Careers & Alumni


Matt Dodd
Associate Dean/      Director of Career Services and Alumni Association

The North Coast College is committed to helping students and alumni achieve their career goals. We offer multiple resources to best help everyone, including career exploration seminars, industry professional speakers, internships, and career programing.

Students also have access to the Career Services Department for more personalized feedback. This department offers one-on-one career counseling, resume reviews, career strategy development and more.

A successful career for our students is how we measure our success.

Matthew Dodd

Associate Dean/
Director of Career Services and Alumni Association
careerservices@thencc.edu
216.221.8584

Success Story: Mike Kubinski

Mike is the Founder and Creative Director of the CLE Clothing Co. He graduated from The North Coast College (Virginia Marti College of Art and Design at the time) in 2007. He went on to found CLE Clothing Co. in 2011 where it is has continued to grow and flourish with locations in Downtown and University Circle. His work has earned him numerous accolades over the years:

  • Best Cleveland T-Shirt - Cleveland Magazine (2009, 2012-14)
  • Best of the Best - Cleveland Magazine (2014)
  • Best Brand - Go Media's Best of the Best Design Awards (2015)
  • Best Place to Buy a Piece of Cleveland - Cleveland Scene (2015)

CLE Clothing Co. is the perfect example of the success that can be achieved when great design and strong business knowledge converge.