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Welcome to Career Services at OCC!

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. Students can book an appointment with Career Services through Handshake Appointments! If you are an alumni, please email careerservices@ocean.edu to book an appointment.

Employers will be on campus throughout the semester to recruit and network with students. Stop by the Larson Student Center, Bldg #8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to speak with representatives from various industries.

Meet the Staff:

Kirsten Bollinger, MSEd, NCC
Career Services Coordinator
kbollinger@ocean.edu
732.255.0400 ext.7205

Maria Galindo, Administrative Assistant
mgalindo@ocean.edu
732.255.0400 ext.2193

Students

My Plan – Discover careers based on your Personality, Interest, Skills, and Values. Create an account, enter License Code: U49VVTBQ, and email Career Services to set up an appointment to review the results.

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

Meet with Career Services to draft, revise and polish your professional documents.

Internships – Internship and employment opportunities

Handshake – OCC’s employment database for students, alumni, and employers

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 app, to stay up to date with local job and internship postings, services, and events.

Employers

Handshake – Create an employer account

Internships – We offer students college credit for internships

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

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

Ocean County College will not be holding a Career Fair in Fall 2021, but you can plan a virtual fair on Handshake

Events

Stop by the Student Center to speak with one of the following representatives in November:
All events are scheduled from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

November:

Walgreens – November 23

For virtual workshops hosted by employers, visit the Events page in Handshake!

Virtual “Road Trips to the Real World” is an exclusive opportunity for college students to learn firsthand about a career field, network with top employers and their employees, and explore internship and job opportunities. This is the perfect chance for students to get a head start on their careers! Sites include FBI, WarnerMedia, Google, and more! The registration fee is $5 per virtual site visit. Students can register at www.eace.org/roadtrips

Contact Us!

For more information:
Call: 732 255-0400 ext. 2349
Email: careerservices@ocean.edu

Campus Location

Student Enrollment Building #9
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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