Academic Advising at the Arvada Campus
Dan Macy is available for general advising and educational planning and specifically for Radiologic Technology, Sonography and the Holistic Health Programs. To make an appointment call 303.914.6010, advise by phone 303.914.6016, or email Dan at email@example.com.
Career Assessment Tools
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Assessments are tools to discover more about who you are and assist you in making intelligent and insightful career choices. Career assessments also give you an opportunity to explore career and college major options.
Assessments Offered at Red Rocks Community College
Strong Interest Inventory The Strong looks at how your interests relate to those who are satisfied in their careers. The idea being that if your interests are similar to individuals who are satisfied with their careers, then that career may be worth exploring for you. You will be presented with a career profile and a detailed report that includes a list of occupations based on you interests and responses.
College in Colorado Career Resources
Career Development Course
PSY 110 covers all areas of the career development process, including formal and informal career assessments and activities (personality, values, interests, skills, strengths, and beliefs), personal career exploration, occupational, labor and job market resources, the changing global workplace, goal setting, decision making, networking, informational interviewing, resume writing and interviewing skills. Upon completion students will have a clearer understanding of themselves, their role in the workplace and will create their own career action plan. Information: Dan Macy 303.914.6016, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Career Resources
Jefferson County Workforce Center: www.jeffcoworkforce.org
Student Employment & Internship Services at RRCC: www.rrcc.edu/jobwatch/index.html
Occupational Outlook Handbook: US Department of Labor
Source for current occupational information and
future projections including occupational
descriptions, training, salary and outlook. www.bls.gov/oco
O*Net Online: Look up an occupation and get detailed
info on skills, interests and values.
Colorado Department of Labor: Job, labor statistics
and employment information with other helpful links. www.coworkforce.com
Connecting Colorado: Colorado Department of Labor Job
Search Resource. www.connectingcolorado.com
Indeed.com: One site that pulls all job search sites
CANPO: Colorado Non Profit Association. www.coloradononprofits.org
Job Hunters Bible: From Richard Nelson Bolles of
"What Color is Your
Parachute fame". Bolles has been
developing his resources for over 30 years. Great site! www.jobhuntersbible.com
The Riley Guide: Another Comprehensive
resource site. www.rileyguide.com
Career Stories: Individuals telling stories about
their work. Interview responses from more than 1900
people in more than 200 occupations. www.citytowninfo.com/career-stories
Linkedin: Popular and useful social networking career site. www.linkedin.com
Red Rocks Advisor Dan Macy can help you plan your educational goals.