Discover it's possible. Career advising and career planning services available to students.
Individual Career Advising
Individual career advising is available to assist students in their career decision making process. Interests, values, abilities, experiences and personality will be explored to help reveal possible career and programs of study for exploration.
Career advising and career counseling can benefit those who are undecided about a college major, those wishing to change careers, and those who are seeking confirmation that a selected career area is right for them.
If students are interested in scheduling an appointment, please call Teresa Ray at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4806, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Career Advising office is located in the CVCC Advising Center.
Self-assessment is an essential step in the career planning process. Career assessments are tools used in career advising and can come in many different forms. The purpose of these assessments are to help students learn more about themselves. Self-awareness is the key to making an informed career choice. All of these services are free of charge.
Newest Career Tools!
Career Coach is a FREE, online resource that can help students explore possible career options, learn about local employment trends and wages, help determine their educational goals at CVCC and even assist them in creating a resume for their job search! Find out more about Career Coach!
Focus 2 Career Planning
Focus 2 Career Planning is a FREE online, self-guided career-planning assessment tool that can help students make good career decisions. The right decision could save time and money while planning for a career.
- Select a program of study or major based on interests and aspirations
- Discover occupations matching personal preferences and attributes
- Map career plans, present and future
- Make informed career decisions
Find your career path with Focus 2 Career Planning our FREE Career Planning assessment tools.
The Self Directed Search, Strong Interest Inventory, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, True Colors and other career assessments are also available.
Career Planning Workshops
Career related workshops are offered in conjunction with CVCC's classes and on campus events. Workshops are also offered for the community at various times throughout the year. Topics include discovering career interests, personality strengths, goal setting, career decision making, and more. A list of current workshops can be found on the Career Advising Workshops webpage or contact Teresa Ray (828) 327-7000, ext. 4806 for more information.