests, Abilities, Values, & Personality to Describe Yourself to  an Employer and Demonstrate How Your Chosen Career Fits Well with Who You Are?

Ø      Get Help with a Resume, Cover Letter, and/or Upcoming Interview

Ø      Use the Career Services Online Job Listings and Learn How to Discover the Hidden Job Market

 

Fairly Certain About Career Direction:

 

Ø      Take A Career Assessment to Verify That Direction.

Ø      Explore Career Options Related to Your Major with College Majors and Careers and the Career Information System (What Can I Do with a Major In…?)

Ø      Use the Career Information System to Confirm Details About Your Career Choices

Ø      Add Even More To Your Understanding with the Career Services Online Library

For Example, Great Jobs For [Blank] Majors

Ø      Explore Options Further Through Informational Interviews and Job Shadowing

Ø      Use the Remaining Services Listed In the “Completely Decided” Section

 

Undecided About Career Direction:

 

Ø      Take at Least Two Career Assessments to Help Begin Exploring Options that Suit You Best.  These assessments help you learn more about your interests, abilities & skills you’d like to use, values, personality, and the life you’d like to create!   

Ø      Discuss Your Specific Situation with a Career Counselor.

Ø      Use the Career Information System to Explore Details About Recommended Options.

Ø      Use the Online Career Library to Learn More About Fields of Interest

Ø      Use the Remaining Services Listed In the “Fairly Certain” & “Completely Decided” Sections

Ø      Rely on the Career Services Staff Every Step of the Way. 

Ø      We’re Here to Help You Discover and Achieve the Career of Your Dreams!

 

 

Call                 769-7821

Stop By            the Career Center on the Upper Level of the Student Union

Visit Us           Online at www.nic.edu/career

E-mail Us        at career@nic.edu