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Career Development Center

Explore – Learn – Decide

The Career Development Center offers support and assistance to BCC students and alumni throughout the career development process.  Whether you are just beginning to consider career options, or you have several ideas and would like some help sorting them out, our office will help you.

Your Career Success Starts Here…

You and the Career Coach will develop strategies for exploring your interests and investigating various career fields.  Other resource options that are available to you include:

  • Self-assessment Exercises
  • Market Trends and Research
  • Develop a Resume and Portfolio
  • Career Related Podcasts
  • Internships
  • Dress for success with our Career Closet

Contact Us

The Career Development Center is located in 114 Field Administrative Building (F-114). 

Office Hours: M-F 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Appointments (by Request)

Phone: 413-236-1611
Email: careers@berkshirecc.edu

Fall Career Fair 2018

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Annual career fair taking place in the BCC Connector on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This career fair is FREE and exclusively for BCC students and alumni job seekers with 40 employers seeking talent to fill vacant positions. Employer registration opens September 10, 2018. Priority registration given to employers with current openings. 

Contact Career Development, careers@berkshirecc.edu or 413.236.1611, for employer registration questions and event information. 

The Career Development Process

The career development process is a combination of self-exploration ­– clarifying your interests and values – and investigation in the community, via the internet and other resources, and one-on-one meetings with those working in the field. At times, informational interviews with people in selected career fields may be the best way to learn about particular workplaces and jobs.

Career Development Center Mission Statement

In alignment with the Berkshire Community College mission, Career Development is committed to delivering innovative career guidance to students—past, present, and future—through the execution of person-centered career exploration practices. In partnership with Berkshire county employers, leaders, educators, and stakeholders, we strive to bolster student success by inspiring people to achieve their career goals.

Vision Statement

In partnership with the college staff, community stakeholders, and employers, Career Development seeks to transform lives by empowering Berkshire County residents to realize their career potential.

Career Exploration

  • Career Coaching
  • Self-assessment Exercises
  • Market Trends & Research
  • Informational Interviews
  • Internships

Job Search

  • Assistance with Resume
  • Mock Interview Practice
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Career Workshops
  • Work Study/Part-time/Summer Jobs