Career Exploration and Planning Use our FOCUS 2 career and educational planning system to explore careers, academic majors at ECU and to plan your future. FOCUS 2 is available online 24/7 on PC, Mac, or Linux and self-registration is free and quick.
What is FOCUS 2? A comprehensive online, self-guided, interactive career and education planning system that will help you: • Select a college major • Map out your career plans, present and future • Make informed career decisions • Assess your career interests, personality, values and skills
What’s inside FOCUS 2? Career Readiness
Assess your career and educational goals and begin to plan your career. Self-assessments
Learn more about who you really are and how your interests, personality, values and skills match up to occupations and industries.
How do I get started? 1. Create a new user account at the following URL: www.focuscareer2.com/Portal/Login.cfm?SID=811 2. Enter the access code: pirate and complete the selfregistration process. During the registration process, you will create your own user name and password. Be sure to write down and remember your login information for future use. 3. Begin in the Career Readiness section and work through each section until you complete “Your Personal Portfolio.” You can save your progress, exit, and return to the program at any time. 4. When finished, print your completed reports and/or portfolio and make an appointment with a Career Coach to discuss your results.
Explore the Possibilities
Review detailed information on over 1,200 careers and learn which academic majors at ECU support them; you can search by occupation name, industry, or “What can I do with a major in….” Career Portfolio
Summarizes your assessment results and saves your preferred occupations and majors. Recommended Tools & Websites
A helpful collection of online job banks.
www.focuscareer2.com The Career Center CAREER SUCCESS GUIDE www.ecu.edu/career 5
Career Success Guide 2011-2012