College & Career Night

Attend our annual College & Career Night.

Jamestown Community College and the Chautauqua County Counselors Association annually host College & Career Night on JCC’s Jamestown Campus. Admission is free. For additional information, call 716.338.1001. The 2014 College & Career Night will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the PHED.

Over 100 college and career professionals are available to speak with interested students, parents, and other community residents during the event.

Sample Questions

You will find your conversations with College & Career Night representatives to be more productive if you think about the questions you'd like to ask ahead of time.

For career representatives

  • What are your work responsibilities?
  • What are your typical work hours?
  • Could you describe your work setting?
  • What are some ways of getting trained for this career?
  • Is special licensing required?
  • What personal qualities are needed?
  • What school subjects would help?
  • What is the salary range?
  • What do you like and dislike about the job?
  • What is the employment outlook? Locally? Nationally?
  • How is the occupation likely to be affected by technology or change?
  • What are some related occupations?
  • What are the opportunities for growth within this field?

For college representatives

  • Do you have a specific program in my area of interest?
  • What are the annual costs of attending your college or university?
  • Could you describe the community in which you are located?
  • What are the admission requirements?
  • Is special licensing required?
  • What percentage of students graduating with degrees in my area of interest find related employment?
  • What are the special features of your college or university (financial aid, campus activities, athletics, etc.)?
  • What are the deadlines for submitting an application?

Last year's 37th College & Career Night featured representatives from:

Colleges
Alfred University, Allegheny College, Baldwin Wallace University, Bryant & Stratton College, Clarion University, Clarkson University, Daemen College, D’Youville College, Edinboro University, Excelsior College, Fairmont State University, Gannon University, Hilbert College, Houghton College, Indiana University of PA, Ithaca College, Jamestown Business College, Johnson & Wales University, Kent State University, Keuka College, LECOM, Le Moyne College, Mansfield University, Medaille College, Mercyhurst University, Nazareth College, Niagara University, Ohio Northern University, Paul Smith's College, Penn State, St. Bonaventure University, St. John Fisher College, Slippery Rock University, SUNY Alfred State College, SUNY Brockport, SUNY Buffalo State College, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Empire State College, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Morrisville, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Oswego, SUNY University at Albany, SUNY University at Buffalo, Thiel College, University of Mount Union, University of Pittsburgh @ Bradford, Westminster College

Careers
Accounting, Activities Coordination, Advertising/Marketing, Architecture, Art, Aviation, Banking, Biotechnology, Business Development & Ownership, Chef, Chemistry, Chiropractic, Computer Programming, Computer Support Technician, Conservation/Law Enforcement, Construction Trades, Corrections, Counseling/Mental, Health, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Dietetics, Drafting/Design/CAD, Electrical Construction, Energy Careers, Engineering, Environmental Science, Financial Planning, Firefighting, Foreign Languages, Forensic Science, Forestry, Funeral Directing, Health Care Administration, Heavy Equipment Operation, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Insurance, Law Enforcement-City, Law Enforcement-Sheriff, Law Enforcement-State, Law/Paralegal, Library/Information Science, Massage Therapy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Music, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Office Technology, Optometry, Paramedic/EMS, Pharmacy, Photography, Physician, Physician Assistant, Probation, Psychology, Public Relations, Radio Professions, Radiologic Technology, Social Work, Special Education, Speech Pathology/Audiology, Sports Medicine/Physical Therapy, Teaching, Teaching – Physical Education, Television Professions, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Technician, Vocational Trades, Web Design, Welding, Writing/Journalism