Institutional Research & Effectiveness

QEP – A Student Education Empowerment Kit (SEEK)

Your destination awaits SEEK imageA Quality Enhancement Plan is a campus-wide initiative that focuses on improving student learning, knowledge, values or skills. Our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) focuses on career planning with the end goal of helping you complete your educational journey and prepare for your desired career field. Our QEP will develop your career knowledge through research, writing, counseling, business networking and online career resources.

To help you in navigating the resources and finding your career path, the College has developed a Student Education Empowerment Kit (SEEK). Let this travel guide lead and assist you in your career development, so you can make the most of your journey here at Rowan-Cabarrus!

Participate in one or more connections to explore your prospective career field. See how many connections you can make!
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Connection 1

ENG 111 Career Exploration Research Writing

This connection will give you the opportunity to explore your prospective career options in a comprehensive written assignment assigned in ENG 111.

Connection 2

Career Counseling

Career Services provides career counseling to current and potential students. It also provides tools and information for you to be successful in your job search with resume reviews, interview feedback and labor market information. You can also take personality tests and career interest inventories to identify fields that best suit your personality, values and interests. For additional information, please visit the Student Advocacy Services website.

Contact a member of Career Services should you have any questions:

  • Misty Moler – Advisor in Student Wellness Center
  • Gail Cummins – Advisor in Academic & Career Advising Center
  • Tammara Walker – Advisor in Academic & Career Advising Center

Connection 3

Work-Based Learning

Gain hands-on experience, network with employers and build your resume! The application process is easy and fast. Contact us now for an appointment.

Did you know that 85 percent of employers who host co-op/intern students are seeking future employees? Students who intern are invited to interview as opposed to students with just a degree who have no hands-on experience on their resume.

You can:

  • Gain hands-on experience in your major
  • Earn credit hours (in some majors, can replace an elective)
  • Build your resume
  • Increase your marketability
  • Network with employers
  • Even secure a job!

The process is easy and fast! Contact us now for an appointment:

  • Dottie Moore – Director in Work-Based Learning
  • Hanif Miller – Coordinator in Work-Based Learning

Virtual Employment Resources Center (VERC)

This connection will give you one-stop access to faculty and staff-selected career resources to help you prepare for your career. Access is easy! Simply log into your Blackboard account and locate the “My Courses” section; there you will find the “Virtual Employment Resources Center (VERC).”