It has been structured to provide assistance to individuals who wish to clarify career questions and to plan sound and attainable career goals. The program involves a process of assessment and self-exploration that will lead to a better understanding of interests and goals and ultimately, increased ability to make meaningful career decisions. It includes up to four personal interviews, several hours of testing, and usually takes four to six weeks to complete. The personal and confidential nature of the meetings will be respected at all times. Please review the information on fees and eligibility below.
This unique program is sponsored by the Counseling and Psychological Services branch of Berkeley's University Health Services.
Services For All People
Many kinds of people use Counseling and Psychological Services as a resource. While their ages and backgrounds vary, they seem to fall into three major groups:
- High school and college age students who want to review career goals and make appropriate plans for education or training.
- People of all ages who are experiencing a major change in life circumstances and need to explore work alternatives.
- Men and women who are already employed but want to find greater career satisfaction.
The Preliminary Interview
Career Counseling Library
The Benefits to You
Fees and Eligibility
The career counseling program enables individuals to address their career needs in depth. The total cost of the program is $525.00 for the general public and $500 for members of the California Alumni Association. The program includes four individual interviews with a psychologist, access to a variety of tests, and assistance with research in the Career Counseling Library for one full year.
The membership cost for the Career Counseling Library is $45.00 per calendar year, members are allowed to check-out books and use the library during our open hours.
The full fee will be requested at the time of your first interview and can be paid by cash, ATM or credit card (no personal checks).
Schedule an Appointment
If you are interested in the program, please download the background information form. Return the completed form by fax: (510) 664-7880 or drop off/mail to:
Counseling & Psychological Services
University Health Services, Tang Center
2222 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-4300
Attn: Career Program
After completing and submitting the background information form, call 510-642-2367 to make an appointment with a counselor. For additional information on the program call 510-642-2367.