Where will OCCC send you?
Looking to explore the world of opportunities your OCCC education is preparing you for? Visit the Career and Transfer Readiness Center, open Monday – Thursday from 1 :00 pm – 4:00 pm. The CTRC is located in room 52 on Central Campus in Newport, Oregon. The CTRC is open to the public and staffed daily with college representatives that can help you explore career opportunities, training programs, academic paths, and transfer opportunities. We have a wide range of resources, including a great collection of books available for checkout through the Library right here on campus.
The CTRC will also be hosting a series of FREE career related workshops starting in January, 2017. Workshops will be over the lunch hour (12-1) on Wednesdays and are open to the public. If you would like more information about this workshop series, call (541) 867 – 8502.
January 18th Study Skills and Note Taking
January 25nd Claiming Your Strengths
February 8th Job Seeking Online
February 15th Resume Building
February 22nd Open Resume Assistance
March 1st Cover Letters Made Easy
March 8th How to Transfer to a 4 Year Institution
March 15th Stress Management
March 22nd Prepare for OCCC’s Job Fair (April 10th)
The web version of CIS requires a password. Please call Student Services to obtain login information at (541) 867 – 8501. CIS is your source for current employment, wages, outlook, hiring practices, preparation, and licensing. Every postsecondary program of study or training offered in Oregon is described within one of over 600 program categories. More than 150 topics of information, from admission requirements and costs to services for students with disabilities, are provided for each postsecondary school in Oregon. Similar information is included about national two-year, four-year, and graduate institutions. CIS is a complete scholarship and a financial aid database that lists national, state, and local awards is available along with a tool to sort the entries based upon an individual’s characteristics. CIS also includes information about self-employment, job search, industries, and the military as an employer.
OLMIS (qualityinfo.org) is a resource that will help job seekers explore careers, skills, industries, and employment opportunities. This site also includes links to the latest research in industrial fields, wages, income, training, and educational opportunities. The Occupational Profiler provides an array of information about an occupation; such as wages, projected growth and job openings. Job Finder allows you to search your local area for jobs listed with the Oregon Employment Department and elsewhere on the Internet. The Career Explorer can help you filter occupations that meet your required characteristics.
The OCCC Library in Newport has a comprehensive section of career materials.