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 photo of a Career Resource Center instructor helping a student create their linkedin account

Important Update:

NOCE Campuses Are Closed Until Further Notice. Career Skills and Resource Lab will only be available by appointment only.

Schedule a phone or Zoom appointment today! All you need is a computer or mobile device:

  • Call: 714.808.4717 
  • Email: careerhelp@noce.edu. Appointments will be conducted by phone and/or online, depending on the student’s needs and desires.
  • Sign-up for workshops below

Career Skills and Resource Lab Services

Make an appointment with a staff member to work on:

  • Career exploration 
  • Resume and cover letter building 
  • Creating a LinkedIn profile and taking courses through LinkedIn Learning 
  • Interview preparation 
  • Job search
  • Online job applications 
  • Soft skills workshops 
  • LinkedIn Boot Camp Series 
  • Career Launch Academy—FOR CTE PROGRAM STUDENTS ONLY 

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.


Workshops & Events

Note: All Career Skills and Resource Lab workshops will be virtual via Zoom. An e-mail will be sent to you with meeting instructions before your workshop(s).

Event NameEvent DatesEvent TimeEvent LocationEvent Information
LinkedIn 101 Boot Camp Series: What is a LinkedIn ProfileThursday, September 23, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
NOCECareerConnect – Online Job BoardWednesday, September 29, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
LinkedIn 102 Boot Camp Series: Cool LinkedIn ToolsThursday, September 30, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Cover Letter BasicsTuesday, October 5, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
LinkedIn 103 Boot Camp Series: Writing Your “About” SectionThursday, October 7, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Preparing for Your InterviewTuesday, October 12, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
21st Century Skills: EmpathyWednesday, October 13, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
LinkedIn 104 Boot Camp Series: Hidden Marketing ToolsThursday, October 14, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Accepting and Declining Job OffersWednesday, October 20, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
LinkedIn 105 Boot Camp Series: How to Job Search Using LinkedIn FeaturesThursday, October 21, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Resume: Choosing the Right TemplateTuesday, October 26, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Dress for SuccessWednesday, October 27, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
LinkedIn 106 Boot Camp Series: Writing a LinkedIn PostThursday, October 28, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Career e-PortfolioTuesday, November 2, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Writing a Cover LetterWednesday, November 3, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
21st Century Skills: Self-Awareness Part 1Tuesday, November 9, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
21st Century Skills: Self-Awareness Part 2Thursday, November 11, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Interview for SuccessTuesday, November 16, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Job Search StrategiesThursday, November 18, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
How to Fill Out a Job ApplicationTuesday, November 30, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Professional CommunicationWednesday, December 1, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Resume WritingThursday, December 2, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Cover LetterTuesday, December 7, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Community College: What You Need to Know to Transfer to CollegeWednesday, December 8, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Social Media and the Job SearchThursday, December 9, 20215 p.m. – 6 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now

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.