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Career and Academic Advisement Services

How QCC Southbridge can help...

Advising and Career Planning:

  • Can help you decide which QCC program of study is best for you
  • Provide career counseling and information on careers associated with QCC programs of study
  • Interpret your placement scores
  • Assist with registration for courses
  • Provide information on important resources


All new students are required to take the Placement Test before registering for English, math and courses requiring a prerequisite of English or math. Most of the test is not timed and the majority of the questions are multiple-choice. It is very important to study before you take the test. 

Transfer Services

If your goal is to transfer to another college or university for a Bachelor's degree, it's never too early to learn about what is involved and how to prepare. Basic information on transfer planning, including steps to getting started and the transfer application process, will be provided. Get started by checking out the transfer office website: For more information, contact Dan de la Torre at 508.854.4404 or by email at: ddelatorre [at]

Career Placement Services

  • Can assist with identifying career opportunities
  • Find up-to-date information on the latest job market trends
  • Can assist with acquiring work experience in your field through internships, co-ops and service learning opportunities

The Career Placement Services office provides assistance with developing the job search skills to successfully transition from school to work, such as resume and job interview preparation and on-line job board skills. The office also assists students who are interested in gaining credit for prior learning, workplace experience and training. For more information, contact Career Placement at 508.854.4439 or by email at: careerservices [at]

WTI (Section 30, Trade, ITA) Advising:

For those students who are unemployed, this office offers assistance with completing your Section 30 (or other Workforce Central) application; understanding your career choices; helping you select a QCC certificate or degree program; planning your program of study at QCC; and finding the appropriate college resources to help you succeed. For more information, contact Diane Levinson at 508.854.4594 or by email at: dlevinson [at]

To make an appointment with Career and Academic Advisement Services, please contact QCC Southbridge Front Desk at 508.453.3800. Walk-ins are welcome!

Visist the Southbridge Calendar for more Advising, Testing, Career Placement and Transfer events.