Career Assessments: Students can utilize assessments to help identify their values, interests, skills and aptitude, as well as their personality.
Career Guidance: Students can obtain assistance in career exploration/development.
Career Planning Resources: Students can access a variety of career planning guides and materials online.
Virtual Career Planner
Step 1: Self Assessment
Explore your unique attributes through a variety of self-assessment inventories on strengths, values, interests, personality, working environments, and life styles.
Career Assessment Tools
Mypath: Career Coach
Take a Career Assessment and learn how your interest match a career/major.
California Career Zone
Discover yourself. Take a quick personality, interest and values assessment.
Human Metrics (Personality Types)
Identify your personality type by taking the FREE Human metrics personality assessment.
Step 2: Explore Careers & Majors
Learn how much recent California Community College graduate earnings are based on degrees and certificates.
RoadTrip Nation Get ready for awesome career exploration to find your career. Listen to students like you in search of their own career journey.
California Career Zone This site will provide the following information: Explore Industry Sectors, Certificates, Colleges and Field of Study.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Obtain wage & employment trends and occupational requirements.
Occupational Information Network –This occupational network database provides detailed information on more than 200 occupations.
You will need to register on-line to use this site. Contact a counselor to obtain the Site Code. Eureka provides information on college majors, descriptions of occupations and much more.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Department of Labor publishes current Occupational Outlooks for over 200 occupations.
Step 3: How to Make a Decision
Think About And Evaluate Your Choices From Different Perspectives.
When making decisions, it helps to think about and evaluate your choices from different perspectives. The link below will guide you through this process.
Prep Step is an interactive site which will provide career preparation and guidance to achieve your career goals.
Step 4: Create an Action Plan
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Steps To Prepare For A Career Choice
Begin with a brief overview of the programs and services available at Evergreen Valley College. This is also the first step for priority registration to allow you to register early and get the courses you need to achieve your career goals. To be eligible, you must complete the following 2 requirements:
Check with the Counseling Department for orientation workshop dates. Learn about financial aid, registration, tutoring services, types of degrees/programs, extracurricular activities and more.
Visit the Orientation Information page:
Develop an Educational Plan with a Counselor
Developing an educational plan will save you time and keep you on track to transfer and graduate. Schedule an appointment with a Counselor to identify course requirements for your major. Protip: Consult a Counselor each semester to update your Student Ed. Plan and stay on track.
Schedule a Counseling Appointment.