Career Services

The mission of the Office of Career Services at New River Community and Technical College is to empower students/alumni to identify and actualize their career goals. In partnership with staff, faculty and employers, Career Services facilitates the career development process by providing career advising/counseling, career information, employment services, further educational planning and experiential education.

Programs and Services

  • Individual career advising including career assessments, resume writing and interview preparation
  • Access to occupation information including job growth, salary and education requirements
  • Access to Kuder Journey and College Central
  • Job postings including full-time, part-time, internships, and seasonal employment
  • Job referrals to individuals that register with Career Services
  • Workshops and class presentations on a variety of career related topics
  • Career/job fairs and on-campus recruiting 

Job Search Prep

Career Services Guide – The Career Services Guide is a comprehensive handbook to the Office of Career Services. Inside the guide you will find information about online services provided by the college as well as tips on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and much more. Printed copies are available at the Career Services office or you may view the Digital Version Here

Resume Writing Guide—Tips on selecting a resume style, formatting, showcasing your education/skills and much more!

Ace Your Interview—Tips on preparing for your interview. This includes what to wear, types of interviews, possible questions, and how to follow-up after the interview!

Career and Transfer Fairs

Are you an employer or 4 year institution interested in attending these events? Click here

April 3, 2014 Career & Transfer Fair – Advanced Technology Center/Raleigh/Mercer County Campuses
Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Location: Advanced Technology Center, Ghent

April 8, 2014 Career & Transfer Fair - Greenbrier Valley Campus
Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Location: Greenbrier Valley Campus, Lewisburg

April 10, 2014 Career & Transfer Fair - Nicholas County Campus
Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Location: Nicholas County Campus, Summersville

Career Planning and Job Search Services

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Kuder Journey—Career Planning System is a free online career planning system with access to career assessments, occupational information and tools to plan your career. Contact the Office of Career Services for the access code.


Search jobs posted at our school!


College Central—Career Management System is a free online career management system with access to job posting as well as an online career document library with podcasts and videos.
Need help? Here is a Guide to Using College Central



Employer Information—Posting Jobs for New River Students & Alumni, Send a copy of the job announcement to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information, contact
Candice Stadler, Director of Career Services
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Graduate Survey

Future HAWK alumni, if you are graduating in May 2014, please take a minute to complete this survey from the WV Community and Technical College System and share YOUR thoughts about your New River experience and post-graduation plans