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College and Career Readiness

NECC is committed to providing students and alumni with the knowledge and tools they need to find success in college and in their careers. Please take a moment to explore all that we have to offer on the schedule of workshops below. Online registration makes it easy for you to sign up – simply follow these instructions:

  1. Click Register now and you will be directed to the NECClink login page.
  2. If you already have an NECClink account, sign in. If you are a new user, click “Register” and complete the account registration form.
  3. Once your account has been created, click on “Events” from your Home Page and select “Workshops.” From there you can RSVP for workshops you wish to attend.

Please Note: Workshop dates and times are subject to change. Please check with this online schedule to confirm event locations and times prior to attending.

We look forward to helping you be successful at achieving your academic and career goals.

Available Workshops
Title Date & location Facilitator
Note Taking Skills Feb 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

Believe it or not, preparation for exams begins at the start of each new chapter. Learning how to capture and record important information from the book and class lectures is critical to your success as a student. In this workshop, you will learn note-taking techniques... Read more »

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Get Started: Take Charge of your ADD/ADHD Feb 11, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Deborah Regan and Cheryl Wilson Expand for more info

Get the semester off to a good start. 

Understand how ADD/ADHD can derail your best plans. Learn how to make the syllabus work for you. Bring your syllabi and an academic planner, if you have one.  Please note: Designed for currently... Read more »

Call to register

LinkedIn Feb 12, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Don’t know how to start networking? Join us for an informative workshop designed to help you build your professional identity with the fastest growing online professional networking site, LinkedIn. Create your professional profile to help build your network, search for jobs, leverage your connections, join... Read more »

Register now

Study Skills Feb 17, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

This workshop is designed to teach you different strategies to help you prepare for exams and essay assignments. We will discuss the use of flashcards, how to study class notes, and how to use reading and course materials to prepare for classes and exams. We... Read more »

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Resume Review Open Lab s Feb 18, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L020
Various Facilitators Expand for more info

This workshop is designed for students at all levels of resume development. The workshop is hosted in a computer lab and is designed to be a working session. Whether you are just beginning to develop a resume or you already have a resume and need... Read more »

Register now

LinkedIn Feb 19, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Don’t know how to start networking? Join us for an informative workshop designed to help you build your professional identity with the fastest growing online professional networking site, LinkedIn. Create your professional profile to help build your network, search for jobs, leverage your connections, join... Read more »

Register now

Study and Test Taking Skills Feb 24, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

This workshop is designed to teach you different strategies to help you prepare for exams and essay assignments. We will discuss the use of flashcards, how to study class notes, and how to use reading and course materials to prepare for classes and exams. We... Read more »

Register now

Healthy Strategies to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Feb 24, 2016 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Andrea Spinelli Expand for more info

Designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with anxiety.
Learn various exercises and training plans, promote increased focus and attention in class and life situations; learn how to use relaxation techniques and breathing methods, and... Read more »

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On Campus Job Fair Event Feb 25, 2016 10:00 am
Haverhill Campus, TC103A&B
Expand for more info

Please mark your calendar for our next Job Fair hosted by the ValleyWorks Career Center. Forty Employers have registered and will be recruiting for positions across various occupations and industries. For more information about employers who have registered and the jobs opportunities available, visit the... Read more »

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Interviewing and Networking Mar 1, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ashley Moore Expand for more info

This interactive workshop will help you understand all aspects of interviewing, including how to properly prepare, what to wear, how to conduct, and interview follow-up tips to ensure you are successful in the hiring process. Learn how to stand out in a competitive job market... Read more »

Register now

Social Media and You Mar 1, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Nathan Gilbert Expand for more info

These days everything is done online. We are constantly on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, but we must remember that employers are too! At this workshop we will discuss enhancing your network and job search through the use of social media. We will also discuss... Read more »

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Breaking Bad Communication Habits Mar 2, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

Do you want to improve your email communication? Do you want to become an active listener? Join us for an engaging and insightful workshop on how to break bad communication habits and learn the secrets of successful communication.

Facilitator: Student Success Center Staff

Contact: For more... Read more »

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Professionalism in the Workplace Mar 3, 2016 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Ashley Moore and Lorena Holguin Expand for more info

Come join us for this interactive workshop where we will learn how to make that first impression count! We will explore the importance of understanding the culture of the organization you work for and how to be professional at work. Topics cover everything from cell... Read more »

Register now

Social Media and You Mar 3, 2016 3:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Nathan Gilbert Expand for more info

These days everything is done online. We are constantly on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, but we must remember that employers are too! At this workshop we will discuss enhancing your network and job search through the use of social media. We will also discuss... Read more »

Register now

LinkedIn Mar 4, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Don’t know how to start networking? Join us for an informative workshop designed to help you build your professional identity with the fastest growing online professional networking site, LinkedIn. Create your professional profile to help build your network, search for jobs, leverage your connections, join... Read more »

Register now

Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Mar 7, 2016 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Value and know your priorities. How do you balance and integrate the major areas of your life for quality and satisfaction? Discuss success strategies to overcome obstacles so that you can reach your goals and dreams. Powerful tools such as affirmations, visualizations and creative problem... Read more »

Register now

Interviewing and Networking Mar 7, 2016 4:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Ashley Moore Expand for more info

This interactive workshop will help you understand all aspects of interviewing, including how to properly prepare, what to wear, how to conduct, and interview follow-up tips to ensure you are successful in the hiring process. Learn how to stand out in a competitive job market... Read more »

Register now

Resume Review Open Lab s Mar 8, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L245
Various Facilitators Expand for more info

This workshop is designed for students at all levels of resume development. The workshop is hosted in a computer lab and is designed to be a working session. Whether you are just beginning to develop a resume or you already have a resume and need... Read more »

Register now

I am listening! Mar 8, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ariel Chicklis Expand for more info

Comprehending what someone says is much different, and more important, that just hearing them speak. Active listening is a communication technique in which the listener is mindfully hearing and engaging with the speaker, to ensure that they understand what is being said. Using multimedia, small... Read more »

Register now

Stress and Time Management Mar 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Learn about how stress affects your body and the techniques to reduce and manage your stress.  Take control and learn to enjoy life’s challenges by keeping stress in check! Learn to manage your time like effective leaders.  Time is a scarce and valuable... Read more »

Register now

Motivation Mar 9, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

People are motivated for many different reasons- for their own success and security, or for the success and security of their family. In college and in life, there will be times when you find yourself lacking motivation. At these moments, it is essential that you... Read more »

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Developing Your Brand Mar 9, 2016 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Stephanie Bryszkowski Expand for more info

With all of the focus on social media and how it can negatively impact your job search, it is important to understand how to use available tools to your advantage. This workshop will help you stand apart in the competitive job market. Learn how to... Read more »

Register now

Resume Review Open Lab s Mar 9, 2016 2:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room B106
Various Facilitators Expand for more info

This workshop is designed for students at all levels of resume development. The workshop is hosted in a computer lab and is designed to be a working session. Whether you are just beginning to develop a resume or you already have a resume and need... Read more »

Register now

Maintain the momentum: Take charge of your ADD/ADHD Mar 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Deborah Regan and Cheryl Wilson Expand for more info

Maintain a successful momentum at mid semester.

Learn how to plan and prioritize assignments; set goals for completing research projects and papers, and discover the most effective ways to study. Bring your syllabi and an academic planner, if you have one. Please Note: Designed... Read more »

Call to register

I am listening! Mar 10, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Ariel Chicklis Expand for more info

Comprehending what someone says is much different, and more important, that just hearing them speak. Active listening is a communication technique in which the listener is mindfully hearing and engaging with the speaker, to ensure that they understand what is being said. Using multimedia, small... Read more »

Register now

Speaking Skills Mar 22, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Kadee Tapley Expand for more info

Groups of any number respond to you in terms of what you say and how you say it.  Come learn what to include in your presentation, what body language to use, and how to develop the appropriate gestures.  You are always presenting yourself... Read more »

Register now

Professionalism in the Workplace Mar 22, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ashley Moore and Lorena Holguin Expand for more info

Come join us for this interactive workshop where we will learn how to make that first impression count! We will explore the importance of understanding the culture of the organization you work for and how to be professional at work. Topics cover everything from cell... Read more »

Register now

Ethics in the Workplace Mar 23, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
John Rollins Expand for more info

Experience the challenges of ethical decision making and develop a better understanding of the importance of interpersonal communication skills, which you as a leader will use every day. This workshop focuses on gaining an understanding of ethical and unethical behavior in the workplace along with... Read more »

Register now

Developing Your Brand Mar 31, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Stephanie Bryszkowski Expand for more info

With all of the focus on social media and how it can negatively impact your job search, it is important to understand how to use available tools to your advantage. This workshop will help you stand apart in the competitive job market. Learn how to... Read more »

Register now

LinkedIn Apr 1, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Don’t know how to start networking? Join us for an informative workshop designed to help you build your professional identity with the fastest growing online professional networking site, LinkedIn. Create your professional profile to help build your network, search for jobs, leverage your connections, join... Read more »

Register now

Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Apr 2, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC203
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Value and know your priorities. How do you balance and integrate the major areas of your life for quality and satisfaction? Discuss success strategies to overcome obstacles so that you can reach your goals and dreams. Powerful tools such as affirmations, visualizations and creative problem... Read more »

Register now

Stress and Time Management Apr 2, 2016 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Learn about how stress affects your body and the techniques to reduce and manage your stress.  Take control and learn to enjoy life’s challenges by keeping stress in check! Learn to manage your time like effective leaders.  Time is a scarce and valuable... Read more »

Register now

Resume Review Open Lab s Apr 4, 2016 4:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room B307
Various Facilitators Expand for more info

This workshop is designed for students at all levels of resume development. The workshop is hosted in a computer lab and is designed to be a working session. Whether you are just beginning to develop a resume or you already have a resume and need... Read more »

Register now

Speaking Skills Apr 6, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Kadee Tapley Expand for more info

Groups of any number respond to you in terms of what you say and how you say it.  Come learn what to include in your presentation, what body language to use, and how to develop the appropriate gestures.  You are always presenting yourself... Read more »

Register now

Successful Completion: Take Charge of your ADD/ADHD Apr 7, 2016 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Deborah Regan and Cheryl Wilson Expand for more info

Complete the semester successfully.
Learn how to prioritize and manage your time, create a study guide for tests, and develop strategies to study for finals. Bring your syllabi and an academic planner, if you have one. Please note: This workshop is designed for currently... Read more »

Call to register

DiSC Personality Test Apr 7, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Dina Brown Expand for more info

Develop a better understanding of yourself and how you can work better with others by taking the DiSC® personal behavioral assessment. This two-hour workshop will define the four dimensions of DiSC® and will provide participants with an engaging opportunity to help improve teamwork and communication... Read more »

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Looking for a job when you have a disability Apr 8, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Deborah Regan Expand for more info

Discover how to improve your chances of finding a job.  Learn about whether or not to disclose your disability to your employer.  Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students who have a... Read more »

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Business Etiquette Apr 8, 2016 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Lawrence, MA
Student Success Center Staff Expand for more info

Join us for a catered full-course meal designed to expose you to a professional business dinner experience. This dinner will position you for success in your future careers by providing you with an opportunity to learn acceptable mealtime etiquette, proper table manners, the fine art... Read more »

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Resume Review Open Lab s Apr 13, 2016 4:30 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L243
Various Facilitators Expand for more info

This workshop is designed for students at all levels of resume development. The workshop is hosted in a computer lab and is designed to be a working session. Whether you are just beginning to develop a resume or you already have a resume and need... Read more »

Register now

Tips for Finding a Summer Job for Students with Disabilities May 13, 2016 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Deborah Regan Expand for more info

Learn tips on where summer jobs can be found and how you can present yourself in the most professional manner when you apply. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students who have a disability... Read more »

Call to register

Departments college-wide have collaborated to provide these college and career readiness workshops. For additional information and resources, please visit the following departments:

Career Planning and Advising Center (CPAC) | Student Success Center
Student Leadership Development Program | Learning Accommodations Center


To request a Sign Language Interpreter, please contact interpret@necc.mass.edu or call 978-556-3897. For other accommodations, please contact lacenter@necc.mass.edu or 978-556-3654.