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Center for New Directions

Center for New Directions staff


Center for New Directions serves College of Technology students and community members. All services are available at no charge and are confidential.


  • All services are free and confidential
  • Short-term career counseling (up to 12 sessions)
  • Open to students and community members with a work or school goal
  • Counseling services provided by licensed counselors
  • Appointments available day and evening
  • Walk-in hours are Monday through Friday, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Student Support Services

  • Specialized career counseling for nontraditional occupations and single parent students
  • Nontraditional occupation student scholarships
  • Single parent scholarships
  • New student backpack scholarship
  • Networking opportunities with students, staff, and faculty
  • Resource referrals

Career Exploration

  • Strong Interest Inventory (SII)
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Life Values Inventory
  • Career Information System (CIS)

Planting the STEM Seed

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Professional Development for elementary and middle school teachers and counselors
  • Learn how to encourage STEM career identity development in classroom and school settings
  • Explore Career and Technical Education and how teaching influences traditional vs. nontraditional career choices
  • Earn one professional development credit

Contact Us



Roy F. Christensen Building #48, 3rd Floor

Monday through Friday 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Daily Walk-ins: 3:00 p.m.

Evening appointments available


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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