The Office of Career and Transition Services

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The Office of Career and Transition Services (OCATS) helps people connect education and training to success in the “real world.” Career Coaches are available to guide you into a successful career path – that includes connecting job-seekers to employers and conducting workshops on resumes, interviewing, and other important work readiness skills. Contact OCATS to see if you qualify.

  • Marjorie Lampkin, Coordinator, Office of Career and Transitional Services, 804-333-6825
  • Theresa Sirles, 804-435-8973, Program Manager
  • Dr. Ebony Lynch, 804-333-6735,  Career Coach
  • Dave Schneider, 804-333-6864,  Career Coach
  • Diane Luttrell, 804-435-8970, OCATS Specialist
  • Sherry Grantham, 804-333-6829, Adult Ed Regional Specialist
  • Jean White, 804-333-6818, WIOA Career Specialist
  • Stephen Taylor, 804-758-6745, WIOA Career Specialist

We offer the following services:

Career Coaches

RCC Career Coaches provide one-on-one and group services to assist in career exploration and planning and/or work readiness and employment placement. Services provided include:

  • Educational Planning
  • Career Assessments: STRONG Interest Inventory, Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment, Personal Career Development Profile (PCDP)
  • Assistance with admissions
  • Assistance with RCC technology: myRCC, Alert, Canvas, Navigate, SIS, student email and distance learning
  • Assistance with financial aid applications: FAFSA and scholarships
  • Referrals to other RCC or community programs: WIOA, Student Support Services, VEC, Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Service Board
  • Enrollment in Virginia Workforce Connection (VaWC)- Online Jobs Portal for the Commonwealth
  • Work Readiness Workshops
  • Resume development
  • Job search assistance
  • Assistance with employment placement
  • Follow-up services