Career Development

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    Welcome to Carroll's Career Development Center!

    The Career Development Center views career development and planning as a lifelong  process. We are here to help you focus on your career needs, develop a plan to achieve your goals and prepare for the changing employment market. Assessment, individual counseling as well as workshops, career events, classroom presentations and connections with employers are available.

    The development of your career is a process of choices, decisions and learning through a series of steps. Get started by viewing the GOALS plan and contacting the Career Development Center for further assistance.

    Create your GOALS:

    G - Gain Self Awareness through assessment

    O - Discover Options and Explore Careers

    A - Acquiring Experience

    LLaunch the career with job search

    S - Sum it up with a career plan

    Online Interests Assessment

    Focus 2 is the online assessment measuring interests, skills, values and goals. This resource provides information to select relevant majors and careers. Access Focus 2 by:

    • Click on first time user
    • Access Code: CareerStart
    • Create Account: Save password and user ID

    This resource lets you assess your interests, skills, values and goals to help you select the right major as you plan your career.  Once registered take recommended assessment of interests, abilities and values as well as academic strengths. 

    As you review your results, you may be surprised by some of the identified job titles and by those that do not appear, yet interest you. Don’t worry! You can still search for the majors/careers of interest. You do not have to enter a career that does not interest you, even if it appears on the list.

    Explore your Options

    Use your Self-Assessment results to start exploring your options.