Career Counseling

Career Technical Education (CTE) programs

Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions a person can make. Career Counseling professionals are available to assist you in choosing a career that will match your interests, skills, values, and personality.

  • Career Counseling
  • Career choice
  • Career change
  • Utilization of resources for career exploration
  • Referrals to other agencies or practitioners

Career planning is an organized step-by-step plan that generates clarity, confidence, and excitement.
The following steps are recommended as you start your journey towards a career and major selection.


Self Assessment: Find out who you are and what you want


Exploration: Find out more about the world of work
and your educational path


Decision Making: Analyze occupational, academic
and career information

  • Begin to define your specific career goals and discuss with others
  • Identify, evaluate and branch your options by sharing your plan with others

Academic Planning: Plan your path to compete in the
work place of tomorrow

  • Begin to define your specific educational path and career goals
  • Meet with a counselor in the Counseling/Special Programs and Transfer Center
  • Use Career Center resources
  • MySite-MAP (My Academic Plan)

Job and Career Search: Look for job experience
(jobs and internships)

  • Develop a job search plan of action.  This may include:
          Creating a cover letter and resumé
          Searching for specific practice interviewing
          Viewing job announcements (Gaucho jobs)