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Spring 2022 OCC Career Fairs

Students and alumni should attend both events dressed to impress and ready to network with employers. Career Services has a variety of workshops to help you properly prepare for both fairs.  Find our full list of workshops and register below!

Wednesday, March 2 from 1 to 5 p.m.
via Handshake

The Career & Internship Fair will be held virtually on Handshake for students and alumni from all majors. The Fair is a great networking opportunity for anyone looking to connect with industry professionals and enhance their job and internship search. Participants will meet with local, regional, and national employers in 1:1 and group sessions to learn about internship, full-time, and part-time opportunities. There will be both work-from-home and in-person opportunities available. Employers representing corporate, government, and non-profit sectors from a variety of industries will be in attendance. Please note that registration for employers is an ongoing process, so check Handshake often for an updated list!


Tuesday, April 5 from 10:30 a.m. to  2:30 p.m.
in the Health and Physical Education Center – Bldg. #29 (Gym)

The Part-Time Job Fair will be held outside on the campus mall at the Ocean County College main campus in Toms River, New Jersey. This event is for students and alumni from all majors to meet with local employers to discuss immediate opportunities, such as part-time jobs, seasonal work, and internships. Employers representing corporate, government, and non-profit sectors from a variety of industries will be in attendance. Please note that registration for employers is an ongoing process, so check Handshake often for an updated list! Due to the impending weather forecast, the event will be held inside The Health and Physical Education Center, Gym Bldg. #29.


Welcome to Career Services at OCC!

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Our mission is to assist students in setting a course to professional success. We offer a number of career resources to help you find a career in this changing and growing job market. Let’s get you on the path to the career you always wanted.


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Focus 2

Find a Career path that is right for you with Focus 2. A career planning process and assessment identifier that matches user’s personal attributes and how to be career ready! Begin developing your personalized career and education plans. To get started, login through Ocean Connect, Focus 2 can be found there.

Find out more at Career Services here on Ocean County College Campus!

For more information contact:

Career Services Dept. Bldg. #1, Room 101
732-255-0400 Ext. 2349

Or click here to schedule an appointment.


Discover careers based on your Personality, Interest, Skills, and Values. Get started with Focus2. This tool helps students make well-informed decisions about their education and careers, tailored to fit you as an individual.

  • If you need assistance, or would like to schedule an appointment to review the results and discuss how they apply to you, your major or career choice, please contact Career Services , 732-255-0400 ext. 2349.

Also check out:

What can I do with this major?  Explore majors and career options that interest you.

Meet with our staff at Career Services to draft, revise, and polish your professional documents. Please refer to the Quick Guides below to get started!

Internship Information – Start here to learn more about OCC’s Internship program and policies.

Handshake – OCC’s employment database for students and alumni

Learn how to effectively and efficiently search for jobs and internships, develop your interview skills, craft an elevator pitch, and master the art of networking.

Join the Career Services group on the Ocean County College app to stay up to date with local job and internship postings, services, and events.

  • To schedule an appointment, Select Career Center – Appointments – Schedule New Appointment, or contact

Career Services Dept. Bldg. #1, Room 101
732-255-0400 Ext. 2349


Handshake – Create an employer account and connect with students and alumni!

Internships – We offer students college credit for internships

Network and recruit OCC students for your current job openings. Please email Career Services at to request a date. We host employers Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Larson Student Center (Bldg. 8)

Email all up-to-date hiring flyers to We will post them on the OCC app and distribute them to respective students.

Are you interested in speaking to a classroom or student organization? Please email: and let us know!

Our next Job Fair is Tuesday, April 2, 2024. Click here for more information!

Feel free to email with any questions.


The 2024 Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd from 10:00am – 2:00pm in the Larson Student Center (Building #8). The event is for local employers to meet with students and alumni to discuss immediate part-time and seasonal opportunities with their respective organizations.

Employers will be tabling in the Larson Student Center, Bldg. #8, throughout the semester, to recruit and network with students.
Stop by from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to speak with a representative, network with company staff, learn about their organization, and discover current job opportunities.

3 Princess Party
9 Acadia Home Health Care
10 21 Plus, Inc.
16 Scotts Miracle-Go
17 Heyco Products
23 Six Flags
24 Toms River Goddard School

NJ Transit

30 Atlantic Lifeguard Alliance
7 Jackson Township Police Department
8 Wegmans

The School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) hosts many networking events and career readiness events throughout the semester. Check out the full list of events here!

Career Services FAQ

OCC Career Services is dedicated to ensuring our students have the best information possible upon graduating from our school. Here you will find career fair information, career workshops, networking events, and more. Career services works with employers to provide tabling opportunities, outreach via flyers with hiring opportunities, classroom presentations, and connection to our student body for potential opportunities. Contact career services for more information!

OCC Career Services works to make sure our students and alumni have the best understanding of career paths and options upon entering the workforce. Our career advisors work to direct students towards a suitable career path while earning their degrees. After graduating from Ocean County College, students will understand potential career options and where to continue their professional development.

Career Advisors can help with:

  • Resume and cover letter writing.
  • Finding local internship and employment opportunities.
  • Effective job searching.
  • Practice for professional presentations by performing mock interviews.

Quick Guides

Resume PDF

Career Services                                732-255-0400 x2349                 

Margins: 0.6” – 1” consistent on all four sides
Font Type: Times New Roman, Cambria, Garamond or other “serif” font
Font Size: Name: Bolded and slightly larger (up to size 16pt. font); Body: 11 to 12pt. font
Length: 1 page for most undergraduate resumes (depending on experience)
Reverse Chronological Order: List your most recent experience first under Education and Experience headings



  • Name, Address, Phone Number, Email, LinkedIn URL


Only include institutions that you have received a degree from

  • List majors and minors
  • Type of Degree (Associate of Arts), Month and Year of Graduation or Expected Graduation
  • GPA: list if 3.0 or above


Include jobs, internships, volunteer and field experiences relevant to your field of interest


Include part-time or full-time jobs

  • Incorporate specific accomplishments and skills transferable to your field of interest such as communication, time management, problem solving, administrative, etc.


This section can include skills that set you apart from other candidates

  • Computer and/or Social Media Skills: Microsoft systems, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Language Skills: Specify the language and whether or not you can speak, read and/or write it
  • Certifications: CPR, AED, First Aid, ServSafe, etc., (all certifications listed should be current)


  • Volunteer: campus clubs, walkathons, fundraisers, organized food or clothing drives, etc.
  • Professional Organizations: include organizations you belong to
  • Activities: campus clubs, community or campus sports and/or coaching
  • Honors and Awards: academic, community or athletic awards or honors
  • Leadership: leadership role in a club or organization; sports team captain or coach
  • Related Coursework: related to your field of interest

Resume PDF

Taylor Dulemba
Toms River, NJ
732-255-0400 x2306


Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ                                                      Expected May 2024

Associate in Science in Business Administration with Health Administration Concentration

  • GPA: 3.89, Pi Beta Lambda Honor Society


Introduction to Health Administration – brief description of project or presentation
Business Law I – brief description of project or presentation
Introduction to Public Health – brief description of project or presentation


Hackensack Meridian Health, Brick, NJ                                                    May 2018 – Present

Office Coordinator

  • Schedule patients through system database and respond to any scheduling inquiries
  • Process new patient paperwork through internal system
  • Follow activities related to the policies and procedures


Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ                                                      January 2019 – Present

Peer Advisor

  • Triage for student population in between majors and students needing career services
  • Schedule appointments for students’ academic advisement
  • Refer students to academic curriculum and two-year plan sheets for specific major requirements

 Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ                                              May 2017 – August 2017

Summer Analyst

  • Supported and contributed to the annual budget planning process, including analysis, preparation, and consolidation of financial data
  • Completed budget variance analysis and identifying key business drivers including written business performance commentary


Ocean County College, Student Government Association                           October 2018 – Present

Class Treasurer and Finance Committee Representative

  • Regularly monitor and prepare budgets for the SGA strengthening areas in finance, internal audit, and project management


  • Computer and/or Social Media Skills: Microsoft systems, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Certifications: CPR – certification good through May 2024

Cover Letter PDF

Heading – Use the same heading as your resume (contact information section)


Name of Person & Title
Street Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear Dr./Mr./Ms. :

Introduction: State the reason for writing. Name the specific position, or type of work for which you are applying. (Mention the resource used in finding out about the opening/company: news media, friend, faculty, if appropriate.)

Body: The body of the cover letter can be one or two paragraphs. One paragraph can be about the research you have done on the organization. In other words, explain why you are interested in working for that employer and what attracted you to this position.

The other paragraph can highlight your skills and abilities – what sets you apart from the other candidates and most importantly what your qualifications are (academic background, work experience, personal skills) that are related to the job you are seeking. Point out achievements that relate to the field and why you enjoy that work. Refer the reader to the enclosed resume and application.

Closing: Indicate your desire for an interview. Thank the employer for their time and consideration.


Your Name

Meet the Staff

Crystal Ramirez, Health Sciences Career Specialist
732-255-0400 ext. 2333

Maria Galindo, Administrative Assistant
732-255-0400 ext.2193

Contact Us!

For more information:
Call: 732 255-0400 ext. 2349

Campus Location:
Administration Building #1 Room 101
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about the campus and parking, view the Campus Map.

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