NCT Career Services Can Help Unlock Your Career Potential
�Niagara College – Toronto (NCT) greatly prides itself on its Career Services department for the extensive support it offers students in securing meaningful employment both during students’ course of study and after graduation.
In this blog, we will take a deep dive into our world-class Career Services department to spotlight what they do.
What is NCT Career Services?
Career Services is a branch of the Student Services department at NCT that is dedicated to preparing students for the Canadian and international job markets, offering students and alumni useful assistance and career guidance along their journeys toward a successful future. Whether you are exploring part-time jobs for students, a co-op placement, or post-graduation employment, NCT Career Services is there to support you.
What does NCT Career Services offer?
NCT Career Services department provides students and alumni with a range of career-related support services:
- Job Fairs
NCT Career Services department hosts bi-annual career fairs for students and employers to meet in person. These events are always dynamic engagements where students can make great progress toward their career goals by conveniently networking with a range of employers and organizations. The Career Services team also offers job fair-specific support and strategies leading up to the event so that students are well-prepared for engaging employers.
- Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Another important service offered is assistance with resume and cover letter writing. Professional and supportive Career Services team members will share samples of high-quality resumes and cover letters, provide feedback on formatting, presentation, organization, register and wording, as well as help you highlight your skills and experience in a way that stands out to potential employers.
- Interview Preparation
NCT Career Services can add a boost to your confidence ahead of a job interview by offering tips on how to answer common interview questions, role-play mock interview scenarios to help you practice sitting for an interview, and even give suggestions on what to wear to leave a lasting first impression.
- Career Workshops and Events
Supporting students along their path to a rewarding career is the Career Services department’s ultimate goal. It, therefore, offers weekly workshops and events focused on career development. These may include professional development workshops, guest speakers, employer visits, and networking events. These resources help students learn more about employment opportunities and meet potential employers.
- Benefits for Alumni
NCT alumni have complete access to all the Career Services supports and resources that enrolled students do for up to twelve months after graduating. This support system can provide the boost of confidence needed to secure one’s first position and start gaining meaningful workplace experience.
- Devant (Career Support Portal)
Devant is a comprehensive, web-based, multi-tool platform that can help raise students’ and alumni’s profiles in the Canadian job market. Some of Devant’s features include live career and networking events, one-on-one career coaching and mentoring, access to an online community of career search professionals, and resume and cover letter creation and assessment tools.
Are there any eligibility criteria for NCT Career Services?
All current NCT students and NCT alumni can access the Career Services support.
Does NCT Career Services offer support for part-time jobs while studying?
Yes. Our Career Services team offers job application support and assistance with identifying suitable part-time employment opportunities.
For how long will I get support from NCT Career Services after completing my program?
Alumni at NCT will have full access to all of the Career Services resources for one calendar year upon completion of their program.
Overall, the Career Services department at NCT offers invaluable resources for students and alumni alike. By taking advantage of these services, you can gain the knowledge, skills, and connections needed to succeed in your chosen career.
Be sure to connect with the NCT Career Services department by sending them an email at email@example.com to find out how they can help you achieve your career goals.
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