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Career Exploration and Planning

Not sure what major to choose or how to get accurate information about a career? You can use our many resources to research & obtain reliable information to help you make the right decisions about your future career. Contact Career Center staff to make an appointment. (Now available IN-PERSON or via zoom for your convenience) 

Sign-in to your MyCR Portal and check Handshake for listings including local jobs, internships, Federal and District Workstudy opportunities.

Consider starting your own business!

Career Coach - Discover majors and in-demand careers and education based on your interests!

O*Net Interest Profiler - Free assessment to help you discover how your interests relate to the world of work.

California Career Zone - Free assessments that generate career options based on your interests, work values, and current skills.

Career One Stop - Find your ideal career with assessments based on your skills, interests and/or values.

Your Future - A unique visual assessment from me3®, an online interactive major and career quiz.

Budget/Money Choices - Estimate preferred income and lifestyle choices to find out what careers can support your goals.

Develop Work Skills - Enroll in Adult Ed and Workforce Readiness classes to sharpen your skills.

Career Education - Consider the Career Education options at College of the Redwoods.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Explore careers by the numbers, including projected growth rate, median pay, and entry-level education.

EDD Labor Market Information - Locate wages, benefits, training, and other information as you explore career opportunities.

North/Far North Industry Sector Information - Workforce and Training Opportunity Profiles

Job Interview Prep

Want one on one help with interviewing? Set up an appointment for a mock interview. Career Center Staff will have you dress for the interview, have sample questions, and record your interview.  Contact the Career Center to make an appointment.

Other Career Resources

Helmets to HardHats (Veterans)

North Coast SBDC

Humboldt County EDD

SMART Workforce Center (Del Norte)

Humboldt County Workforce Coalition

Sequoia Personnel Service


Onward California (for those impacted by COVID)

Industry Sector Information

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