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Career Coach

Show students how your programs lead to great careers.

User-friendly career and education exploration service

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Give students a reason to finish their education

When students have a career vision, they’re more likely to complete their program of study on time… and succeed in their careers. Career Coach gives them that vision. This powerful online service uses Emsi’s comprehensive labor market data to help students find careers that match their strengths—and discover programs at your college that will prepare them for success.

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How Career Coach works

This is what students see when they explore careers and programs.

1. Get started

Take an assessment that matches you up with careers. Or just search for any program or career.

2. View your matches

Explore broad career pathways that match your strengths and interests.

3. Explore careers

Compare careers within a pathway: salaries, required education, and more.

4. Find the right program

Explore the programs that will train you for your favorite career. Quickly apply for programs by jumping over to the institution’s program page.

5. Take the next step

Create a profile and quickly craft your résumé. Career Coach will even suggest tasks and skills to include based on your work experience. Ready to apply? Upload your résumé directly to employers within Career Coach!

“It’s amazing. I really don’t remember what I used before Career Coach. It would have been a lot of Googling that took forever."

Loralee Bryant, Advisor

Pellissippi State Community College

“Career Coach puts all the data in one place. That’s why it makes so much sense. I know of no other platform that connects our programs with careers—which is key.”

Lynn Kavcsak, Dean of Career & Employment Resources

Wake Technical Community College

“Career Coach helps our students think more deeply about their strengths. In my 13 years in career services, it’s the best tool I’ve used.”

Daniel Ortego, Career Services Coordinator

McHenry County College

“When you find those job opportunities connected to programs that prepare you for those opportunities—that’s unique. That’s special.”

Fred Villa, Associate Vice President for Workforce Programs

University of Alaska

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Free Training

Get the most out of Career Coach—and understand the amazing data behind it.

How colleges are using Career Coach