Build Your Career Skills Today! 

At NOCE, you will get resources and strategies to launch your career. Join our career readiness and skills workshops. Get one on one training through the Career Skills and Resource Lab.

A Career Resource Center instructor helping a student

The Career Skills & Resource Lab will be available this 2023 Spring semester. You do NOT need to schedule an appointment to utilize the lab. You can walk in during hours of operation. 

One-on-one assistance is available in-person only Monday – Thursday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Virtual assistance is available Tuesdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Career Skills and Resource Lab Services

Students will receive in-person assistance with the following:

  • Canvas and Online Learning
  • Computer Skills Improvement
  • Resume and Cover Letters
  • Employability Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Creating a LinkedIn account 
  • Interview Preparation
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search Techniques
  • Online Job Applications
  • Career/Employment Opportunities
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning

Career Skills & Resource Lab staff and faculty are available to assist this 2023 Spring semester Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Anaheim Campus, Room 606 (6th floor). We are closed on Fridays, weekends, and holidays. 

If you’re only taking online courses, you can sign up for the Virtual Career Skills and Resource Lab course and you will receive the same services offered in-person.

In the Career Skills & Resource Lab students have access to the following:

  • Students have access to CTE textbooks, and laptops while in the lab.
  • Student can print a maximum of 10 pages per day.
  • Students will learn more about other online resources such as LinkedIn, Canvas, Zoom, Portfolium, NOCECareerConnect (the online job board), etc.
  • Students can work on and complete homework and lab assignments from certificate programs.
  • Students can work on:
    • Learn classroom skills for success.
    • Computer skill improvement.
    • Industry skill improvement.
    • Employability skills.

Workshops will be held weekly. When you register for a virtual workshop(s), you will receive an email with a Zoom meeting invite the evening prior to the workshop. 

For more workshop information please scroll down the page to see the workshop schedule and how to register!

Student Online Learning Resources


Are you looking for a job and do not know where to start?

The NOCE Career Skills and Resource Lab can help you get started with your job search. Welcome to the NOCECareerConnect, our new online job board. This is a free platform for current and existing students that allows you to do the following:

  • View and apply for current job openings.
  • Upload your resume to apply for jobs.
  • Attend virtual recruiting events.
  • Receive workshop notifications from the Career Resource Center staff.
  • Improve your interviewing skills through the virtual mock interview module

Check out NOCECareerConnect

Login and get started today!

VMock Resume Review Platform

The Career Skills and Resource Lab is excited to introduce a new resume review tool called VMock.

This online tool provides students with valuable feedback on how to improve their resumes.

Before you get started, here are a few tips:

  • Must have a completed professional resume with the following elements:
    • Contact Information (e-mail address and phone number)
    • Summary of Qualifications
    • Work and/or Volunteer Experience
    • Education
    • Skills
  • A resume should have a chronological or functional style.
  • The resume must be in PDF format.
  • The file must not be larger than 2MB
  • The resume should be a maximum of 4 pages.
  • Feel comfortable navigating online platforms

Get started with VMock

Improve your resume today!

Note: VMock gives you an overall score on your resume and then breaks down the percentage into 3 different categories. The score is meant to help you focus on sections that need improving. VMock will offer suggestions to help you create a strong and noticeable resume.

Career Launch Academy

Career Launch Academy logo

What is Career Launch Academy?

Career Launch Academy is an advanced personalized coaching program. This program is designed to provide students with job searching techniques, develop new connections, learn how to set up and conduct career conversations and turn those conversations into jobs or internships.

Students will have access to daily online videos, a student workbook that contains templates, strategies, and tips, as well as weekly group coaching sessions.

This is a 6-week online program, and it only requires 20 minutes every day of your time.  

Need more information?

For more information about the Career Launch Academy, please visit the Career Launch Academy’s Program details page.

Sign Up Today!

Register for the 2023 Spring program.

Workshops & Events

Workshops will be held virtually through Zoom and in-person in the Career Skills and Resource Lab at the Anaheim Campus, Room 606 (6th floor). Students who register for the virtual workshops will receive an e-mail with Zoom meeting details the evening before the workshop.

DatesTimeEvent Title & InfoEvent Location
Friday, January 13, 202311:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.New CTE Student Welcome Workshop (Virtual)
Learn about available NOCE resources and study tips that will help you succeed in your courses.
Tuesday, January 17, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.New CTE Student Welcome Workshop (Virtual)
Learn about available NOCE resources and study tips that will help you succeed in your courses.
Wednesday, January 18, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.How to Use Canvas (Virtual)
Learn how to use Canvas and how to upload your assignments to be successful in your online course(s).
Thursday, January 19, 202312 p.m. – 1 p.m.How to Use Canvas (Virtual)
Learn how to use Canvas and how to upload your assignments to be successful in your online course(s).
Tuesday, January 24, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.How to Access Your NOCE Student Email (Virtual)
Learn how to access your student email, reset and change your password.
Wednesday, January 25, 20225 p.m. – 6 p.m.Introduction to Career Skills and Resource Lab (Virtual)
Learn about services to help you in your current classes and resources to help you prepare for the workforce.
Thursday, January 26, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Resume Writing Hosted by Disneyland Resort (Virtual)
Learn from Disney professionals how to write a winning resume.
Tuesday, January 31, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.21st Century Skills: Adaptability (Virtual)
Learn about the importance of adaptability skills in the workplace.
Thursday, February 2, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Acing the Interview Hosted by Disneyland Resort (Virtual)
Learn from a Disney professional how to prepare for an interview.
Thursday, February 9, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Heart of the Magic (Virtual)
Meet Disneyland Resort professionals and learn about their journey as well as current job openings.
Wednesday, February 15, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Got Goals? (Virtual)
Learn how to set both short and long-term goals to help you create the life you want.
Thursday, February 16, 202312 p.m. – 5 p.m.Disney Day Hiring Event (In-Person)
Get ready to join the Disney team at the “Happiest Place on Earth.”
AC Room 606
Tuesday, February 21, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.How to Manage your Time Wisely (Virtual)
Learn how to use time management skills to lead a more productive and rewarding life.
Wednesday, February 22, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.21st Century Skills: Collaboration (Virtual)
Learn the importance of collaborating and working as a team in the workplace.
Tuesday, February 28, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Creating your Personal Brand: How to Enhance your Online Reputation (Virtual)
Learn what a personal brand is and why it is an important part of your career journey.
Wednesday, March 8, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Resume Writing (Virtual)
Learn how to use VMock platform as a tool for developing and reviewing your resume.
Thursday, March 9, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.LinkedIn 101 Boot Camp Series: Building your Brand (Virtual)
Learn how to create a LinkedIn account and build an eye-catching “Profile” that can help you build your professional network.
Tuesday, March 14, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Cover Letter (Virtual)
Learn how to market yourself by learning how to write an effective cover letter.
Thursday, March 16, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.LinkedIn 102 Boot Camp Series: Sharing your Career Story (Virtual)
Learn how to build the “About”, “Work”, “Education”, and “Skills” sections of LinkedIn to attract recruiters and hiring managers.
Tuesday, March 28, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Career Conversations (Virtual)
Learn how to have career conversations with professionals.
Wednesday, March 29, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.21st Century Skills: Digital Literacy (Virtual)
Learn what digital literacy is and why you need digital skills in the workplace.
Thursday, March 30, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.LinkedIn 103 Boot Camp Serie: Utilizing Tools and Features (Virtual)
Learn how to navigate tools and features to help enhance your LinkedIn profile experience.
Thursday, April 6, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.LinkedIn 104 Boot Camp Series: Enhancing your LinkedIn Experience (Virtual)
Learn about LinkedIn Learning courses and how to earn skills certificates.
Tuesday, April 11, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Networking and Elevator Pitch: Build Your Career (Virtual)
Learn how best to meet and network with professionals. You will also have a chance to start crafting your own creative elevator pitch.
Wednesday, April 12, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.How to Fill Out a Job Application (Virtual)
Learn how to complete and submit an online job application.
Tuesday, April 18, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Stress Management Techniques (Virtual)
Learn how to best get through finals with some great tips to keep your stress level down.
Thursday, April 20, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.21st Century Skills: Analysis/Solution Mindset (Virtual)
Learn the importance of having a solution mindset at work.
Tuesday, April 25, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.Applying for Jobs using NOCECareerConnect (Virtual)
Learn how to access NOCECareerConnect, an online job board, to search and apply for jobs.
Thursday, April 27, 20235 p.m. – 6 p.m.After NOCE: Transition to College (Virtual)
Learn what you need to know to attend college and what resources you can use for a smooth transition.

These workshops are designed to give students an opportunity to develop professional relationships, acquire new ideas, and improve skills, as well as provide current and relevant job market information to those looking for employment.