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 as well as offering various resources, including classroom presentations and workshops to faculty.

    Our staff is committed to social equity and non-discrimination with providing a safe, welcoming environment for all students: Equal Opportunity: Culture of Respect

  • Contact Us!

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    Career Planning and Counseling Center (CPCC)
    Gresham Campus, Room AC1152
    Phone: 503-491-7432
    Email: mhcareer@mhcc.edu

    Schedule a career services appointment

    Schedule a personal counseling appointment

    If urgent care or crisis response is needed, please call 911 or the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888 or toll-free at 800-716-9769.

    Regular CPCC Service Hours
    Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    All services provided remotely (e.g., by phone, email, or over Zoom).

    Do you need a job now?

    Check out our online job board or contact our Career Development Coordinator for one-on-one support: mhcareer@mhcc.edu

    Career Services including assistance with applications, resumes, and interviews are still available remotely, please contact mhcareer@mhcc.edu to make an appointment.

    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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    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.

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    Employer Recruitment

    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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    Student Employment/Work Study

    The mission of the MHCC Student Employment Office is to promote student success and persistence by offering valuable educational work experiences.