Central Piedmont provides a comprehensive set of resources to help students and community members reach their career goals.
For Central Piedmont College Level Curriculum Students and Alumni
Central Piedmont Career Services is committed to helping students and graduates successfully navigate the transition from college to career. Career Services provides holistic career counseling to promote lifelong career development and job search skills by establishing collaborative relationships with students, graduates, faculty, and employers.
A large part of being able to find employment after graduation is getting experience while you are in classes. See the Workplace Learning department for information about gaining experience through internships (paid and unpaid), work-based learning classes (internships for class credit) and apprenticeships (jobs paired with in-depth training at Central Piedmont).
For All Charlotte Community Members
The Small Business Center supports entrepreneurship, small business training, and economic development through innovative continuing education programs to help entrepreneurs start a business, grow a business, or keep pace with the ever-changing small business environment. Services are open to the Charlotte community.
Courses are available to strengthen career skills and make job a more competitive job seeker. These courses are often short-term and focused so individuals can take them while they are working or they can get back to their job search quickly. Also included, are an extensive array of courses that help gain the professional certifications necessary to enter or grow in competitive fields.
Whether the goal is to attain a high school credential, take courses in English as a Second Language, gain first work experiences, or simply to upgrade skills, College and Career Readiness courses combine job skills with career support and assistance. Visit the College and Career Readiness website to see all programs to help jump start a career.