Career exploration tools and resources

At Mohawk Valley Community College, we want to help you find a career you will thrive in and love. Use the tools and resources below to start searching for your perfect fit!

CareerCoach

Take a career assessment, gauge your interest, and decide your major.
mvcc.edu/careercoach

OptimalResume

Create an attractive online presentation of your skills and abilities.
mvcc.edu/optimalresume

CareerWorks

Create an attractive online presentation.
mvcc.edu/careerworks

Alumni Mentoring Network

Connect with alumni who have volunteered to provide valuable knowledge about a particular career field. If you are interested in talking with an alumnus/a about their career path and your interests stop into the Career Services Office and talk with one of our staff members.

How to contact us:

  • Location: Alumni College Center room 102, Utica Campus
  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • Phone: 315-731-5847

Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Learn about current career information about hundreds of occupations.

New York State Department of Labor Job Zone

Search job postings and browse career exploration tools.

New York State Department of Civil Service

Search state civil service positions and qualifications, view recent announcements, and apply for examinations.

Glassdoor

Find out what it’s really like to work at more than 300,000 companies with millions of company reviews, salary reports, and interview questions shared by employees.