Build Your Career Skills Today! 

At NOCE, you will get resources and strategies to launch your career. Join our career readiness and skills workshops. Get one on one training through the Career Skills and Resource Lab.

A Career Resource Center instructor helping a student

The Career Skills & Resource Lab will be available this 2022 Fall semester. You do NOT need to schedule an appointment to utilize the lab. You can walk in during hours of operation. 

One-on-one assistance is available in-person only Monday – Thursday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Career Skills and Resource Lab Services

Students will receive in-person assistance with the following:

  • Canvas and Online Learning
  • Computer Skills Improvement
  • Resume and Cover Letters
  • Employability Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Creating a LinkedIn account 
  • Interview Preparation
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search Techniques
  • Online Job Applications
  • Career/Employment Opportunities
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning

Career Skills & Resource Lab staff and faculty are available to assist this 2022 Fall semester Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Anaheim Campus, Room 606 (6th floor). We are closed on Fridays, weekends, and holidays. 

If you’re only taking online courses, you can sign up for the Virtual Career Skills and Resource Lab course and you will receive the same services offered in-person.

In the Career Skills & Resource Lab students have access to the following:

  • Students have access to CTE textbooks, and laptops while in the lab.
  • Student can print a maximum of 10 pages per day.
  • Students will learn more about other online resources such as LinkedIn, Canvas, Zoom, Portfolium, NOCECareerConnect (the online job board), etc.
  • Students can work on and complete homework and lab assignments from certificate programs.
  • Students can work on: 
    • Learn classroom skills for success.
    • Computer skill improvement.
    • Industry skill improvement.
    • Employability skills.

Workshops will be held weekly. When you register for a virtual workshop(s), you will receive an email with a Zoom meeting invite the evening prior to the workshop. 

For more workshop information please scroll down the page to see the workshop schedule and how to register!


Student Online Learning Resources


NOCECareerConnect

Are you looking for a job and do not know where to start?

The NOCE Career Skills and Resource Lab can help you get started with your job search. Welcome to the NOCECareerConnect, our new online job board. This is a free platform for current and existing students that allows you to do the following:

  • View and apply for current job openings.
  • Upload your resume to apply for jobs.
  • Attend virtual recruiting events.
  • Receive workshop notifications from the Career Resource Center staff.
  • Improve your interviewing skills through the virtual mock interview module

Check out NOCECareerConnect

Login and get started today!


VMock Resume Review Platform

The Career Skills and Resource Lab is excited to introduce a new resume review tool called VMock.

This online tool provides students with valuable feedback on how to improve their resumes.

Before you get started, here are a few tips:

  • Must have a completed professional resume with the following elements:
    • Contact Information (e-mail address and phone number)
    • Summary of Qualifications
    • Work and/or Volunteer Experience
    • Education
    • Skills
  • A resume should have a chronological or functional style.
  • The resume must be in PDF format.
  • The file must not be larger than 2MB
  • The resume should be a maximum of 4 pages.
  • Feel comfortable navigating online platforms

Get started with VMock

Improve your resume today!

Note: VMock gives you an overall score on your resume and then breaks down the percentage into 3 different categories. The score is meant to help you focus on sections that need improving. VMock will offer suggestions to help you create a strong and noticeable resume.


Career Launch Academy

Career Launch Academy logo

What is Career Launch Academy?

Career Launch Academy is an advanced personalized coaching program. This program is designed to provide students with job searching techniques, develop new connections, learn how to set up and conduct career conversations and turn those conversations into jobs or internships.

Students will have access to daily online videos, a student workbook that contains templates, strategies, and tips, as well as weekly group coaching sessions.

This is a 6-week online program, and it only requires 20 minutes every day of your time.  

Need more information?

For more information about the Career Launch Academy, please visit the Career Launch Academy’s Program details page.

Sign Up Today!

Register for the 2022 Fall program.


Workshops & Events

Workshops will be held virtually through Zoom and in-person in the Career Skills and Resource Lab at the Anaheim Campus, Room 606 (6th floor). Students who register for the virtual workshops will receive an e-mail with Zoom meeting details the evening before the workshop.

Event NameEvent DatesEvent TimeEvent LocationEvent Information
Connecting CTE Programs to Careers (Virtual)Thursday, Sept. 8, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
Resume 101: Tools & Tips to Formatting your Resume(In-Person)Monday, Sept. 12, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Sharing Your Story: Road to Your Career (In-Person)Tuesday, Sept. 13, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Help, I need a Job but Not Sure What Type of Job I want (In-Person)Monday, Sept. 19, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
The Hidden Job Market: Build Your Career (Virtual)Tuesday, Sept. 20, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
21st Century Skills: Entrepreneurial Mindset (Virtual)Tuesday, Sept. 27, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
Designing your Educational & Career Goals (Virtual)Thursday, Sept. 29, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
Social Media Presence and Maximizing LinkedIn (In-Person)Monday, Oct. 3, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
LinkedIn 101 Boot Camp Series: What is a LinkedIn Profile (In-Person)Wednesday, Oct. 5, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Resume 102: VMock and Career Coach – Resume Writing Tools
(Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 10, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
LinkedIn 102 Boot Camp Series: Cool LinkedIn Tools (In-Person)Wednesday, Oct. 12, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Cover Letter: Help Your Resume Stand Out (In-Person)Monday, Oct. 17, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
21st Century Skills: Empathy (Virtual)Tuesday, Oct. 18, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
LinkedIn 103 Boot Camp Series: Writing Your “About Section”
(In-Person)
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Job Search Engines Tips and Tools (In-Person)Tuesday, Oct. 25, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Self-Care Stress Relief (In-Person)Wednesday, Oct. 26, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
LinkedIn 104 Boot Camp Series: Hidden Marketing Tools (In-Person)Wednesday, Nov. 2, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Careers in Government (Virtual)Monday, Nov. 7, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
How to Fill Out a Job Application (Virtual)Tuesday, Nov. 8, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
LinkedIn 105 Boot Camp Series: Job Search using LinkedIn (In-Person)Wednesday, Nov. 9, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
Preparing for Your Interview (In-Person)Tuesday, Nov. 15, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
LinkedIn 106 Boot Camp Series: Writing a LinkedIn Post (In-Person)Wednesday, Nov. 16, 202212 p.m. – 1 p.m.AC – 606Register Here
21st Century Skills: Self-Awareness (Virtual)Tuesday, Nov. 22, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
Resume 103: Customize Your Resume (Virtual)Monday, Nov. 28, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
Applying for Jobs using Job Search Engines (Virtual)Tuesday, Nov. 29, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here
After NOCE: Transition to College (Virtual)Wednesday, Nov. 30, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.ZoomRegister Here

These workshops are designed to give students an opportunity to develop professional relationships, acquire new ideas, improve skills, as well as provide current and relevant job market information to those looking for employment.