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Career Services

Career Planning

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) advisors offer career services to help you with decision making and career planning. The extra time and effort you take now can pay off with a lifetime of job satisfaction and income. Career planning involves learning about yourself, exploring different careers, and using tools and resources to help you find your niche — the best career fit for your unique talents, abilities, skills, personality, interests and values.

If you’re undecided about your major and your future, or you’re making a career change, contact an advisor and use the links below to begin your career search.

Career Services

CFNC offers a free career planning guide to help you match your personality, interests, values and abilities with over 900 careers.
Career One Stop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, offers employment information, inspiration and helpful tools for job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals, including links to ONET and the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
COA’s WBL offers you a way to gain direct experience in your field of study while earning college credit. If you’re pursuing an Associate in Applied Science or a diploma program, we encourage you to participate in WBL to enhance your training and job search.

Pasquotank County

111 Jordan Plaza
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
[email protected]

Chowan County

118 Blades Street
Edenton, NC 27932
[email protected]

Dare County

2522 S. Croatan Highway
Milepost 10.5
PO Box 757
Nags Head, NC 27959
[email protected]

Chasity Pailin, MBA

(W): 252.621.6352
(E): [email protected]

NC Works Career Development Center

COA – Elizabeth City: AE Building

Visit the center to access career assessments, career guidance/counseling, resume assistance, interview skills, funding for training and job search assistance. Workshops will also be available at the center. The center is open to students and the public.

For more information, call NC Works at 252-621-6350 or Kelvin Brown at 252-335-0821 ext. 2243.

NC Works is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. Dial 711 to place a free relay call in North Carolina.


  • Brown, Kelvin

  • Academic and Career Advisor

  • COA – Elizabeth City: AE 109

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2243