Career Planning & Counseling Center

  • The Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC) is staffed by counselors and a Student Career Development Coordinator. It is the go-to site for students seeking support in their career planning and choosing of a major.

    The CPCC is also the go-to site for students seeking personal counseling services and referrals on concerns related to depression, anxiety, suicide, stress management, eating disorders, and addiction.

    The CPCC counselors also teach Human Development courses on topics such as College Success and Career and Life Planning.

  • Contact Us!

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    Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC)
    Gresham Campus, Room AC1152
    Phone: 503-491-7432
    Email: mhcareer@mhcc.edu
    Online Request for General CPCC Info and Services
    If urgent care or crisis response is needed, please do not email and contact the CPCC front desk at 503-491-7432 during normal business hours and/or call Public Safety at 503-491-7911 or 911.

    Hours
    Beginning Oct. 1, 2018, the Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC) will be open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Please note the CPCC will be closed on the following dates:
    Friday, Nov. 2 for a division-wide  staff retreat
    Monday, Nov. 12 for Veterans Day
    Thursday, Nov. 22 and
    Friday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving Break

    Please also note the CPCC has limited counseling services during finals week and non-instructional breaks (e.g., winter and spring break).

    Meet the Staff

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    Career Planning

    If a student needs help with identifying programs related to a major or career path, reviewing a resume, or creating a career development plan, the CPCC provides career counseling, assessments, online resources, and onsite career fairs to assist students in pursuing or progressing with a satisfying career.

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    Human Development

    The CPCC offers college-credit courses within Human Development that cover college success, career and life planning, scholarship success, and transferring to a four-year college or university.

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    Personal Counseling

    If a student needs support in discussing academic or personal concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety, dealing with a failing grade, stress management, or suicide), the CPCC provides free, confidential and professional counseling services and referrals.

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    Opportunities for Employers

    If you’re an employer seeking opportunities to partner and recruit from our community of students, the CPCC has an active online and physical job board, career fairs, and customized onsite recruitment events.

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    Faculty Resources

    The CPCC offers online and in-person resources for faculty, staff, and clubs to meet their student's career development needs.

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    Reporting a Student of Concern

    If there is a concern about the well-being, safety, and health of a student, the Care Report is the form used to inform the CPCC counselors and Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (BITA) team.