Career Exploration

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Whether you’re determining which major is right for you or which career path to take. Career exploration is where to start. The Advising Center offers Career and Major Exploration, Career Assessments, Career Workshops, and Career Path Guidance. Here are some resources to get you started.

Why Visit a Career Counselor?

Read these common concerns that would suggest you should see a Career Counselor.

 


 

MassCIS – Career Assessments

MassCIS LogoMassCIS is a great place to explore career opportunities in depth. Determine what occupations best match your interests and skills, find out about employment opportunities in your area, and even learn if the career you are hoping for will support the lifestyle you desire. By using the website and working with MWCC’s Career Counselor you can fine-tune your career goals, learn more about yourself, and plan your education. Start using MassCIS now:

  1. Visit the MassCIS website
  2. Click on the “Massachusetts Resident” tab
  3. Choose “Adult”
  4. Choose your city/town and enter your zip code, then click “Sign In”
  5. Choose “Explore your Occupation Matches”
  6. Chose from four assessments:
    1. Reality Check
    2. Skills
    3. Interest Profiler
    4. Occupation Sort
  7. Contact MWCC’s Career Counselor to discuss results!

 


 

Career Coach

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Career Coach is an online tool where you can connect your career dreams with reality by matching your professional goals with our degrees and certificates. By using this tool, you have the opportunity to explore potential careers, their wages, employment outlook, and available jobs, plus the education needed to get you there. Looking for even more job market info? Check out the Career Coach blog.

 


 

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Interesting Facts and Statistics

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The number of full-time, sworn-in female officers has more than doubled since 2013. Learn more about women in law enforcement with this chart.

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Did you know the number of male nurses has tripled since 1970? Explore other interesting facts about males in the nursing profession.

 

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Meet Your Career Counselor

Femi Stoltz, MPA
Academic Counselor, Perkins Career and Technical Programs Career Advisor

fstoltz@mwcc.mass.edu
978-630-9308