Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

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Fine tune your goals: we can help craft a career plan to get you where you want to go.

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Going back to the drawing board? We can help - whether you're getting started or starting over.

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Looking for big opportunities? Let us help match you to fulfilling careers in hot job markets.

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Looking to find a career that will make you happy? Research shows that the best way to find your dream job is to not focus on making money, but rather on doing something you are good at that helps make the world a better place.  Let us help you match your talents to rewarding professions. 

We can help you:

  • Match your skills and interests to careers
  • Research possible careers 
  • Explore majors and programs of study
  • Find transfer universities that meet your goals 
  • Locate local and national scholarships

Take your first steps

It’s never too early (or too late) to plan your next steps toward your future career. Whether you’re completely open about your major or career, have a specific job focus in mind, or are somewhere in between, we can help!

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To get started on your own, visit PCC’s interactive guide: How to Choose a Career. We'll show you specific steps to help you learn about and choose a career direction. 
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For in-person career assistance, please call to schedule an appointment. (Drop-ins are welcome, but we can’t guarantee a staff member will be available for same-day help.)
Sylvania Career Exploration Center

Sylvania

CC 214 | 971-722-4891
9am-6pm Mon-Thu,
9am-4pm Friday

Cascade Career Services

Cascade

SSB 104 | 971-722-5600
8am-5pm Mon-Thu,
8am-4pm Fri
connect2@pcc.edu

Rock Creek Career Center

Rock Creek

Bldg 9, 119 | 971-722-7644
10am-5pm Mon-Thu, 10am-4pm Fri
peers.rc@pcc.edu

Southeast Career Exploration Center

Southeast

Tabor 147 | 971-722-6036
10am-5pm Mon-Fri,
or by appointment
secareer@pcc.edu

Come work with us!

Students, are you interested in being a student leader at a Career Exploration Center? These paid positions allow you to develop your leadership skills by helping other students explore career and academic paths.