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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.

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

Available Workshops
Title Date & location Facilitator
Beginning Your Job Search Oct 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Susan Leonardi Expand for more info

Job searching can be so overwhelming and that’s why NECC is here to prepare you to put your best foot forward! In this initial phase of your search, learn about the importance of researching industries, careers, and companies. Also, learn about how to enhance your... Read more »

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Beginning Your Job Search Oct 2, 2014 3:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Susan Leonardi Expand for more info

Job searching can be so overwhelming and that’s why NECC is here to prepare you to put your best foot forward! In this initial phase of your search, learn about the importance of researching industries, careers, and companies. Also, learn about how to enhance your... Read more »

Register now

Cover Letter and Resume Writing Oct 6, 2014 6:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
TBD Expand for more info

This interactive workshop on cover letter and resume writing will help you make your previous professional experiences relevant. Gain a better understanding of writing an effective cover letter and resume and receive tips on formatting and positioning yourself to get the job you want.

... Read more »

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Study and Test Taking Skills Oct 8, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Joshua Abreu 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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Cover Letter and Resume Writing Oct 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
TBD Expand for more info

This interactive workshop on cover letter and resume writing will help you make your previous professional experiences relevant. Gain a better understanding of writing an effective cover letter and resume and receive tips on formatting and positioning yourself to get the job you want.

... Read more »

Register now

Note Taking Skills Oct 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Joshua Abreu 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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Creative. Community. Change. Oct 15, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Marquis Victor Expand for more info

Discussion and activity addressing community issues and creative solutions to empower and organize community members.

Facilitator(s): Marquis Victor

Contact: For more information, please contact Ashley Bragger at or at 978-556-3946.

Date: Wednesday, Oct 15th, 2014 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

... Read more »

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Maintain the momentum: Take charge of your ADD/ADHD Oct 16, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
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 »

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StrengthsQuest Oct 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Dina Brown Expand for more info

StrengthsQuest, Gallup's exciting strengths development program for college students, gives you the opportunity to develop strengths by building on your greatest talents -- the way in which you most naturally think, feel, and behave as unique individuals.  With StrengthsQuest you can: discover and develop... Read more »

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Myers Briggs: Ever Wonder Why You Do the Things You Do? Oct 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Gisela Nash Expand for more info

Come learn about why you do what you do as we help you look at your uniqueness.  Discover your likes and dislikes and explore how to work effectively with other personality styles.  Do you prefer to be quiet and read a book, or... Read more »

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Adventure Leadership Oct 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Rob Parker Expand for more info

In Adventure Leadership, participants will learn simple, hands-on leadership techniques in a fun and active atmosphere.  Participants will also learn what Adventure Leadership is, how it works, and why it is different from other types of leadership.

Facilitator(s): Rob Parker

Contact: For more... Read more »

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Ethics in the Workplace Oct 27, 2014 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Mike Markham Expand for more info

Experience the challenges of ethical decision making as leaders do every day. This workshop focuses on case studies to help you gain an understanding of ethical and unethical behavior in the workplace. Diversity in the global workplace and development of relationships between people of different... Read more »

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Speaking Skills Oct 28, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Stephanie Bryszkowski 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 »

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LinkedIn Oct 28, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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 »

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StrengthsQuest Oct 28, 2014 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Dina Brown Expand for more info

StrengthsQuest, Gallup's exciting strengths development program for college students, gives you the opportunity to develop strengths by building on your greatest talents -- the way in which you most naturally think, feel, and behave as unique individuals.  With StrengthsQuest you can: discover and develop... Read more »

Register now

Myers Briggs: Ever Wonder Why You Do the Things You Do? Oct 29, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Gisela Nash Expand for more info

Come learn about why you do what you do as we help you look at your uniqueness.  Discover your likes and dislikes and explore how to work effectively with other personality styles.  Do you prefer to be quiet and read a book, or... Read more »

Register now

LinkedIn Oct 30, 2014 3:00 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 Nov 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Stephanie Bryszkowski 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 Nov 3, 2014 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Analuz Garcia 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

Careers in Accounting Nov 3, 2014 4:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
John Sabbagh Expand for more info

This workshop is for students who are considering a career in accounting or perhaps finance.   It will include career options for students with an associate’s degree, a bachelor’s degree, and advanced degrees.   Students will clarify their career goals and educational goals.

Facilitator(s):... Read more »

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Careers in Accounting Nov 4, 2014 3:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
John Sabbagh Expand for more info

This workshop is for students who are considering a career in accounting or perhaps finance.   It will include career options for students with an associate’s degree, a bachelor’s degree, and advanced degrees.   Students will clarify their career goals and educational goals.

Facilitator(s):... Read more »

Register now

Motivation Nov 5, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Joshua Abreu 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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Career Decision Making for Students with Disabilities s Nov 7, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Deborah Regan Expand for more info

Learn how to determine if your major/career choice matches your abilities or is impacted by your disability.  Please note: Designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center as well as other students who have a disability. 

Facilitator: Deborah Regan

Contact:... Read more »

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Resume Writing Nov 12, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Rose Dittmer Expand for more info

What does flipping burgers have to do with operations management? This interactive workshop on resume writing will help you make your previous professional experiences relevant. Gain a better understanding of resume and cover letter writing and receive tips on formatting and positioning yourself to get... Read more »

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Tangible Hope. Nov 13, 2014 3:30 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Marquis Victor Expand for more info

What does an agent of positive change look like? It looks like you. How can individual experience and knowledge benefit your community? How can your story uplift your city and create hope that can be seen, heard, and felt?

Facilitator(s): Marquis Victor

Contact: For... Read more »

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Stress and Time Management Nov 15, 2014 12:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Analuz Garcia 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

Social Media and You Nov 17, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
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

Professionalism in the Workplace Nov 17, 2014 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ashley Bragger 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

Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Nov 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
Analuz Garcia 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

Speaking Skills Nov 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Analuz Garcia 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

Portfolio Development Nov 18, 2014 5:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Mike Markham Expand for more info

Present your achievements to others in your very own leadership portfolio so others will know your accomplishments. Learn to market yourself using a portfolio.  Evaluate the different types of portfolios, the process of putting one together, the essential items to include and the supplies... Read more »

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Business Etiquette Nov 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Rose Dittmer 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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Successful Completion: Take Charge of your ADD/ADHD Nov 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
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

Professionalism in the Workplace Nov 21, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Ashley Bragger 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 Dec 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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

Interviewing Dec 1, 2014 5:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Mike Markham Expand for more info

Discover the importance of preparing for an interview by exploring your strengths and transferable skills to successfully market yourself.  There will be a discussion on the process of conducting an informational interview and preparing a 30-second commercial about your skills.

Facilitator(s): Mike Markham

... Read more »

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Ideas to Action. Dec 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Marquis Victor Expand for more info

Discussion and brainstorm for community beautification projects you would like to see focused on the theme of hope. Creating a game-plan and strategy to see this project come to life.

Facilitator(s): Marquis Victor

Contact: For more information, please contact Ashley Bragger at or at... Read more »

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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.