Career Planning

Career Planning in Technology

New! IT Career Management
Whether you're interested in changing occupations, developing new IT skills to further your existing career, or planning to re-enter the workforce, our classes and individual coaching services are designed to support professionals in transition.

General Planning

Professional Career Exploration (4-hour workshop)
Start here! When you're ready to move your career forward, this four-hour workshop will help you develop a focused approach using proven strategies and tools.

Resume Writing Workshop
Improve your chances for getting an interview as you learn the various formats of writing a resume, plus cover the pros and cons of each.

Individual Excellence
Cover 12 popular seminar topics in one course.

New! Starting a Startup - January 23 to March 8 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Central Campus
Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Learn from Kenneth C. Paulus, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in building startups. Throughout his career, he has consulted with thousands of companies and raised more than $30M in funding. In the last seven years alone he has helped launch 10 new ventures.

This interactive course will lean on his personal experiences, successes and failures. It will also draw on current subject matter, case studies, historical references and involve local guest lecturers and experts in their relevant fields. One lucky student will win $1,000 in seed money for their business!


Career Readiness Certificate
The N.C. Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is awarded to individuals based on achievement in passing established WorkKeys® assessments competency testing. Well recognized by many national employers and government agencies, the WorkKeys certificate may be awarded based on test scores in reading, applied math and locating information.

Take the next step:

Call 704.330.4223

For additional career planning assistance, visit Changing Careers on this site or call 704.330.4223. Current academic or degree-seeking CPCC student or graduate, you may visit Career Services for resources.