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Career Services

CVCC Career Services

Career Counseling Services

Individual career counseling is available to all students who are interested  in discussing their career interests, choice of program, and career goals.
Career assessments and career reference information are used to assist students in examining their interests, values, and skills to explore career options.  Career assessments available include:  Self Directed Search, Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator, E-Discover, and Bridges Career Planning Tools.

Counseling sessions are by appointment.  To schedule an appointment, please call Teresa Ray at 828-327-7000, ext. 4690.

CVCC Job Placement Office

The CVCC Job Placement Office is located in the New Student Center across from the bookstore.

Students have access to jobs listed by employers who call the Placement Office for assistance. The office has listings for full-time, part-time and temporary jobs. Current students, former students and graduated of curriculum programs are eligible for placement services.

Other services available through the placement office include:  personal assistance with resume preparation, forwarding resumes, job fairs, and on-campus interviews.

To schedule an appointment for help, please contact Renee Neal at  828-327-7000, ext. 4408 or email your questions to

Work-Based Learning (Co-op)

Work-Based Learning (Co-op) is a curriculum credit course that can provide on-the-job work experience for students enrolled in eligible programs. Students work in jobs related to their program of study and receive course credit for the learning that takes place on the job.

Not all programs have Work-Based Learning as an option and there are requirements that students must meet prior to enrolling in a WBL course. Work-Based Learning options for eligible programs are listed in each program of study.

For additional information, students may contact Jean Lane, Program Coordinator or their advisor.


To schedule an appointment and discuss Work-Based Learning, call Jean Lane at 828-327-7000, ext. 4812.

2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 08.10.2016: Career Services