From NHCC Student, to NHCC Social Worker

From NHCC Student, to NHCC Social Worker

Alumna Julia Salinas Lands Dream Job at NHCC

What brought you to NHCC for college?

I graduated from Armstrong High School in 2008 and my plan was to attend a four-year university, but unfortunately at that time I could not afford it. Therefore, I looked into community colleges and chose NHCC because of its diversity, small campus and classroom size, and it was close to home.

How did NHCC prepare you for your career?

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

 

As part of a decades-long tradition, resident  NHCC Librarian Craig Larson has provided these reviews to the greater North Hennepin community. This is your Summer "It List" for 2020!

Survivor Song, by Paul Tremblay (published 2020):

For Computer Science Graduate, Patience and Persistence Pay Off

For Computer Science Graduate, Patience and Persistence Pay Off

Navigating college can be an exciting and sometimes overwhelming challenge, but just imagine moving here from Vietnam by yourself with little financial support and English as a second language. Well that’s just what 2016 computer science graduate Anh Duong did. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Vietnam, Duong wanted to pursue more education and a career in the United States. Her first stop was North Hennepin Community College. After a campus visit and meeting with a counselor, Duong says, “it was the right place for me.”

Paralegal Couple Finds Joy in Giving Back to the Place Where it All Started

Paralegal Couple Finds Joy in Giving Back to the Place Where it All Started

To read more paralegal testimonials visit: https://blog.nhcc.edu/tags/paralegal 

 

At NHCC, we find joy in sharing stories about our students and alumni. We look forward to hearing their NHCC experiences and discovering how their lives unfold after graduation. 

Paralegal Alum Credits Internship for Career Success

Paralegal Alum Credits Internship for Career Success

Michael Larson’s 13-year career as a paralegal may not have been the most conventional, but it’s proven to be rewarding in many ways, including his current role as Senior IP Litigation Paralegal at 3M. A 2007 graduate, Larson says “North Hennepin Community College gave me the necessary building blocks and skills to succeed, and an internship opportunity with one of the best law firms in the Twin Cities.”