About Us

MISSION:  Career Services at Middlesex Community College envisions career development as a life-long learning process. Through self-assessment, thoughtful career exploration, experiential learning and the implementation of a career action plan, our program seeks to inspire students and alumni in learning about meaningful career paths. Through engagement with employers, faculty and professional affiliations we strive to prepare students to contribute to a global workforce.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate self-awareness and clearly articulate their career options and goals
  • Distinguish and apply skills, tools, and resources to help them at their stage of career development and workforce preparation
  • Review prior learning and its connection to their career development
  • Identify next steps in their career planning and development
  • Exhibit career readiness through the use of tools and guidance

Karen James, Assistant Director

Phone: (781) 280-3639
Email: jamesk@middlesex.mass.edu
Karen's biography


Catherine Cosgrove, Coordinator of Career Planning

Phone: (978) 656-3224
Email:  cosgrovec@middlesex.mass.edu
Catherine's biography



The Offices of Civic & Service-Learning and Career Development are pleased to welcome Jessica Feiner as the part-time Program Specialist for Experiential Learning. Jessica graduated from Merrimack College in May where she completed her fellowship in the Office of Student Involvement. While there, Jessica worked closely with student affinity groups such as transfers, commuters, and veteran students. She is excited to join our team and looks forward to building meaningful connections with MCC students. Her enthusiasm to provide support and guidance to help students reach their academic and personal goals will be a great addition to our offices. 

Last Modified: 9/18/19