Career and Workforce Development Center

Career and Workforce Development Center

Campus: Blountville
Office: Career and Workforce Development Center
Room: C2418, General Studies Building
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Address: 2425 Highway 75, P.O. Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617
Phone: 423.354.5229         
Fax: 423.354.5203

Campus: Kingsport
Office: Career and Workforce Development Center
Room: R113 Blazier-Wilson Hall
Office Hours: By Appointment Only 
Address: 222 West Main Street, Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: 423.354.5101

Office Hours 
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday  
*After hours appointments available upon request

Jennifer Kendrick
Career Specialist

Julie Murray
Coordinator, Career Development Services Center

Attention Students, Faculty, Staff & Employers:

The Career & Workforce Development Center staff is available to assist with resumes, cover letters, interview prep, job postings and choosing a major. Email or call 423-354-5229, and a staff member will respond to you with further details.

Northeast State’s Career and Workforce Development Center serves the students and alumni of Northeast State Community College in all aspects of career counseling and professional planning. A dedicated staff is available to assist with resume development, cover letters, interviewing and job search. Additionally, the office can assist individuals with clarifying their objectives and establishing career goals, which will enable them to fulfill their personal potential. The Career and Workforce Development Center has a full range of programs and services to help you find and achieve your goals. To schedule an appointment, contact us at 423.354.5229 or   

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 Student Resources

Choosing a Major and Career Exploration Workshops
Career Videos Job Postings
Resumes and Cover Letters Interview Assistance
National Career Readiness-WorkKeys®  Hiring Events

Career Development Resources

Questions to Ask in an Interview to Learn Where a Company Stands Concerning Diversity & Inclusion 

How to Prepare for Your Video Interview 

How to Spot a Scam Job Posting 

7 Ways to Mentally Bounce Back After Losing Your Job

Career Exploration Resources 


What Can I Do With My Major?-Identify typical employers and strategies for entering more than 90 fields 

Choosing a Major-Helpful websites to visit when trying to decide on a major

Career Videos-Career Videos are organized into 16 clusters, or related types of work. Videos include career details such as tasks, work settings, education needed, and more

Career One Stop-Search occupational profiles including industry growth and wage data by state

O*NET-Browse by job family to compare work tasks, skills, education, training and credentials

Northeast State Catalog-Review course descriptions and class information

Services for Employers

Northeast State provides a variety of services to area employers through our Career and Workforce Development Center. Employers interested in advertising open positions can register and post their jobs on campus. Career Fairs are held to allow employers to share information and meet prospective students. Space is also available for on-campus recruitment activities. For more information concerning these services and others, contact us 423.354.5167 or

Services for Instructors

The Career and Workforce Development Center offers a variety of workshops and classroom presentations on a range of career-development topics. Most presentations require a minimum of three (3) weeks prior notice. Due to demand of presentations we will only be able to accommodate one (1) presentation per class. To request a presentation, complete the form below. We will contact you within one week of receiving your request to confirm the date of your presentation. 

Classroom Presentation Request Form

Services for High School Counselors

We encourage high school guidance counselors to utilize the Career and Workforce Development Center to supplement the guidance and counseling that students are already receiving through the school system. Career and Workforce Development Center staff are available to present workshops in high school classrooms. To request a presentation, please contact us at 423.354.5167 or