The job market is rapidly changing and the CCD Career Development Center (CDC) is committed to helping you change with it.

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The CDC will provide you with the right technology, tools, and tips to help you plan your next career move.

Career Pathways

All currently enrolled CCD students and newly accepted students are eligible to visit the career center to gain access to a better career. Alumni who have graduated in the last year are also eligible for services. Services may be available to alumni who have graduated in more than a years’ time for a limited one to two visits, as long as we are not currently accommodating current student demands. Start by calling our office today and set up an appointment meet with our advisors face to face. Let the CDC connect you to one-on-one career counseling, career assessments, and other helpful guides along the way. You can also download the newly revised 2015-2016 Career Guide.

Career Counseling

Get advice on choosing or deciding how to apply your major to the job market. Our mission is to provide you with lifelong career development skills that you can take with you wherever you go.

Career Chats

These quick 30-minute chats provide information on a variety of subjects and offer a Q&A session.

Career Testing & Assessments

Career assessments can be a great way for you to explore your interests and personality so that you can make the best choice about your major and career path. Our assessments will not tell you what to do, but will help you better understand why you might look into some specific possibilities.

Career Assessment Options

CDC has a variety of career assessments that will help you make sense of your interests, abilities, and personality in order to make the best career and major choice for you. In order to take a formal career inventory, please come to our office during walk-in hours or call us at 303.352.3306.

The Choices Planner career self-assessment helps to inventory your level of interest in different career clusters. The assessment results connect you to information and videos on career and academic programs that may fit our level of interest. Students can take use the Choices CIC-Advancer online and follow the program to learn more about their assessment results.

The Strong Interest Inventory measures your level of interest among a broad range of occupations, work and leisure activities, and academic majors. An interpretation of your results with a career advisor in our office is required for this instrument.   

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the most trusted and widely used assessment in the world for understanding personality and uncovering new ways to work and interact with others. This assessment is particularly helpful if you want to learn about your personality and how it relates to the world of work. An interpretation of your results with a career advisor in our office is required for this instrument.

The StrengthsQuest instrument can help you to understand your greatest "talents" so that you can develop them into strengths, both academically and in your career. An interpretation of your results with a career advisor in our office is required for this instrument.