College Catalog: Center for Workforce Engagement
Identifying the career and specific job that suits one’s skills, abilities, and personality can be a daunting task. Career Services offers an array of services including mock interviews, résumé preparation, job exploration, job posting, worksite visits, career fairs, and individual counseling to help students develop and clarify career goals. Services are available to Durham Tech students and alumni. Interested students and alumni should visit the Career Center, located in the Phail Wynn Jr. Student Services Center (Building 10), room 10-109 or view the Career Services section of the website.
Corporate Services works directly with business and industry partners to assess, identify, develop, and deliver training solutions needed to equip new employees and skill-up incumbent workers. The Customized Training Program is housed within Corporate Services and provides comprehensive customized training solutions to industries at little to no cost.
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Development (HRD) provides skills and workforce assessments and employment skills training to students and business and industry partners. They collaborate with external stakeholders to provide training opportunities and job search strategies for students within the Food and Nutrition Services Employment and Training (FNS E&T) program.
Small Business Center
The Small Business Center (SBC) provides counseling, training, and connects entrepreneurs to critical resources and tools needed to develop business ideas to become viable, sustainable, profitable, and successful. They collaborate with external agencies to increase available resources to start-up and existing entrepreneurs.
Work-Based Education and Apprenticeship
Students gain real work experience that translates into greater job offers at higher starting salaries through Work-Based Learning (WBL), apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, internships, job-shadowing, and on-the-job training. This area collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to help identify short-term certificate training programs.
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