Career Resources & Services

The Essex County College Career Resource Center and Career Services in the Office of Student Development and Counseling strives to prepare its students for rewarding lifelong careers. Through our programming, career exploration and experiential learning opportunities, students are able to successfully navigate their career preparation journey. The Career Resource Center facilitates monthly workshops and events such as resume building, cover letter writing, job search techniques, career exploration, professionalism and etiquette, communication skills, and on-campus employer recruitment to support Essex County College students. 

Career Services provided by the Office of Student Development and Counseling Career Resource Center (CRC) include:

  • Career Awareness Online Tools such as Career Coach
  • Career Exploration Panels
  • Resume/Cover Letter Writing & Editing Assistance
  • 1:1 Mock Interviewing Practice
  • Dress for Success Seminars
  • Mini Career Fairs
  • Assistance with Off-Campus Job and Internship Searching & Applications

Career Resource Center Computer Lab

The Career Resource Center has computers that Essex County College students and alumni can use to work on their resumes and cover letters, create their Career Coach Profile, and search for employment opportunities.

Career Coach

The Essex County College Career Resource Center and Career Services in the Office of Student Development and Counseling strives to prepare its students for rewarding lifelong careers. Through our programming, career exploration and experiential learning opportunities, students are able to successfully navigate their career preparation journey. The Career Resource Center facilitates monthly workshops and events such as resume building, cover letter writing, job search techniques, career exploration, professionalism and etiquette, communication skills, and on-campus employer recruitment to support Essex County College students. 

Career Services provided by the Office of Student Development and Counseling Career Resource Center (CRC) include:

  • Career Awareness Online Tools such as Career Coach
  • Career Exploration Panels
  • Resume/Cover Letter Writing & Editing Assistance
  • 1:1 Mock Interviewing Practice
  • Dress for Success Seminars
  • Mini Career Fairs
  • Assistance with Off-Campus Job and Internship Searching & Applications

For Alumni

The Career Resource Center’s career services are available to Essex County College alumni at no cost. Essex County College alumni can reach out to the Career Resource Center staff for support with career services at [email protected] or they can visit the office during office hours.

Faculty and Staff

The Career Resource Center staff looks forward to collaborating with Essex County College Faculty and Staff to provide career-related workshops to students virtually or in the classroom.

Faculty and Staff members can reach out to the Career Resource Center at [email protected] if they would like one of the CRC staff members to tailor a workshop for their students.

For Employers

The Career Resource Center looks forward to collaborating with external employers to support Essex County College students who are looking for paid internships and employment opportunities. Employers can use the link below to create their employer profiles through our Career Coach platform. Upon approval, employers will be able to post jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities for Essex County College students. There is no fee to post internships and jobs or to participate in our employer recruitment events and job fairs. Employers may also request to come on campus to recruit students for employment opportunities.

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Contact Us

Main Phone:(973) 877-3350
Location: Room 4122 or by calling

Dr. Shadiquah Hordge
Assistant Director of Career and Transfer Services
Office of Student Development and Counseling
Phone: (973) 877-3258
Location: Room 4122
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Shirlgandy Saint Jean
Coordinator of Career Resources and Student Development Initiatives
Office of Student Development and Counseling
Phone: (973) 877-3399
Location: Room 4122
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]