Career Planning

Career planning is a life-long journey. Career decisions are among the most important choices that you will ever make. The career planning process consists of assessing your interests, doing career exploration and research, making your work experience count and implementing your career goal. Our Career Services offers career planning support for prospective and current students as well as alumni. Check out all of the services we offer below:
 
  • How To Choose a Major
  • Setting Up Your Personal, Academic, and Career Goals
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing 
  • Job Search Assistance (summer jobs, internships, post-graduate)
  • Employer/Company Research
  • Job trends/Market Outlooks
  • Job Application Assistance 
  • Mock Interview Practice
  • Skills & Interest Inventories/Surveys
  • Networking Skills
  • How to Make the Most Out of Career/Job Fairs & Dress For Success
  • What Employers are Really Looking For and Work Values

In addition to providing support for the Career Development process, our office also assists students who are unsure of what they want to study or what career they wish to pursue. We encourage any student unsure of what direction they want to go to reach out to our Career Pathways Advisor to start to identify what path you wish to pursue. Check out FOCUS2 below to get started:

 FOCUS2 Logo

FOCUS2 APPLY:  matches a prospective student's interests to your college's majors and programs.
Strengthens the connection between the applicant and your college and ensures a good fit. This is a great tool for potential students, new students who are undecided, community partners, and anyone interested in coming to SUNY CCC!

To complete FOCUS2 Apply Account:
  • Go to FOCUS2 website
  • Click on 'Register' 
  • Create your account with a username and password
  • Enter access code: corning (case sensitive)
  • Complete all assessments & contact Career Services!
 

FOCUS2 CAREER: guides students through a reliable, intuitive career & education decision making model to help choose majors offered specifically through SUNY CCC, explore occupations & make informed career decisions. This tool is useful to current students who are undecided or changing thier major, soon-to-be graduates, and SUNY CCC alumni! 

To complete FOCUS2 Career Account:

  • Go to FOCUS2 website 
  • Click on 'Register' 
  • Create your account with a username and password
  • Enter access code: corning (case sensitive)
  • Complete all assessments & contact Career Services!
 Students, Faculty, & Staff: For additional resources, check out our Career Planning section  in MyCCC!

MyCCC → Student Tab → Advising, Career, and Transfer → Career Planning.

EMPLOYERS: SUNY CCC appreciates our relationship with local employers. As a valued partner, you have the ability to post jobs, sign up for career fairs, and request to host an information session throughout our Fall and Spring semesters. More information is below:

  • Complete Job Vacancy Form to post jobs on our Electronic Job Board, our Career Services Board on campus, and to promote to targeted faculty/students! If you already have a job description, please email to the Career & Transfer Office at careers@corning-cc.edu
  • Interested in hosting a Virtual Employer Information Session? Complete the form to schedule your sessions today! *On-campus Information Tables will resume Fall 2021*
  • If you have paid or unpaid internship opportunities available, or are interested in creating an internship program with SUNY CCC, please review our Employer Handbook for Internships. Please contact Jennifer Sellers at jseller2@corning-cc.edu with any specific questions regarding internship details. 

TRANSFER: Our office provides transfer advising and information on the various opportunities available at four-year institutions. We offer individualized transfer counseling, transfer workshops, Transfer Advisor-in-Residence (TAIR) Days, and special events including our Annual Transfer Fair each Fall!

 View additional resources by logging into MyCCC and following the path below

MyCCC → Student Tab → Advising, Career, and Transfer →  Transfer Planning

Our Transfer Agreement page allows you to view our current partnerships SUNY CCC has with 4-year institutions in programs from Music to Health Sciences to Business! These agreements ensures a smooth transfer process for our graduates with junior status, thus being able to complete a bachelor’s degree within two years of full-time study upon transfer. Check them out below!

⇒ Transfer schools, please fill out our Transfer Advisor-in-Residence (TAIR) Form to host a virtual Information Session! If you are interested in presenting to faculty/staff, or to specific student cohorts reach out using the Contact Info at the bottom of the page!
*On-campus Information Tables will resume Fall 2021*


ALUMNI: Looking for some guidance on what your next steps are after graduating? Want to connect with current SUNY CCC students on your career path? Let us help! Connect with our Alumni Foundation and create a profile with GradCast below to get started!

*We are currently transitioning to GradCast - you will be updated as we make the platform available to SUNY CCC  students and graduates*

⇒  GradCast: Now that you’ve done the work, show off your talent. Your college has partnered with GradCast to provide you with employment channels no job board can match! We help you get noticed by employers looking for your expertise. GradCast allows you to build your network of potential employers for the life of your career. Your college and GradCast have a free graduation gift to help you find employers and boost your networking strategy. You will be able to send up to 100 resumes to employers looking for talent just like you. It’s easy:

  • Click the link your college and GradCast sent you.
  • Create a password. (We already created an account for you to claim your graduation gift.)
  • Upload your resume.
  • Then, send resumes with the click of a button.

EVENTS: You will find monthly and weekly workshops, professional and leadership development opportunities, career and transfer fairs, and much more. Log into MyCCC and following this path:

 MyCCC → Student Tab → Advising, Career, and Transfer → Transfer Planning. 
2021 Southern Tier Virtual Job Fair Registration Flyer
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION

McKayla Accettulla, Coordinator of Career and Transfer Services
Phone: 607-962-9254
Fax: 607-962-9246
Email: careers@corning-cc.edu or maccettu@corning-cc.edu
Location: Commons Building, M203 (across from Student LIfe)

Jadie CaseCareer Pathway Advisor
Phone: 607-962-9221
Fax: 607-962-9246
Email: jcase11@corning-cc.edu 
Location: Commons Building, M203 (across from Student LIfe)