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North Georgia Tech graduates are in high demand! There are many employers wishing to hire each graduate; therefore, the Career Services Center helps graduates make educated decisions regarding employment.  The Career Services Center is available to assist current and prospective NGTC students in career exploration and assessment in order to make a valid and informed career choice.

 

Career Services staff is available to assist those current students, who are preparing to graduate, with their job search, resume' preparation, interview training, and more.  Students will have access to information about their potential career choice, such as wages, benefits, stability, and opportunities for advancement. Career Services staff is also available to assist prospective students with one-on-one career planning.  The Center can also provide prospective students with details about admission, financial aid, placement testing, Student Success services, and other NGTC resources.

Key Features of the Career Services Center are:

  • Career exploration programs
  • Access to Virtual Job Shadow
  • Career counseling
  • Job search tools
  • Resume and interview preparation workshops
  • Georgia Department of Labor resources

If a student needs assistance in deciding on what program to pursue, scheduling a career plan is recommended with a member of Career Services or Student Affairs.

Virtual Job Shadow

NGTC's Career Services Center features Virtual Job Shadow.  Virtual Job Shadow is an online career planning and exploration resource that provides all the tools for charting your career path with fun and engaging software including interactive video tutorials of careers.  Contact a member of the Career Services team for more information about Virtual Job Shadow. If you are not currently a North Georgia Technical College student, please contact a member of Career Services to establish an account.

For current NGTC students: CLICK HERE  to get your account started today!

TESTING and ASSESSMENT

NGTC's Career Services Center is a licensed Pearson Vue Testing Site. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries. Contact Pearson VUE for more information by clicking on the Pearson VUE icon below.

USG eCampus /eCore

If you are a USG eCampus/eCore, NGTC offers proctoring services for exams. If you are a participating student, you can take your exams on the Clarkesville, GA campus. Although, we recommend testers to choose their appointment for testing based on the information provided in the eCampus/eCore scheduling system, we do strive to work with students to make times available. There is a $25.00 proctoring fee per test. No proctoring is offered on Fridays or the weekends, as that is outside of our normal operating hours. If you have any questions about USG eCampus/eCore exams/exam proctoring, please contact Patrick Ledford- Career Placement and Development Director at 706-754-7728 or pledford@northgatech.edu.

eCore is a collaborative program of the University System of Georgia (USG) that offers students the opportunity to complete undergraduate requirements in Core Areas A-E completely online via public colleges and universities within the University System. For more information about USG eCampus/eCore please visit https://ecore.usg.edu/.

General Proctoring Services

Need an authorized proctor for an exam for your online university/college, real estate license, or other testing requirement? Please consider NGTC’s proctoring services. Proctoring services are subject to a $15.00 fee per test and based on availability. Please contact Patrick Ledford- Career Placement and Development Director at 706-754-7728 or pledford@northgatech.edu for more information.

Pearson VUE Testing System

Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world's most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in 165 countries.

NGTC's Career Services Center is a licensed Pearson VUE Testing Site. If you would like to schedule a Pearson VUE exam and for more information about their services, please click on the link below.

Pearson VUE Testing

Commercial and Structural Pest Management Testing System

NGTC offers Georgia Department of Agriculture's Commerical and Structural Pest Management Testing. Use the link below to register for pest control examinations, find information about our testing centers, and view your previous exam registration and participation records.  To schedule your pest exam please click on the link below.

Commercial and Structural Pest Management Testing System

ACCUPLACER Placement Test

The Career Services testing lab hosts NGTC's ACCUPLACER placement testing.  ACCUPLACER is an untimed, computerized test that helps our college evaluate your skills and place you into appropriate courses.  If it applies to the student, the ACCUPLACER test is a part of NGTC's Admission process. For more information about ACCUPLACER and how it applies to your admission please click on the link below.

ACCUPLACER testing

Career Services Center Hours of Operation

An appointment with Career Services is encouraged to ensure availability.  For appointments contact Patrick Ledford at 706-754- 7728, pledford@northgatech.edu.

Contact Information

Patrick Ledford
Career Placement and Development Director
706-754-7728
Mon-Thurs 7:30 am - 6:00 pm