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4 College Sophomore

Career Services: They are concerned about your future

3 College Junior

Career Services: I do not have any knowledge about this. I am still in progress of completing my degree.

5 College Junior

Career Services: the post graduate services are awesome as they give scholarships to deserving students and support and sponsor many school activities.

3 College Freshman

Career Services: I feel as if the post grad services are lacking unfortunately, I was not able to get much help in this area.

4 College Senior

Career Services: There are advisers and counselors that will sit down with any student and discuss career goals and options. I found my experience with the counseling staff to be very positive as most of the counselors I came in contact with were very knowledgeable and patient.

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Career services are offered at CCBC, and there are plenty of resources for students to find the right internship, job, or career. For students seeking help from the career services office, they must take a career test, choose a program of interest, research the career, locate job openings, and submit a resume. The staff of the career services office will assist anyone in finding the right career. In addition, all freshmen are required to take a course that teaches the "in's" and "out's" of being a new college student.

There are job fairs throughout the semester, where employers seek new graduates. The path to success starts with attending these job fairs and weighing all of the opportunities that are offered. Employers from hospitals, business firms, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies come to CCBC to recruit new future employees. If contacted during one of these job fairs, students must keep in touch with the employer or agency, continue working on getting a degree at CCBC, and seek assistance from the career counselors. Most of the job fairs are sponsored by the Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, and Baltimore County Office of Workforce Development.

Facts & Statistics

Employment Services Available?
Yes
Placement Services Available?
Yes
Other Career/Placement Services
  • Assist students applying for jobs on campus or in the community
  • Career assessments
  • Career/life planning course
  • Help with resumes, cover letters, and interviews
  • Individual career counseling
  • Internship information
  • On-campus job fairs/recruitment
  • Online job bank/other Internet resources
  • Partnering with faculty
  • Workshops/special events
Popular Schools for Further Study
  • Towson University
  • University of Baltimore
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County
Firms that Frequently Hire Grads
Maryland House of Delegates
Alumni Services
  • Access to courts, fitness center, gymnasiums, and swimming pool
  • Career development/job placement services
  • CCBC Alumni Association
  • Child care services
  • Clinical counseling services
  • Discounts
  • Library services
Famous Alumni
  • James F. Ports Jr. - former Maryland State Delegate
  • Jeff Nelson - MLB relief pitcher
  • Katherine A. Klausmeier - Maryland State Senator
  • Mel Kiper Jr. - ESPN NFL draft analyst
  • Mike Rowe - host of the show "Dirty Jobs" on the Discovery Channel
  • Sonny Askew - retired soccer player
  • Talmadge Branch - member of Maryland House of Delegates
  • Thomas L. Bromwell - convicted Maryland politician

Student Polls

Have you been able to transfer credits to other schools?    Based on 168 responses

  • 21% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools successfully and easily.
  • 4% Yes, I transferred credits to other schools, but it was a difficult process.
  • 7% I'm not really sure what my transferring options are.
  • 1% I tried but was denied.
  • 52% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools, but I want to.
  • 15% No, I haven't transferred credits to other schools and probably won't.

What do you plan on doing after completing your studies here?    Based on 176 responses

  • 49% I plan to transfer to another school to complete my degree.
  • 34% I plan to pursue a higher degree.
  • 15% I plan on looking for a new job.
  • 1% I plan on staying at my current job.
  • 1% I only took classes for new knowledge and don't plan on using studies here to advance my education or career.

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