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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
Apps for Success Feb 5, 2015 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Cheryl Wilson Expand for more info

Working with your ADD/ADHD and/or other disabilities

Turn your iPhone/iPad into an indispensable tool for academic success!  Get a quick review of the latest apps to improve time management, organization, studying, textbook comprehension, and lots more.  Please note: this workshop is designed for... Read more »

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Note Taking Skills Feb 11, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
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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Get Started: Take Charge of your ADD/ADHD Feb 12, 2015 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
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 »

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Cover Letter and Resume Writing Feb 12, 2015 5:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
David Godin Expand for more info

How do you prepare a good resume and cover letter?  What are employers looking for?  A resume and cover letter are very important documents in making a good first impression when applying for a job or an internship.  This workshop will review... Read more »

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Study Skills Feb 18, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Karletty Medina 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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Diet and Nutrition: Healthy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety Feb 18, 2015 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Andrea Bailey Expand for more info

Making effective choices in your diet can help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety.  Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety. 

Facilitator(s): Andrea H. Bailey

Contact: For more information, and... Read more »

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Careers in Accounting Feb 19, 2015 3:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Kristen Quinn 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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Cover Letter and Resume Writing Feb 19, 2015 5:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
David Godin Expand for more info

How do you prepare a good resume and cover letter?  What are employers looking for?  A resume and cover letter are very important documents in making a good first impression when applying for a job or an internship.  This workshop will review... Read more »

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Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Feb 23, 2015 4:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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 »

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Workplace Communication and Conflict Resolution Feb 24, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Mike Markham Expand for more info

Develop a better understanding of the importance of interpersonal communication skills.  You will learn about different communication styles, various “difficult” personalities, strategies to build mutually beneficial relationships, and ways to resolve conflicts effectively.

Facilitator(s): Mike Markham

Contact: For more information, please contact the... Read more »

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Study and Test Taking Skills Feb 25, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
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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StrengthsQuest Feb 26, 2015 4:00 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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Choosing a Career When you Have a Disability Feb 27, 2015 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Deborah Regan Expand for more info

Learn about the factors that go into making a major/career choice, determine if your disability impacts this choice, and what to do if it does.  Please Note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students who... Read more »

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Ethics in the Workplace Mar 2, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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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Social Media and You Mar 3, 2015 12:00 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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Interviewing Mar 3, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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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Adventure Leadership Mar 3, 2015 5:00 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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Myers Briggs: Ever Wonder Why You Do the Things You Do? Mar 4, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Gisela Nash and Karletty Medina 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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Workplace Communication and Conflict Resolution Mar 4, 2015 5:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Mike Markham Expand for more info

Develop a better understanding of the importance of interpersonal communication skills.  You will learn about different communication styles, various “difficult” personalities, strategies to build mutually beneficial relationships, and ways to resolve conflicts effectively.

Facilitator(s): Mike Markham

Contact: For more information, please contact the... Read more »

Register now

Social Media and You Mar 5, 2015 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
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 Mar 6, 2015 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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 »

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Stress and Time Management Mar 7, 2015 11:30 am
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Stephanie Bryszkowski 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 »

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Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Mar 7, 2015 12:30 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

Cover Letter, Resume Writing, and Interviewing Skills Mar 9, 2015 11:30 am
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
David Godin Expand for more info

Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.    A resume... Read more »

Register now

Cover Letter, Resume Writing, and Interviewing Skills Mar 10, 2015 11:30 am
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
David Godin Expand for more info

Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.    A resume... Read more »

Register now

Myers Briggs: Ever Wonder Why You Do the Things You Do? Mar 11, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
Gisela Nash and Karletty Medina 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

Creative. Community. Change. Mar 11, 2015 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 Moore at or at 978-556-3946.

Date: Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

... Read more »

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Relaxation and Breathing: Healthy Strategies to reduce stress and anxiety Mar 11, 2015 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Andrea Bailey Expand for more info

Learn how to use relaxation techniques and breathing methods to reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety.  

Facilitator(s): Andrea H. Bailey

Contact: For more information... Read more »

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Portfolio Development Mar 11, 2015 5:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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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Maintain the momentum: Take charge of your ADD/ADHD Mar 12, 2015 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 »

Call to register

Professionalism in the Workplace Mar 24, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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

Motivation Mar 25, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L141
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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Speaking Skills Mar 25, 2015 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 »

Register now

Ethics in the Workplace Mar 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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 »

Register now

Portfolio Development Mar 31, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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 »

Register now

Introduction to Resume Writing Apr 1, 2015 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room TBD
Karletty Medina and Rose Ditmer Expand for more info

What does flipping burgers have to do with operations management? This interactive and introductory 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... Read more »

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Interviewing Skills Apr 7, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
David Godin Expand for more info

Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.  Behavioral interviewing... Read more »

Register now

Speaking Skills Apr 8, 2015 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L144
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 »

Register now

Interviewing Skills Apr 9, 2015 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
David Godin Expand for more info

Do you want to know what it takes to be successful in an interview?  This workshop will review what you need to do to prepare for an interview including potential questions that can be asked and how to best answer them.  Behavioral interviewing... Read more »

Register now

Looking for a job when you have a disability Apr 10, 2015 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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Focus and Concentration: Healthy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety Apr 15, 2015 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Andrea Bailey Expand for more info

Promote increased focus and attention in class and life situations through various strategies, such as journaling, which aid in reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety... Read more »

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Successful Completion: Take Charge of your ADD/ADHD Apr 16, 2015 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 »

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Business Etiquette Apr 22, 2015 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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Exercise and Training: Healthy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety May 6, 2015 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC106
Andrea Bailey Expand for more info

Learn various exercises and training plans to help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. Please note: designed for currently enrolled students working with the Learning Accommodations Center, as well as other students with Anxiety.  

Facilitator(s): Andrea H. Bailey

Contact: For more information, and to... Read more »

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Tips for Finding a Summer Job for Students with Disabilities May 15, 2015 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 »

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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


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