Career Counseling Process

1

Intake
Finding out what your concerns are and which services you need from our Career Center. Are you looking for Career Assessment and Counseling, more information on your already-chosen major, or job development services?  Perhaps you need more than one thing.  We need to know this to better assist you.

 

Simply make an appointment by calling (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2210
For career counseling appointments, please call (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2210 or visit us in AD 109.  Please complete this Online Application and print it out.  Make sure that every question has been answered correctly and bring in a copy to the Career & Job Development Center at the time of your appointment.
Please Note: If you are 10 or more minutes late for an Appointment, a Career Seminar, or a Workshop, you will be asked to reschedule.  Thank you.

2 Self Assessment
●  What are your interests?
●  What is your personality type?
●  What are your workplace values?
●  What are your abilities?
●  What are some of your career
    expectations?

Assessment Links
 ● 
Eureka *
 ●  California Career Planning Guide

 ●  California Career Zone
 ●  New York Career Zone
 ●  Career Clues
 ●  Career Clues
 ●  KUDER© *

 ●  The
Missing Major  
 ● 
MBTI
 ●  MBTI-Like Test

 ● 
My Plan   
 ●  Personality Assessment
 ●  Personality Test
 ● 
Transferable Skills Assessment 

 ●  Transferable Skills Survey
 ●  True Colors
*
(For ID/Password, visit or call the Career Center)

  Results Simply make an appointment by calling (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2210
4

Exploration/Information Gathering 
Find out about careers, the world of work,  and career descriptions.  Conduct your exploration through websites, informational interviewing (talking to people in the fields that interest you), make use of internships and volunteer experiences to help you become exposed to various fields of interest.

    ●  O*Net
  
●  Occupational Outlook Handbook
  
●  Intro to Careers through Videos
  
●  Career PowerHouse
  
●  LACCD Interns Program:  Paid
       Internships; visit LACC’s Career Center
       on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  
●  CDM Career Zone
   ●  Career Videos
  
●  Career Trends
  
●  Career Voyages 
    ●  What Can I Do With This Major (U.Mass)
   
●  What Can I Do With This Major (Va.Tech)
5 Discussion of Exploration Simply make an appointment by calling (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2210
6 Decision-Making Simply make an appointment by calling (323) 953-4000 Ext. 2210
7 Educational Planning
Research educational institutions that have programs that will help you attain your goal. Decide how long you are willing to commit to school in order to attain your desired goals.

Educational Planning Links
   ●  Assist Articulations
   ●  CSU Mentor
   ●  College Search
   ● 
My UC Application
 
      Transfer Admissions Planner (UC)

8 Job Search
Do you have a polished résumé? Have you worked on developing a tantalizing cover letter? Does your field require a portfolio-like tool for interviews? Do you know the ins and outs of interviewing?
Job Search Links
   
●  Résumé Assistance
   ●  Job Seeker Helper
   ●  Job Interviewing Tutorial