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Career Exploration

Career Exploration and Career Assessments

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Use our FOCUS-2 assessment to explore possible career paths!
To access this and other assessments, call or visit our Career & Transfer Information Center .

FOCUS-2 is an online, interactive career & education planning system that combines self assessment, career exploration and decision making into one comprehensive program. FOCUS-2 helps students map out a career path and select the right major at CNM to support their career goals.

  • Identifies the major areas of study at CNM that match students' assessment results
  • Integrates the results of students' interests, personality, values and skills assessment results and helps students narrow their results to plan their education and career

Learning Express Library: Practice tests and tutorial courses for major standardized tests. [On-campus registration required]

Dr. Kit Career Videos : Employees describe their typical day, discuss the qualifications required for their jobs and the best and worst parts of their job. Listen for yourself!

My Plan: Career Planning & Assessments -

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Other Useful Sites

* The following links are open to anyone on campus.  To access the databases from off-campus, log into myCNM , select the "Students" tab, click the "Search the Databases" button in the CNM Libraries channel, and select a database.

Coin Career Community: Occupation searches and information; résumé builder, proficiency tests, and resources to help access information for a variety of careers. [Information and practice tests]

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center: Career descriptions, outlooks, and scholarship and academic resources.

Films On Demand: Streaming videos covering topics in Humanities, Communication, Social Sciences, Math, Science, Engineering, Technologies, Health, Education and Family Studies, Vocational and Career Guidance, Academic, Workplace, and Life Skills.