Career Exploration

Choosing a career is an important process that involves identifying your interests, researching related careers, setting a goal and making a plan of action. Review our Ideal Career Path document for more insight into the career process.

Career Assessments

There are a multitude of computer-based systems that assist you through your career-decision-making process. Here are a couple of assessments you may take free of charge.

College in Colorado


College In Colorado is a free online career resource available to all students and community members. It includes free skills, values and interest assessments, occupational and salary information, resources to locate degree and certificate programs by college, occupational videos, and additional resources such as a resume builder.

Find ideas on how to use College In Colorado.

To get started simply register for your free account or just Sign In if you already have an account. 

ONET Interest Profiler

Take the ONET profile test to explore what type of fields you may be interested in. Be sure to save or print your results as ONET will not save your work. You can also contact us to review your results. 

After you have taken the profile test, you can review PPCC programs by type to see which best fits with your assessment. 

Individual Assistance:

Meet with a Career Advisor to discuss your results. Together we will discuss tools that will be most effective for your needs. We may recommend additional assessments/assignments or suggest you attend one of our workshops.

Career advising is provided on a drop-in basis. Simply sign in at our advising desk and a career advisor will see you as soon as possible. Career advisors are available:

Centennial Campus (A119) ~ Tuesdays from 10 am to 12 pm
Rampart Range Campus (S-101) ~ Thursdays from 1 pm to 3 pm