Free Career Exploration Program Offered at Northampton Community College

New Choices Program Begins January 28

BETHLEHEM, PA (01/09/2019) The New Choices Program at Northampton Community College (NCC) offers free classes that can help dislocated workers, single parents, displaced homemakers, and career changers figure out the next step during times of transition.

Come and explore career and educational possibilities, build confidence, identify skills, and get networking. Discover new pathways that lead to self-sufficiency and job satisfaction under the guidance of a dedicated program facilitator.

To quote one participant: "My experience of the New Choices class was a catalyst to a wonderful employment opportunity. I received great support and encouragement from the instructor and am thrilled to now be working in my field! I recommend this program without reservation to any individual seeking to discover their gifts and work purpose."

Topics that are covered in the program include:

Personal Development (specifically to build confidence) Skill Assessment Career Exploration (you want to do what?) Networking (a wonderful presentation on how to best do it) Job Search (the do's and don'ts) Resume and Cover letter writing (how to look really good on paper) Interviewing (every interview question you could possibly come across)

The next class begins 1/28 at NCC's Fowler Family Southside Center and runs through 2/21, Monday thru Thursday from 9-noon. To sign up, call or email Jane Pennington, program facilitator, at 610-332-6560 or

About Northampton Community College
With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton, and Monroe County, serving 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 42 countries and 25 states. For more information, or to apply, please visit