Career Development and Employability

Mitchell Community College is partnering with Iredell Ready, GoodWill Career Connections,  NC Works, College Central Network and others  to provide career guidance and job search assistance. 

Iredell Ready
Iredell Ready is an initiative designed to help students and residents, K-12 through retirement, identify the opportunities to pursue their individual career pathways and gainful employment with industry.   Explore the website to discover opportunities available  in Iredell County.

Goodwill Career Connections  
Get a job interview, make a great impression, and land the job you want! Take advantage of career coaching and resume workshops, and be ready when opportunity knocks.  Search current job postings.   The Career Connection Center is located in Statesville.
For more information:   Contact: Michel Johnston,,  (704) 873-5005 ext. 11423

NC Works  
If you are looking for a job or wanting to update skills that make you a more marketable candidate,    Services available: resumé assistance, interview coaching, basic computer skills training and other job search/career service. Search current job postings in the area.  

These Workshops are offered via WebEx at 11:00 on a rotating T-Th schedule:

  • NCWorks Navigation
  • Resume Development
  • Centralina Career Headlight Tutorial
  • LinkedIn
  • Interviewing
  • Got a job?  Keep a Job!

For more information call 855-629-6757.

Download the New Centralina Workforce Development Board NC Works mobile app for the latest workshop information and current job openings.   NC Works App available on Google Play or iPhone App Store. 

College Central Network    
This free job search tool is available for students, alumni, community and employers. 

Employers are encouraged to list open positions with GoodWill Career Connections, NC Works and College Central Network.

Iredell County Edge Factor  
Learn about exciting career opportunities in Iredell County. 

Follow this link and scroll toward the bottom of the page to see videos featuring Iredell County companies 
New videos are added frequently. 

Edge Factor is an on-line educational digital platform that  showcases careers.   

NC Careers  
North Carolina has programs and resources to connect students to their career passions.   You can find career assessments, reality check and more at (opens in new window)

O*Net OnLine  
Tool for career exploration and job analysis.
Find detailed descriptions for work, job descriptions, key words for resumes and more. 

NC 211  
NC 211 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Families and individuals can dial 2-1-1 or 1-888-892-1162 to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services and resources within their community.


Hedy Ryerson-Hedrick, Occupational Extension Coordinator