Student Resources

Career Counseling

Individual career counseling is available to students who are interested in discussing career interests. Career assessment services can help students examine their interests, values, and skills as they explore career options. A Career Counselor can also help students choose their program of study, and assist student’s transition into the workforce or institutions of higher education. Visit Career Counselor, Tanya Hart M.Ed., LCAS, LPC, in Academic Support or call 755-7324.

Find local job opportunities, data on wages, career paths, and market trends for hundreds of careers: https://brunswickcc.emsicc.com

Not sure what careers match your personality, values, and interests? Check out these free Self-assessment tools. Even though these tests are not meant to replace a professional career assessment they can be enlightening and fun to work with as you explore your career options.

www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp – This free personality test is based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ personality type theory.

Upon completion of the questionnaire, you will:

  • Obtain your 4-letter type formula according to Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ personality typology, along with the strengths of preferences and the description of your personality type
  • Discover careers and occupations most suitable for your personality type along with examples of educational institutions where you can get a relevant degree or training
  • Understand communication and learning styles of your type.

https://profile.keirsey.com/#/b2c/assessment/start – This personality assessment is based on Keirsey Temperament Theory, which divides people into four “temperaments:” guardian, idealist, rational, and artisan. The assessment measures how people communicate and what their actions tend to be.

https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/IPIP-BFFM/ – Big Five Personality Traits also known as OCEAN model. This self-assessment can assist in identifying the 5 factors of personality. Understanding these traits and how they influence behavior can open up insight into personal, academic, and professional relationships.

 

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Need Assistance with building a great resume that’s sure to land you the position? There are many free resources available online that walk you through the process step-by-step. Or you can schedule a face-to-face appointment with your Career Coach who can assist you in the resume building process. Simply contact Academic Support at 910-755-7344 to schedule.

Free Step-by-Step Resume Building:

www.resumegenius.com

www.myperfectresume.com

www.resume.com

www.novoresume.com

www.hloom.com

www.gotresumebuilder.com

 

Career exploration resources:

www.cfnc.org

College Foundation of North Carolina- Help with college planning

www.CareerOutlook.US

Career Planning and FREE career interest assessments

www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

www.princetonreview.com/career-search

The Princeton Review- Career Search

www.ncperkins.org/careers/

North Carolina Career Clusters Guide

www.careeronestop.org

Career One Stop- Career exploration, training and job search

www.ncworks.gov

NC Works- Job search, career exploration, and resume building

www.careerkey.org

Career Key- Career Assessments and planning strategies

 

Career and Job Search Resources:

www.careerbuilder.com

www.glassdoor.com

www.indeed.com

www.linkedin.com

www.monster.com

www.snagajob.com

www.usajobs.gov

www.ziprecruiter.com