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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
Healthy Strategies to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Feb 15, 2017 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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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Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Feb 21, 2017 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room A112
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 »

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Informational Interviewing Feb 21, 2017 3:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room D129
Brianne McDonough Expand for more info

Informational interviews can help you learn a lot about your potential career options and are a great networking opportunity. Informational interviews offer a valuable opportunity to learn about a specific job, understand required education and experience, visit a company workplace, and learn more about your... Read more »

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Networking Skills for Career Success Feb 27, 2017 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ashley Moore and Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Did you know that 70% of jobs are found through networking? I’ll bet your mom taught you not to talk to strangers…that was then, this is now. It’s time to learn how to engage with professionals in your desired field or industry. This workshop will... Read more »

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Interviewing Skills Feb 28, 2017 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 »

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Social Media and You Feb 28, 2017 2:00 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 »

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Goal Setting: Setting Priorities to Get What You Want Feb 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room LC301
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

Professionalism in the Workplace Mar 2, 2017 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Ashley Moore 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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Online Professional Industry Engagement Mar 2, 2017 3:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room B310
Brianne McDonough Expand for more info

Online resources and social networks offer a huge variety of options to learn about and become engaged in your professional interests. In this session we will explore a range of sources to help you get on the cutting edge of your career interests along with... Read more »

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Networking Skills for Career Success Mar 3, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC213
Ashley Moore and Sheila Muller Expand for more info

Did you know that 70% of jobs are found through networking? I’ll bet your mom taught you not to talk to strangers…that was then, this is now. It’s time to learn how to engage with professionals in your desired field or industry. This workshop will... Read more »

Register now

Interviewing Skills Mar 6, 2017 4:00 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 »

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Community Service Mar 7, 2017 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Janel D'Agata Lynch Expand for more info

How can helping others also help you?

In this workshop, participants will explore the different types of service opportunities and the wide-ranging benefits of each, including making a positive impact on the community, career preparation, and enhancing resumes and scholarship applications. Participants will learn how... Read more »

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Social Media and You Mar 7, 2017 1:00 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 »

Register now

I am listening! Mar 7, 2017 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Ariel Chicklis and Kadee Tapley 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 »

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Community Service Mar 8, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room A112
Janel D'Agata Lynch Expand for more info

How can helping others also help you?

In this workshop, participants will explore the different types of service opportunities and the wide-ranging benefits of each, including making a positive impact on the community, career preparation, and enhancing resumes and scholarship applications. Participants will learn how... Read more »

Register now

Diversity and Inclusion Mar 8, 2017 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room LC301
Danny Malave Expand for more info

How do you identify? Identity is shaped by experience, culture, and our own perception of who we are meant to be. However, how we choose to express our identities, in a particular environment, is often shaped by that environment’s willingness to accept us as we... Read more »

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I am listening! Mar 9, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Ariel Chicklis and Kadee Tapley 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

Developing Your Brand Mar 16, 2017 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room TBD
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 »

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Diversity and Inclusion Mar 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room TBD
Danny Malave Expand for more info

How do you identify? Identity is shaped by experience, culture, and our own perception of who we are meant to be. However, how we choose to express our identities, in a particular environment, is often shaped by that environment’s willingness to accept us as we... Read more »

Register now

Ethics in the Workplace Mar 20, 2017 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 »

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Professionalism in the Workplace Mar 21, 2017 12:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room LA101
Ashley Moore 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

The Value of a Professional Mentor Mar 21, 2017 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room TBD
Brianne McDonough Expand for more info

Many professionals point toward the relationship they had with a mentor early on in their careers as a key component of their career success. What is a mentor anyways, how can a mentor support you in your career aspirations, and where do you find a... Read more »

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Stress Management Mar 21, 2017 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room LC301
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!

Facilitator(s): Rob Parker

Contact: For more information, please contact the Student Engagement Center at or at 978-738-7417... Read more »

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Speaking Skills Mar 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room TBD
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 »

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Developing Your Brand Mar 25, 2017 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room TBD
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

ADHD: Get support before everything hits the fan! Apr 4, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
Cheryl Wilson Expand for more info

We'll have an informal discussion and lots of ideas will be shared, you'll have a chance to share yours too. We'll talk about time management, organizational techniques, memory tips, and lots more! If you have ADD/ADHD, you won't want to miss this!

This workshop is... Read more »

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Speaking Skills Apr 5, 2017 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
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

Stress Management Apr 6, 2017 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room A112
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!

Facilitator(s): Rob Parker

Contact: For more information, please contact the Student Engagement Center at or at 978-738-7417... Read more »

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StrengthsQuest Apr 10, 2017 2:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Sharon McManus 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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Time Management Apr 11, 2017 1:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room A112
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Learn to manage your time like effective leaders.  Time is a scarce and valuable resource.  Time used wisely can transform a mediocre leader into one who stands out among his/hers peers.  In this workshop you will be given excellent advice and gain... Read more »

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Time Management Apr 13, 2017 3:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room LC301
Rob Parker Expand for more info

Learn to manage your time like effective leaders.  Time is a scarce and valuable resource.  Time used wisely can transform a mediocre leader into one who stands out among his/hers peers.  In this workshop you will be given excellent advice and gain... Read more »

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Returning to the Workforce Apr 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Lawrence Campus, Room L244
Brianne McDonough Expand for more info

Are you an adult student making a career change or jumping back into the workforce after some time away? Learn how to market your maturity and capitalize on your prior work or volunteer experiences. We’ll give an overview of how age discrimination pays into the... Read more »

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Looking for a job when you have a disability Apr 14, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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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NECC Networking Night May 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room TC 103 AB
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Join NECC’s Office of Career & Experiential Education and Office of Alumni Relations for an evening of networking opportunities at the 3rd Annual Networking Night for students. The evening will provide students with the chance to learn about different career fields, what to... Read more »

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Tips for Finding a Summer Job for Students with Disabilities May 19, 2017 12:00 pm
Haverhill Campus, Room SC214
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


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.