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You're Hired! A Job-Hunting Guide

A guide to help you find resources to create a resume, prepare for an interview, research internships, utilize social media, and explore job sites on the web.

Job-Hunting Guide

                                         "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."  -Confuscius             

                                                                                Female snowboarder with a chocolate Labrador on the side of a mountain

This NECC Library Job-Hunting Guide will help you find resources to create a resume, prepare for an interview, research companies, utilize social media, find professional organizations, and explore job sites on the web.


In addition to our library resources, NECC offers other programs and services to help you prepare for the job search process and find a satisfying and meaningful career path.

Career Services

  • Familiarize yourself with the system and explore the job and internship search tools. Visit the Multimedia Resource Library to gain a better understanding of informational interviewing and networking and to learn how they can help you in your job search. Use the Resume Builder to create your resume and cover letter.
  • Register online and attend a College and Career Readiness Workshop to explore careers, to create cover letters and resumes, to practice interviewing, to understand social media in a job search, and to learn how to dress for success.
  • Attend college events to network with NECC faculty and staff. Get Involved! Build your resume by taking advantage of volunteer opportunities, services, student clubs and organizations available at NECC.

Your Library Card and Off-Campus Access

Your library card number is 203850 + your 8-digit student ID Number.

(For instance, if your Student ID number is 00223344, your library card number is: 20385000223344)

Your password is your 8-digit birthday.

(For instance, if your birthday is April 15, 1996, your password is: 04151996)

Your library card allows you to access your NECC Library Account to request and renew books and other items. You will also be prompted to enter your library card number and password when accessing the library's electronic resources (like databases) from off-campus.

To cite this LibGuide use the following templates:

APA: Northern Essex Community College Library. (Date updated). Title of page. Title of LibGuide. URL

MLA: Northern Essex Community College Library. "Title of Page." Title of LibGuide, Date updated, URL.