Careers Archive

Chemical Process Operations

One-year certificate packs employment punch “I was amazed that one-year of school could land me what I think is the perfect job.” That’s how Northeast State graduate Jodi Chambers described her recent success in the job market

Run the numbers

Accounting adds up to career opportunities As an interpreter for the numbers language of business, an accountant tracks the financial records of business from assets to taxes. Northeast State alumnus Tim Crigger, ’14, speaks that language quite

Wanted: Network Warriors

Computer Science program trains cyber security analysts The guardians of the cyber realm arm themselves with biometrics and encryption tools to protect the kingdoms. Northeast State Community College trains these e-warriors with the tools for combat in

The Science and Art of Criminal Justice

As gatekeepers of law and order in society, criminal justice majors study the science and technical aspects of crime, the methods of punishment, and the measures of both on society as a whole. The Criminal Justice program

Ready, Willing, and Able: Grant to help students boost job-hunting skills

It always helps to have an edge in the job market. Northeast State stands ready to give students that edge with a recent $150,000 grant to support advanced technology workforce training opportunities throughout Northeast Tennessee. The funding

Answering the Call

When emergencies happen, EMTs and Paramedics make the difference When we need help the most, emergency medical technicians and paramedics are the ones we call. They make a life or death difference when car wrecks, heart attacks, strokes,

It’s More than Just Paint: The many repair roles of Auto Body Technicians

Instructor Roger Byington likes to joke that his students will probably develop obsessive-compulsive disorder while taking Northeast State’s Auto Body Collision/Repair classes. “I want them to develop professionalism and integrity, so they’re precise and critical of themselves

What are Soft Skills and Why are They So Important?

Sometimes the best tools for your career are those that you gain outside of the rigors of the classroom. Known simply as soft skills, they are the abilities and traits that relate to personality, attitude, and behavior.

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program at Northeast State puts you on track with one of today’s most promising careers. The College’s Advanced Technologies Division offers three A.A.S. degrees in Industrial Technology with concentrations in Automotive Service, Automotive Body/Collision

Getting a Fair Shake

Career fairs offer the best in multi-tasking and networking. Just think: where else could you talk to all kinds of employers, get career advice, and put your resume into the hands of people who have a say

Returning to College?

Marquita Tittle, director of Career Services at Northeast State, says an adult who has spent years in the workforce should not feel intimidated about returning to college.  A significant percentage of Northeast State students are non-traditionals and

Curtain Rises on Entertainment Technology

Northeast State’s Business Technologies Division has announced the addition of a technical certificate program in Entertainment Technology – Sound and Lighting.  The 24 credit hour program will offer classes starting in fall 2014. Courses for the Entertainment

Coca-Cola Loves Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner

Northeast State graduates Olivia Orten and Nikki Sumner, both of Kingsport, were named Coca-Cola scholars for 2014. Orten earned the New Century Scholar honor and Sumner received the Silver Scholar award. It was the first time two

Get Moving with Accelerated Business Administration Cohort

Northeast State will expand its NextStep program offerings in fall 2014 with an accelerated associate of science degree in Business Administration. The program is a two-day-a-week, five-semester program that offers the opportunity to complete the degree in

College, Bell Helicopter announce educational collaboration

Northeast State Community College (NeSCC) and Bell Helicopter Piney Flats have announced an educational collaboration to develop the next generation of aircraft technicians and aviation professionals. Bell Helicopter Piney Flats training instructors will act in an advisory