Career Services

The Career Services Office helps you explore your personal, academic and professional interests throughout your academic career at Northwest State and beyond.

Centered on supporting students and alumni, the Career Services Office delivers information on effective resume writing, interview skills, job search techniques through classroom presentations, workshops and on campus events.

To find the resources that best suit your needs please select one of the following:


As a current (or future) NSCC student, you have many important decisions to face. Based on your particular student type, the following resources can help make these decisions easier.

Career Community

Congratulations on all of your academic success! Career Services can help you throughout your career experience by providing access to job and career information and opportunities.

Thank you for supporting our students. Northwest State is proud to be a part of your company’s success by connecting you with our graduates. Here’s how you can be a part of their journey: (?)

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Mike Jacobs

Career Services Guidance


Focus2 is a dynamic tool that can be used throughout all stages of your education and career planning process. Students can benefit from the self-assessment tool, which allows them to explore majors that match their interests and support their career goals. Alumni can utilize Focus2 to make career plans, learn about career growth options, plan for advanced education and more. Get started by creating an account. Use college access code “NSCC.”


Small Business Development Center

Mission: Accelerate Ohio’s economy by helping people start, sustain and grow their businesses! The Northwest State Small Business Development Center is located in B114 on Northwest State’s Archbold Campus. Since 2016, the SBDC has offered individualized, confidential advising and entrepreneurial training programs to current and prospective small business owners in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams Counties. Services are typically free of charge, although some workshops and seminars may require a fee.