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Career Counseling

The process of career development can be exciting and intimidating. Like many worthwhile endeavors, the key is to take it one step at a time. Career Counselors will work with you through the career development process. Feel free to arrange an appointment at the Cambridge or Coon Rapids Campus. 

You also have the option to register for the two-credit Career Development Course (CAOR 1102) that is designed to enable you to make satisfying career decisions. The course is focused on self-exploration to provide the foundation for occupational research and career decision-making. Job search strategies are also covered.


Anoka-Ramsey is committed to taking steps necessary to protect the health and safety of our campus communities. Due to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, in-person counseling is currently unavailable. Online appointments and phone appointments are still available and can be made by following the links on the right or below. To chat with a counselor during chat times, click below. 

Counseling Chat Hours: 
Mondays and Wednesdays
Noon to 1 pm

Chat with a Counselor

  • Identify your:

    • Interests
    • Skills
    • Personality
    • Values
    • Future Lifestyle
    • Explore and research careers
    • Research the education and training needed for each career
    • Explore in-demand careers
    • Locate job-shadow opportunities
    • Conduct informational interviews
    • Discover which careers match your interests, skills, personality and values
    • Learn which careers fit your ideal level of education
    • Consider whether you have the desire to pursue certain careers
    • Create short- and long-term goals to acquire desired career
    • Apply to school/program
    • Consider what support systems you have in place to help achieve your goals
    • Consider what barriers you may encounter

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