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 Century College will be closed for the Holiday weekend. Normal activities will resume Tuesday, January 21st at 7am.  

We are here to assist you in career decision-making. Many students are undecided about their career plans or which academic program to pursue. Counselors can assist you with strategies to explore your interests, values, skills, and personality, and how they relate to your career choices.

Career & Life Planning

Discover which stage you are in regarding career and life planning: 

Use the GPS LifePlan CareerPlan to complete the following:

  1. Assessing Yourself
  2. Exploring Careers
  3. Exploring Educational and Training Options
  4. Creating a Plan and Setting Goals

Career Exploration

Use Careerwise, a Minnesota State career and education resource, to help you:

  • Explore Careers. Assess your skills, set goals, and explore over 800 careers.
  • Plan your Education. Prepare, pay and apply for Minnesota State colleges and universities.
  • Find a Job. Explore the job market and learn how to search and apply for jobs.

The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS) is an online resource with information on numerous career fields and occupations, including: required skills, wages, and job outlook. MCIS also provides information about various schools, job openings, and different types of financial aid.

To access MCIS, please contact the Advising, Counseling & Career Center for user name and password.

Career Assessments

  • Strong Interest Inventory (SII), FREE to currently registered Century College students.
    Compares your interests with those of people working in a broad range of occupations. (Does not measure abilities or aptitudes.)
    • To obtain the link to take this inventory, please see the receptionist at the Advising, Counseling and Career Center (W2410).
    • Schedule a one hour appointment to review the results of this inventory with a Century College Counselor.
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) FREE to currently registered Century College students.
    Measures personal preferences that influence your learning and work style. Understanding your style can improve your education and career planning, performance, and satisfaction.
    • To obtain the link to take this inventory, please see the receptionist at the Advisiong, Counseling and Career Center (W2410).
    • Schedule a one hour appointment to review the results of this inventory with a Century College Counselor.
  • Please schedule a two hour appointment if you take both the Strong Interest Inventory AND Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. It is highly recommended that you take both Assessments.