Career Planning

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Career Planning

Career counseling shouldn’t be considered a last resort! In fact, it’s one way to start your education on the right foot.

A counselor or career specialist can help you:

CPCC faculty members also teach College Success and Career Planning classes! You can find these courses in the Human Development section of the schedule and catalog. Register today!

HD100A, B, C College Success
Designed for students who are new to college, or who need help with educational planning, time management, and goal setting. (1 credit.)
HD110 Career Planning
Have an idea about what you want to do, but need more information or help confirming it? This is the class for you! (1 credit.)
HD130 Today’s Careers
Get help learning about what careers are out there and available to you; how to begin the process of career exploration; and how to access career information. (2 credits.)
HD208 Career and Life Planning
A much more in-depth look into the life-long process of career planning, designed for those who don’t know what they want to do and/or don’t know what options they have. (3 credits)
HD209RES Developing Your Résumé
This is an independent study course to help you market yourself to the employment world. (1 credit.)
HD204 Developing Emotional Intelligence
Students will learn the use of cognitive techniques to manage emotions, coping with stress, effective communication of emotions, and skills for managing change. Offered at irregular intervals. (3 credits.)
HD209C How To Get the Job You Want
This course explores how to market one's self to potential employers. It covers current trends in the workplace, how to research potential employers, target job objectives and develop effective paperwork such as the resume, cover letter and difficult applications. How to do informational interviewing and prepare for professional interviews may also be covered. May practice through videotaping. (This course may also be offered as three distinct courses: HD209INT, HD209LOC and HD209RES, all for one credit each.)
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