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At Blue Ridge Community College, it’s our job to elevate your education and your career.

We’re here to help you reach your educational summit. But we know the climb doesn’t end once you’ve earned your degree, diploma, or certificate. You’ve truly arrived at the peak when your career is off the ground. 

That’s why our courses meet the needs of local employers and provide real-life practice across a variety of fields, leading to well-paying jobs. And, it’s why we offer a number of career-development programs that can help you decide on a career path or obtain employment. Read on for more information, and click the links below for additional details.

Human Resources Development Program

Through a variety of classes, this program equips you with the skills needed to find and maintain full-time, meaningful employment. It teaches you the habits and behaviors of qualified workers and productive team members. Monthly workshops cover topics from conducting successful job searches to writing great resumes.

NCWorks Career Center

NCWorks is a critical link between local businesses and local employees, and your first stop for job-seeking and career-planning resources. Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks at Blue Ridge Community College can help you find full-time or part-time employment, prepare for a job interview, network, change careers, and much more. NCWorks Online is a free job-search service that includes postings from thousands of websites, including major job-search engines and classified platforms.

Career Exploration

Not sure which career is just right for you? We can help you explore the many different career paths available, through job shadowing, informational interviews, and other educational, enlightening interactions with local businesses in a variety of industries.