Career Services

Staff

  • Annette Joy
    Director of Career & Testing Services
    (828) 448-3155, Hildebrand Hall 132
    Work-based learning (co-op)
  • Vicki Holder, MA, LPC
    Career Counselor
    (828) 448-3565, Hildebrand Hall 133
    Personal or crisis counseling, career counseling, resume assistance, mock interviews by appointment
  • Sherry Vannoy
    Student Services Counselor
    (828) 448-3180, Hildebrand Hall 131
    Resume assistance, mock interviews, job search tips by appointment

Location

Career Services is located in Hildebrand Hall [map]

Hours

  • Monday-Friday:  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    unless room is being used for small group testing, meetings, or classes
  • Monday-Thursday:  5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    with supervision of Student Services Evening Counselor

The Career Services Center library houses a variety of printed resources addressing career exploration, job search tools, and self-help topics related to student issues.  Computers are available for career assessments and employment searches.

Quick Links

Career Exploration Resources

Career Planning Tools

  • CFNC.org
    College Foundation of North Carolina offers exploration resources to help with your career choice.Set up a free count with cfnc.org or log in to your current account. Click on the Plan tab then go to Plan for a Career – Learn About Yourself, then take the assessments.
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
    Contact the WPCC Career Counselor for an appointment (828) 448-3565
  • CareerOneStop
    Pathways to career success
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Learn more about jobs and employment trends in the U.S. The Occupational Outlook Handbook has details on future demand for occupations
  • Big Future Major Career Search
    Explore college majors and career options on the College Board site
  • North Carolina Health Careers
    Details on health careers in the Tar Heel State
  • O*Net Online
    A career exploration and job analysis website
  • Candid Career
    Thousands of career videos, interview tips., or career guidance for students
  • What Can I Do With A Major
    Explore various career options for your college major

 

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Job Search Resources

College Central Network Logo

Western Piedmont Community College uses College Central Network as its official job resource and resume system.  The site is available 24/7 to students, alumni, and employers.

  • Students, quickly apply to jobs and Internship/Co-op opportunities posted exclusively for you, and search other opportunities via Jobs Central® and Intern Central®, national job boards.
  • Create and upload your resume and career portfolio to make available to employers.
  • Access our events calendar, and career/job search advice documents, podcasts, videos and more.
  • Review Career Fair information and company recruitment visits.
  • Employers search for talented students and alumni, and post unlimited jobs for free.

 

Other Job Search Resources

 

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Mental & Physical Health Resources

 

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Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault Resources

 

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Substance Abuse Resources

 

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Social Services Resources

 

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Burke County Resources

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