Counseling & Testing


Career Services


The NCTC Counseling and Testing Center offers assistance to students who need career guidance, and also helps student determine which courses, certificates, and/or degrees are the most relevant choices based on their career interests.


Get started by exploring different career websites, or by taking a free online career assessment or personality inventory from one of the sites listed below. Bring your results to one of the Counseling and Testing Center offices to discuss what's next!

Career Cruising (username: NCTC, password: gocenter)

  • Free career assessments, college search tools, job posting database, and resume and cover letter builders.
Achieve Texas
  • Information about the 16 career clusters and related educational pathways. Free online career magazines available in English and Spanish.

College for All Texans

  •  A one-stop shop for exploring colleges and beginning the application process.

Texas Genuine

  •  Explore career fields and the college programs related to them.

The Texas Network

  •  Connect with free, online professional development resources for career and technical  faculty and counselors.

Texas Reality Check

  • An interactive program to help students explore income, careers, spending habits, and financial expectations.

Myers Briggs Personality Assessment

  • Obtain your 4-letter personality type according to Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typology and see how it relates to different occupations.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter

  • The most widely used personality instrument in the world. It is a powerful 70 question assessment that helps individuals discover their personality strengths.