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Career Services (Counseling, Résumé, Interviewing)

Career Services (Counseling, Résumé, Interviewing)

Summary

Overview of the career counseling, résumé-writing, and interview preparation resources available for students and non-students

Overview

General information about our Career Services is available on our website. That page also has useful links for additional topics.

Career counseling services are offered at no charge. If you are under 18 years old, you are strongly encouraged to do a basic application to A-B Tech first, which you can do at abtech.edu/apply.

Career Services Appointments

To schedule an in person or virtual (Zoom) appointment, visit abtech.edu/careers or email careerservices@abtech.edu.

Non-Students

  • Non-curriculum (Continuing Education) students or other members of the community can find career services through the STEP (Skills Training Employment Program) Career Resource Center (formerly known as “Job Club”), and it is a resource for job seekers! 

    The STEP Career Resource Center (SCRC) is a place for local job seekers to gain one-on-one assistance with their job search. Additional assistance is available with creating résumés/cover letters, practicing interviewing skills and completing online job applications.

    The SCRC is located in room ML08 of the Edington Center, at 133 Livingston Street in Asheville. The SCRC is open with limited hours due to COVID-19. if you need to make an appointment, contact Cynthia Conboy at cynthiacconboy@abtech.edu or (828) 239-3559 for more information.
    SCRC flyer

  • If you are a Food and Nutrition Services recipient in Buncombe County and under the age of 60, the STEP program can help you find a job, get a better job, obtain skills training, or earn a GED at no cost to you. Information Sessions and Orientations are held in the Buncombe County Health and Human Services building. The address is 40 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801. For more information on STEP, call (828) 250-5591 or email stepprogram@buncombecounty.org.

  • Madison County residents can contact the NCWorks Career Center at our Madison Site, (828) 772-0864 or email ncworksmadison@abtech.edu.

Job Board

We use an online tool called Career Coach where local employers can post jobs they are looking to fill.

Below is a link to the front-facing part of Career Coach where students/members of the public can search through job postings. 

Career Coach: Current Job Postings 

 

Key Words: resume, cover letter, interview skills, interview, interviewing, career counseling services, job, Job Board, workshop, STEP program, job club
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