Career Exploration & Research

The OCDL encourages students to delve into the exciting process of career exploration and planning as they seek to identify how they will apply NCWU’s mission of professional advancement, life-long learning, and responsible community participation in their post-graduate lives. This planning starts from the first day a student speaks to an admissions counselor and continues through First Year Advising, Faculty Advising, and through ongoing consultation with the OCDL.

Students seeking assistance with career planning/decisions are encouraged to use the following resources and also set an appointment with the OCDL by emailing

NCWU is a Handshake institution. Guidance on how to use this premiere job search tool can be found on the Career & Job Search Resources page.