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 Care​er 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

Career Exploration

Salary Surfer

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 occupa​tional 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.

Decision-Making Tool

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

Let's Get Started!

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:

Attend Orientation

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.


Janina Espinoza 

Co-Op Ed. Work Experience/Employment Coordinator

Career Coach

As a college student you must select an educational path/goal to work towards. Do you know your path? Check out MyPath: Career Coach to browse programs, take a career quiz, and start your path! Start here!