Site Licensed Career Programs

All programs are available in the Career Planning Center and most programs are  available online. Following is a list of our licensed computer programs and online access information.

  • Software Features A Quick Reference Guide to our Online Resources
    Document is Downloadable for Printing
 
Candid Career Videos 
Access to the career advice of industry professionals on video.  Features informational interviews to help you discover and explore your many career options,  The "get hired" how-to videos on important job search topics such as resume writing, and interviewing can help prepare you to land your next job.
 

Career Cruising
An engaging and inspiring career learning program which assists people of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career and life. It comes complete with an interactive Living Portfolio, Matchmaker assessment tool, multimedia occupational profiles, detailed career information, and more.
 
 
Web site: careercrusing.com
Username: cypress
Password: 90630

Choices Explorer, Choices Planner and Ability Profiler
 
Choices Explorer --- Obtain up-to-date information on specific careers, such as current salary, education requirements and labor market trends. Explore career and education options and read interviews with people doing interesting work.
 
Choices Planner -- Learn about yourself with assessments and connect your course plans, post-secondary options and career goals.
 
Ability Profiler --  Assessment results give you an understanding of your abilities in arithmetic reasoning, computation, vocabulary, three-dimensional space, name comparison and object matching, and demonstrates the relevance between aptitude scores and the world of work
 
Web site: Bridges
Site ID : 0001236
Password: cypress
Ability Profiler Password: begin

Chronicle Career Library/Occupational Briefs
Presents information on more than 2,000 occupational titles, including comprehensive occupational descriptions, ranging from those that require a high school diploma or less, through professional careers; that's more than 95% of the jobs in the workforce.
 
To obtain Access Code, do one of the following four options:
  1. Call the Career Planning Center at (714) 484-7120
  2. E-mail careercenter@cypresscollege.edu and receive the Logon instructions within 2-3 business days. 
  3. Meet with a Career Counselor 
  4. Enroll in a Career Class
 
 
EUREKA, MicroSKILLS and FundingFinder
This powerful, user-friendly computer program contains a tremendous amount of valuable career information. Features include: Occupations (description, pay, labor outlook, preparation, etc.) Programs of Study (schools offering majors and degree programs), Industries (e.g. banking, construction, insurance, telecommunications, etc.) Financial Aid, Owning your Own Business, and MicroSkills (measuring and matching skills to career possibilities).

The online version of this program is valuable, however, the most complete and comprehensive version of this program is available in the Career Planning Center.

Web site: EUREKA
1st Time Users
In Member Login area, Click on "Create Account"
Go to Students/Clients box and
Enter EUREKA site ID code: J1DJUXH
Complete the Personal Information page
Create Log in and Password

 

Facts on File
Accurate and current Online Reference Databases that are curriculum-oriented and interactive covering a wide range of subjects, such as history, science, careers, literature, geography, and more. Each subject-specific database offers you an unprecedented depth of coverage -- with extensively hyperlinked full-text records, citation information, and a wide range of printable resources.
 
Web site: Facts on File 
User Name: career
Password: cpctr
 

Focus 2
FOCUS 2 will help you make informed career and education plans.  FOCUS 2 assesses students’ involvement and introduces activities that support career and education decision making.   Features include:
  • Five reliable and research based Self Assessments:assessments. 
  • Work Interests including Holland Code, Personality, Values, Skills and Leisure Interests
  • Career Exploration with detailed, current descriptions of 1500+ occupations, 600+ videos. Exploratory tools, occupation search by name and industry, and What can I do with a Major in…?”.
  • Action Plan Tool to plan courses, identify career and education objectives, build support network and plan career relevant experiences such as Internships, Study Abroad, Volunteering.
  • Online Career Portfolio summarizes assessment results with their preferred majors and careers and personal comments/rankings, goals and achievements
Web site: Focus2: Career & Education Planning
Access Code: career
When using FOCUS 2 for the first time, you will complete the self-registration form, creating your own User Name, Password and Security Questions.
 
 
Kuder Journey
Kuder Journey is a one-of-a-kind solution to help college students and adults plan for the right career!  Based on your specific needs, Journey provides reliable tools to assess your interests, suggest education and career options, prepare you for the job search, and connect you to today's jobs.
 
Website:   Kuder Journey
Click on "New users register here!"
You will be asked at the end of the form for the Activation Code. 
Activation Code:  
Please check back soon for 2015-16 Activation Code
 
TypeFocus
With this program you will gain insights into yourself through the power of self-awareness, and use that knowledge to choose satisfying careers,  

NOTE:  Results from the Interest and Values Assessments will assist you as you explore majors and careers. Results of the Personality Assessment are blocked and you are asked to make an appointment with a Career Counselor (714) 484-7120.  The Career Counselor will validate the personality results and unblock this feature of the program.  
 
Activation Code:  795D7H72
Students will create an account using their own email and password  
 
 
Vocational Biographies Online
With this program you can career shadow up to 1,001 persons from across America. Click on one of the 7 search buttons at the top of the page. You will get a list of titles. Click on one of the titles and the career story will appear for you to read or print.

Website: Vocational Biographies Website
User or School Name: cccpc
Password: career
 
 

Contact Information

CAREER PLANNING CENTER
Location: Student Center, 2nd Floor
Parking Lot #1
Fall and Spring Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday
(Closed on Fridays during the Summer)
Phone: 714-484-7120
Fax: 714-826-4070
careercenter@cypresscollege.edu
 
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