Career Exploration & Assessment

Career Coach

Career Coach

Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC) utilizes career coach to help students, alumni, and potential students:

  • Research local data on wages, employment, and associated education and training.
  • Search by careers, degrees offered at EICC, or even military background
  • See corresponding local data on associated jobs types, salary ranges, and even expected number of openings.
  • Not sure where to start? Career Coach includes a simple, easy to use career assessment tool which can help point you in the direction of which career fields might be the best fit for you and your personality and interests.

Click on the Career Coach image above to watch a video introduction, and the image below to use Career Coach. Career Coach is a free service and requires no registration to use.

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1:1 Assistance

Whether you are graduating high school soon, or have been in the workforce for years and are considering a career change, the idea of finding the “right” career and degree for you can be overwhelming. Luckily, our Career Services team would be happy to schedule an appointment to meet with you 1:1 to:

 

Online Assessments and Career Exploration Resources

The resources listed below are not affiliated with EICC, but may offer additional insight into your career exploration journey.

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook new window: Created by the U.S. Dept of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is the extensive site is the official source for national data on career fields in the U.S.

  • Glassdoor new window: This site has information about salaries for specific companies, company reviews provided by actual employees, in addition to job postings.

  • 16 Personalities new window: This free online personality assessment gives you an in-depth look into your dominant personality type, including what career fields might fit best for you.

  • DISC Personality Test new window: This short assessment focuses on your communication style, and how you may best interact with others. Be sure to click the link for the free DISC test.