The Office of Career and Transition Services

Serving the Community — Be Educated » Trained » Employed

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, Director of the Office of Career and Transitional Services, 804-333-6825
  • Dr. Ebony Lynch, 804-333-6735,  Career Coach
  • Desmond Smith, 804-333-6831,  Career Coach

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: STRONGS Interest Inventory, Career Scope, 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: FAFSA and scholarships
  • Referrals to other RCC or community programs: WAYS, Student Support Services, SUCCESS, 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
  • Employment placement with local and state employers
  • Follow-up services