Career Exploration and Planning

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Explore yourself and the world of work to choose your future

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Identify your passion and prepare for a bright future.

The more you know about yourself, the better choices you’ll make for your career. That’s why Career Development Services at ECC offers resources that help you define your interests, strengths, personality type, and values to help you choose a career and major right for you.

How do people pick a major and career?

When you can match who you are to what’s out there in the world of work, you can choose a career that fits you.

Think of the career development process as five steps, represented by this wheel.

How an ECC Career Development Specialist can help you

No matter where you are in your career development, a one-on-one career counseling session can help you:

  • Discover your personality, strengths, and values.
  • Learn about the world of work.
  • Overcome obstacles to help you move forward.
  • Decide your major and career.

How do I do this?

Schedule an appointment with a Career Development Specialist.

Online: Make an appointment now
Call: 847-214-7390
Stop by: Building B, Room B120

Three different ways to explore for yourself. Which one will you choose first?

Tools to explore yourself, majors, and the world of work