Did you know the average person changes jobs every four years? The dynamic and fluid job market of the 21st century provides incredible opportunities as our interests and needs change. But with these opportunities there can sometimes be confusion over which path to choose, and then how to pursue these career choices.

The NSCC Career Services Office provides assistance with career decision making and job placement; occupational information, job postings and computer software. For more information, contact Mike Jacobs at 419.267.1330 or


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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.