Career Exploration Resources

Take the Focus-2 Career Assessment:

FOCUS is a self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students.
It will enable you to self-assess your values, skills, interests, and personality and explore career fields that are most compatible with you.

Do you have the following questions?
• Are you unaware of the majors offered at your college and related occupations?
• Are you wondering what to do with your major?
• Are you unsure of which careers best suit you?
• Would you like to develop a career plan that works for you?
• Are you ready to make informed career decisions?

NEW USERS: Create a new account using the JCC ACCESS CODE: jaguar

RETURNING USERS:Log on (using the account you have already created)

The best way to understand your results is to request an appointment with a Career Counselor. They can assist you with interpreting the information you've learned about yourself, potential majors and careers. Call 919-209-2588 to request a CAREER appointment.

Career Services

  • Resume Writing
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Interview Skills
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Planning
  • Networking
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Transfer Advising

Career Online Resources

  • College Foundation of NC - Explore your interests, skills, and work values to find the career that is right for you
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - A guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.
  • O-NET OnLine - Search Engine containing a database of detailed descriptions of occupations across the world of work.