Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

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Career Services for Students


Mission
At the Office of Career Services, we build mutually meaningful relationships between our key stakeholders including students, alumni, faculty & staff, employers and the community to provide optimal professional development, career options, and student career placement.

Vision
It is the vision of the Office of Career Services to support the full lifecycle of a student from career and degree exploration to placement.

Through strategic partnerships with the campus community and employers Career Services will:

  • Provide career assessment & exploration for current and potential students.
  • Integrate career and professional development in all facets of the Blue Ridge CTC experience for students, faculty & staff.
  • Engage students as active participants in obtaining their career goals.
  • Educate employers about recruiting and training solutions.

Our services include but are not limited to:

Students

  • Career assessment and advising
  • Cover letter and resume assistance
  • Mock Interviews
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resume Referral service
  • Career Training & workshops
  • Job Placement through on campus recruiting opportunities including our student job board, resume referrals, career fairs and networking events

Employers

  • On campus recruiting
    • Virtual (job board, Facebook, and email blasts)
    • Face to face (career fairs and networking events)
    • Resume Referral service
  • Build company brand visibility on campus (mock interviews, class presentations, and workshops)
  • Connect employers to faculty and staff to meet their hiring and training needs

 Faculty

  • Career Development workshops in the classroom
  • Professional development (ie. integrating career and academic advising)
  • Broker relationships with employers as guest speakers or participants in program advisory boards

Community

  • Invitation to our annual Career Fair
  • Career Exploration

Click our brochure for more information or contact us below:

Christopher Cobian
Coordinator of Career Services
ccobian@blueridgectc.edu
304-260-4380, ext. 2125
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Siona Escoto
Job Placement Specialist
sescoto@blueridgectc.edu
304-260-4380 x3335
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Joi Gyasi
Administrative Secretary, Seniorjgyasi@blueridgectc.edu
304-260-4380 x2231