Skip to main content

Campus Alert

Are you uncertain about your career path? Here are some sources to help you. You can also make an appointment to discuss your plan.

Online Career Assessment Tools

Career Coach

Career Coach is an online tool to explore your interests and career options. You can easily search industries to find occupational information. Discover pathways at Carroll for credit and non-credit programs to help you meet your career goals.

Access Career Coach now to get started! No login or sign up required, but you can create an account to save your results.

Focus 2 Career

Focus 2 Career is an online assessment tool measuring interests, skills, values and goals. This resource provides information to select relevant majors, compare your profile to careers and consider options.

How do I access Focus 2 Career?

  • Access Focus 2 and click Register. Your Access Code is “CareerStart”. Save your password and user ID.
  • Complete the interest, skills and values assessments. If you need help understanding your results, contact
  • Search information by job title or major, and compare two careers side by side.

Tools for Choosing a Path

What Can I Do With This Major?

To learn about options for majors, areas of employment, strategies for gaining experience and links to more connections about a chosen field, visit What Can I Do With This Major?

When searching for Maryland schools with a particular major, this site is useful.

Career Assessment & Planning Class

CAR 102 (Career Self Assessment and Planning) is a one-credit course that will give you knowledge about careers and assessment of interests, skills and values as related to career decisions.

CAR 103 Career/Employment Preparation. Career/Employment Preparation is a one-credit course that will help you create a professional portfolio and utilize effective employment research methods.

Search our course schedule to find the next time CAR 102 and CAR 103 are being offered.

Candid Career

Candid Career is an online platform that houses hundreds of videos on various careers. Each short video centers on a real person in a real role—talking about daily tasks, what they enjoy, networking tips, and how to get started. Take part in this virtual job shadowing and see what career might be for you!

Help with Career Choices Workshops

Need some help with your career choice? Let us help you with an overview of resources and possible next steps to help you develop a plan. Sessions are FREE and offered on a monthly basis. Once registered, you will be contacted to schedule a date and time. Call 410-386-8100 to sign up or

College Open Houses

Discover why Carroll Community College is the #1 choice for county residents to start their bachelor’s degree, certify a skill or earn a credential to advance their career. Explore short-term career training, associates degrees and transfer programs while engaging with faculty and staff from across the College.

Sign up now to attend our next Open House!

Make an Appointment with Career Development

Contact us if you need help understanding your Focus 2 Career assessment results or have additional career-related questions.

410-386-8500 |