Student Development Counseling Faculty are experts in career counseling and can assist with clarifying and identifying career goals and objectives. Career counseling helps students better understand themselves and the world of work. Career counseling uses tools and strategies to move you forward in your career planning. Counselors work closely with students’ academic advisors to customize plans for success, using tools such as Focus 2 (Access code – “hawks”) to help students identify their Area of Interest.
Are you stuck? Feel like you don't know which path to take? Our counselors have created a free, online, 2-part career exploration workshop series using our interactive, self-guided career and educational planning tool, Focus 2!
Career and Major Exploration is a beneficial career counseling service for enrolled students. Career Counselors guide students in clarifying and developing career goals in the life-long process of career exploration and planning.
Focus 2 (Access code – “hawks”) is an online, interactive, self-guided career and educational planning tool designed to help you make decisions about your future career goals and educational plans. Focus 2 will guide you through an interactive process to:
Career Information Systems (CIS)—UserID: illinois Password: careers
Courses for college credit? Taught by faculty who are focused on your success and career development? Yes! Earn credit and work on yourself in a supportive, friendly atmosphere. We are Harper. We Believe in You.
Career Development (CDV 110) provides students the opportunity to explore career interests, experiences, skills, abilities and work related values. Examines information about the world of work including the nature of various careers, labor market trends, job search strategies, education and training requirements and diversity in the workplace.
“Helped me figure out what I would want to do with my life.”
“Felt overwhelmed over my career path. It was not fun. I decided to take the career development class and it has helped me so much. From getting to know myself more to finding a career, this class was amazing.”