Career Readiness and Success

Career Readiness and Success provides a wide range of personalized services for RCC students and alumni.

Our primary mission is to help students achieve the following:

  • Better understand their interests and abilities
  • Explore academic and career possibilities
  • Align educational and career goals
  • Gain experience through internships
  • Network with professionals
  • Write effective resume and cover letters
  • Learn interview techniques and practice
  • Acquire professional and interpersonal skills

Students and alumni are welcome to attend any of our career workshops.

It is the policy of Rockland Community College not to discriminate on basis of age, alienage, color, creed, disability, gender/sex, marital status, national origin, prior non-job related record of conviction, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status in its programs and activities.

FOCUS 2 – Career and Educational Planning System

FOCUS 2 is an online, interactive, self-guided career, major and education planning system. The system enables users to discover and learn about career options related to their personal attributes. Users learn to make realistic decisions about their goals and plans, how to self-manage their careers and the importance of adaptability in these times of change.

New Users

How to Set Up Your Focus 2 Account:

Return Users

Log into the account you already created.

Resume Writing Assistance

The Career Readiness & Success Department will hold resume workshops every Thursday from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the Technology Center, Room 8172, until the end of the semester.

Please join us to create or update your resume.

You will learn:

  • Resume Writing Skills
  • How to write a targeted resume
  • How to re-structure your resume
  • What employers look for

For more information, please contact:
Jessica Gilot, Senior Career Navigator, [email protected] or 845-574-4327
Sharada Brooks-Glenn, Interim Career Navigator, [email protected] or 845-574-4539