Career and Workforce Development Center FAQs
Why should I meet with the Career and Workforce Development Center?
The Career and Workforce Development center assists students with all aspects of career development and planning. A dedicated staff is available to assist with resume development, cover letters, interviewing and job search. Additionally, the office can assist with clarifying objectives and identifying career goals.
How do I schedule an appointment with the Career and Workforce Development Center staff?
Contact our office at 423.354.5229 or via email at careersvcs@NortheastState.edu.
Can the Career and Workforce Development Center help me with deciding on a major?
Yes! The Career and Workforce Development Center staff can assist students with deciding on a major. We have a variety of assessment tools to help students make informed career decisions. Contact our office for more information and to schedule your appointment with a career counselor.
Does the Career and Workforce Development Center assist with preparing a resume?
Yes! The Career and Workforce Development Center has Certified Professional Resume Writers on staff that can give you professional feedback on your resume. Our office does not create a resume for you, but we can provide feedback and suggestions on the document that you create.
Can the Career and Workforce Development Center help me prepare for an interview?
Yes! We can assist students in improving their interview skills. We have several resources available in our office. We also host Behavioral Interview workshops and Mock Interview Panels throughout the semester. Please check our workshop schedule for the next scheduled event.
Can the Career and Workforce Development Center help students prepare for the "Eastman" co-op?
Yes! The Career and Workforce Development Center staff can assist students in preparing for the Eastman co-op. Our office works closely with the Advanced Technology division and Eastman recruiters. We have a strong understanding of the co-op hiring process and requirements.
Does the Career and Workforce Development Center host Career Fairs?
Yes! The Career and Workforce Development Center hosts two career fairs per year, Spring Career Fair and Fall Technology Career Fair. The Spring Career Fair is held during the spring semester on the Blountville campus, while the Fall Technology Career Fair is held during the fall semester and is typically held at the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) in Kingsport.
Can I hire a Northeast State Community College student?
Yes! The Career and Workforce Development Center is happy to partner with you regarding your hiring needs!
What services does the Career and Workforce Development Center offer for employers?
Job Postings - The Career and Workforce Development Center offers a free job posting service. To post a job, email your job description with instructions on how candidates should apply to careersvcs@NortheastState.edu. The job openings are announced to students and graduates via a weekly email.
Career Fairs - The Career and Workforce Development Center hosts two free career fairs each year. The Spring Career Fair is open to employers in all industries/sectors and is held on the Blountville campus. The Fall Technology Career Fair is open to employers in the advanced manufacturing field and is held at the RCAM on the Kingsport campus.
On-Campus Recruiting - On-campus recruiting opportunities are scheduled during the spring and fall semesters. These sessions allow for one employer at a time to set up on campus for a two-hour time slot to recruit and network with our students. To schedule an on-campus recruiting session, contact us at careersvcs@NortheastState.edu.