Prospective students

Meet a Counsellor

student talking to a counsellor

Explore which careers and education path would be a good fit for you

Meet with a VCC counsellor to:

  • Identify your personality, values, and skills and how they relate to specific careers
  • Explore careers and understand how they may FIT you
  • Identify how to make career decisions that fit your life and goals
  • Develop job interview skills

Book an appointment

Prospective students - call VCC at 604.871.7000, press 2 to reach counselling reception.
Current students - book an appointment online.
Sessions are free and confidential.

Preparing for your career session

Before the day of your appointment, try to take one hour to look at these resources below. This can make your counselling appointment more focused and successful.


A. WorkBC -

Compare wages between different careers. WorkBC can give you up-to-date statistics on 500 different careers in B.C.

  • Enter a career name into the search bar in the middle of the page (make sure your scroll down to get the correct search bar).
  • Click the blue box "A-Z Profile Search."
  • Click on the career profile of your choice.
  • In the "Table of Contents", click on "Earnings and Outlook" to explore labour market information about this career.

Find out which careers are most in demand in B.C.

  1. From the right-hand column – Related Topics. Click "Learn about high opportunity occupations in BC".

    Take a Career Quiz to explore jobs that could be good for you (these quizzes might give you ideas. Your career counsellor can help you use this kind of quiz information to make your career and educational decisions.)

  2. From the right-hand column – Related Topics. Click "Career Compass quizzes".

B. Skilled Immigrant Info Centre -

If you are an immigrant to Canada, these employment guides can be a great way to explore careers. The information is curated by librarians at the Vancouver Public Library.