Career Exploration

Why Explore Career Options?

Clarify your goals  
Assess your strengths and skills
Rank your interests and priorities
Explore programs of study 
Examine industries and job requirements
Refine your career pathway  

How to Explore

  • Visit Career Lens open computer labs and meet with a Career Counselor!
  • Explore Wake Tech programs and courses.
  • Formulate strategies for personal and professional improvement.
  • Make informed career planning decisions!  

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Career Coach - local data on current jobs, salaries, and employment outlook. 
-The Career Coach student resource is supported by the Department of Education grant #P031A140128

Career Lens Schedule
Summer May 16 - July 31

“Career Lens” open computer lab sessions are available to prospective students and to current Wake Tech students and graduates. Career Counselors provide guidance in defining goals, exploring career pathways, and using career and employment tools and resources. .

No reservations are required, and students can attend as many sessions as needed. To learn more, contact Laura Bethea at [email protected] or 919-866-5424.   


Southern Wake (Main) Campus
  • Monday - Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • SB 254

Northern Wake Campus
  • Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • ND 245

RTP Campus

  • Tuesdays (noted below) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • June 12, 26 * July 10, 24
  • RTP1 101

Western Wake Campus
  • Wednesdays (noted below) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • May 16, 30 * June 6, 20 * July 18
  • MILL 112

Health Science Campus
  • Thursdays (noted below) 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • May 17, 31 * June 14, 21 * July 12, 26
  • HS2 112

*Career Lens is not offered during the College’s holidays and student breaks.