Online Career Information Databases and Licensed Career Programs


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All programs are available in the Career Planning Center and most programs are available online. Following is a list of our site licensed computer programs and online access information.

Candid Career Videos

Access to the career advice of industry professionals on video. Features informational interviews to help you discover and explore your many career options, the “get hired” how-to videos cover important job search topics such as résumé writing, and interviewing can help prepare you to land your next job.

Website:  Candid Career

Career Cruising

An engaging and inspiring career-learning program, which assists people of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career, and life. It comes complete with an interactive Living Portfolio, Matchmaker assessment tool, multimedia occupational profiles, detailed career information, and more.

Website: Career Cruising
Username:
cypress
Password:
90630

Choices360 and Ability Profiler

Choices360 — This comprehensive program helps you Learn, Explore, Plan, and Connect your education and major to your goals and career choices.  Learn about your interests, skills, and work values and use them to find career options that are right for you.  Explore and compare careers, salaries, and skills.  Plan your academic steps to achieve your goals.  Build and personalize your portfolio, create résumés and thank-you letters, polish your interview skills, and find jobs in your area.

Ability Profiler — Assessment results give you an understanding of your abilities in arithmetic reasoning, computation, vocabulary, three-dimensional space, name comparison, and object matching. It also demonstrates the relevance between aptitude scores and the world of work.

Website: Choices360
Click:
Create an Account
Access Key:
CA01178
Ability Profiler Password:
begin

EUREKA, MicroSKILLS, and Funding Finder

This powerful computer program contains a tremendous amount of valuable career information. Features include: Occupations (description, pay, labor outlook, preparation, etc.) Programs of Study (schools offering majors and degree programs), Industries (e.g. banking, construction, insurance, telecommunications, etc.), Funding Finder, Financial Aid, Owning your Own Business, Job Search Guide, and MicroSkills (measuring and matching skills to career possibilities).

Website: EUREKA
1st Time Users:

  • In Member Login area, Click on “Create Account”
  • Go to Students/Clients box and
  • Enter EUREKA site ID code: J1DJUXH
  • Complete the Personal Information page
  • Create Log in and Password

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Accurate and current Online Reference Databases that are curriculum-oriented and interactive covering a wide range of subjects, such as history, science, careers, literature, geography, and more. Each subject-specific database offers you an unprecedented depth of coverage — with extensively hyperlinked full-text records, citation information, and a wide range of printable resources.

Website: Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
User Name:
career
Password:
cpctr

FOCUS 2 Career

FOCUS 2 will help you make informed career and education plans. FOCUS 2 assesses students’ involvement and introduces activities that support career and education decision making. Features include:

Reliable and research based Self Assessments:

  • Career Readiness Quiz
  • Work Interest (including Holland Code), Personality, Values, Skills, and Leisure Assessment
  • Career Exploration with detailed, current descriptions of 1500+ occupations and 600+ videos. Exploratory tools, occupation search by name and industry, and What can I do with a Major in…?”.
  • Action Plan Tool to plan courses, identify career and education objectives, build support network and plan career relevant experiences such as Internships, Study Abroad, and Volunteering.
  • Online Career Portfolio summarizes assessment results with their preferred majors and careers and personal comments/rankings, goals and achievements

Website: To obtain Focus2 weblink/URL please do one of the following four options

  • Call the Career Planning Center at (714) 484-7120
  • E-mail mcprogram@cypresscollege.edu and receive the login instructions within 2-3 business days
  • Meet with a Career Counselor
  • Enroll in a Career Class

TypeFocus

TypeFocus provides online assessments and career development resources so people can gain insights into themselves and use that knowledge to develop rewarding relationships, choose satisfying careers, become leaders that are more effective, and live healthier and happier lives. TypeFocus also offers occupational exploration, goal setting tools, job search tools (personal branding, interview guide, and a résumé writing wizard), and success tools to help you better succeed in your professional environment, both personally and in teams.

Website: TypeFocus
Click on “REGISTER NOW” for new users
Complete the form and use your own email and password.
Access Code: 
795D7H72

Vocational Biographies

Shadow up to 1,001 persons from across America in careers of interest to you. Click on one of the search buttons at the top of the page. You will get a list of titles. Click on one of the titles and the career story will appear for you to read or print.

Website: Vocational Biographies
User or School Name:
cccpc
Password:
career