Welcome to Career Coach. Congratulations, you have just accessed a valuable online search tool that will give you the opportunity to explore hundreds of potential careers at your fingertips.
Just enter a keyword of whatever career suits your interest and quickly learn about employment prospects in the field, job opportunities, income potential and the education and training available at Montgomery College. Get started today on your road to a new future and give it a try.
Career Coach is unique to our geographic area. The job listings and information provided are specific to Montgomery County and the surrounding localities. You won’t find it anywhere else in the region. We offer it as a service to our students, future students and members of our community. We invite you to come back often and tell your friends about Career Coach. Happy searching!
There is a brief tutorial video provided that will guide you through making the most out of Career Coach.
2. Enter a job title or degree:
3. Chose a specific career:
Career Coach will show you what the current hourly wage is for each job, how many people are currently employed in that field, other jobs that are similarly titled, and a brief description of the job duties.
You can also filter the results in a number of different ways (relevance, alphabetically, by wage, by number employed, and by educational level required).
4. Chose a specific job:
Career Coach displays a table that shows the entry, median, and upper level wages for this particular career. To the left of the screen, you will find current, real-time job postings for this career provided by Indeed.com.
Scroll down the page:
Career Coach provides you with a brief employment analysis of the selected job, including how many are employed in the geographical area, the estimated number of annual job openings in this career, and breakdown of worker demographics by age.
As you scroll down the screen, Career Coach shows you all of the related credit and non-credit programs offered by the College that can train you for this career.
5. Click on a related degree:
Here you will find a description of the academic program along with the related careers for which this program can train you. Clicking “Degree Webpage” will take you directly to the information for this particular program where you can view the course schedule, submit an application, or enroll in classes. If you have any questions or want additional information, contact information can be found to the left of your screen.
Career Coach also gives you the ability to create your own account, allowing you to bookmark specific jobs, degrees, or Workforce Development courses. Users can also create their own resume in Career Coach using an easy, step-by-step process.