CVCC Career Center offers Job Search Workshop, Thursday, October 30

The Catawba Valley Community College Career Center will be offering “Navigate Your Job Search Using NCWorks” on Thursday, October 30 from 2 to 4 pm in the Career Center, SC 425. is a one stop resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina.  Join presenter Trey Hedrick  to learn how NCWorks can help you connect to jobs!

Seating is limited. Contact the Career Center at 327-7000, ext. 4690 or to register for this workshop.

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Spring Curriculum Classes at Alexander Center for Education

SPRING 2015 CURRICULUM CLASSES: Start preparing for spring classes now! The CVCC Alexander Center for Education may be offering several curriculum classes for the public including: Continue reading

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News from the Alexander Center For Education Student Services – CVCC Alexander County Campus

Meet our Enrollment Facilitator! Make an appointment with Linda Akers who can assist you with curriculum questions regarding Spring 2015 enrollment. Can’t decide on a major? Linda Akers, Enrollment Facilitator, can help you with these and other enrollment questions. Continue reading

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CVCC Career Development Month Poetry & Poster Contest -Celebrating National Career Development Month – November 2014 

Contest Theme: “Reimagining Life’s Possibilities: Celebrating First Jobs Through Encore Careers”

Let’s Celebrate National Career Development Month!  Here’s a chance to showcase your talents in creative writing and art to present your career aspirations and goals from your first job to your future career! Continue reading

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Fall into Savings at CVCC’s Campus Store on Fri., Oct. 31

Catawba Valley Community College Campus Store Fall Sale 31% off Apparel on Friday October 31 only. Excludes textbooks, special orders and out of stock items.

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NC State Government Accepting Applications for Paid Summer Internship Program

NC State Government Internship Program LogoThe North Carolina State Government is offering paid Summer Internships  offering valuable learn while you earn experience in jobs ranging from  Archeology to Zoology.

To be considered, students must have completed their high school diploma and second year of college (or first year of community college); be enrolled in a college, community college, law, or graduate school in- or out-of-state, currently and for the semester following the internship; be a permanent resident of North Carolina; and have at least a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Interns are selected through a competitive process overseen by the N.C. Internship Council.

The application deadline is Friday, December 19th (Post marked).

For more information and to apply today, visit or call 919 • 807 • 4400.

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CVCC Offers Chance To See GED® Tests For Free

Have you ever thought you could pass the GED® tests if you could try it without going through the required registration process?

During the first week of November, Catawba Valley Community College is offering the opportunity to take the GED® practice tests for free. Individuals who receive passing scores can then register to take the official tests. A limited number of vouchers are available to individuals who successfully pass the practice test. The voucher covers the costs of the official tests.

To take advantage of this limited time free trial, an appointment must be scheduled. To do so, contact Kristi Marlow, 828-327-7000, ext. 4129, or email

To learn more about the high school equivalency programs and GED® preparation classes offered through CVCC, visit

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