Major Exploration Resources
Learn how different majors tie in with careers, and which ones you want to explore.
What Can I Do With This Majoris a website that will help you explore and connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.
Explore the opportunities. As you delve deeper into your studies, you’ll want to consider the career paths open to you. Research requirements for positions you might like, chat with your professors, and identify leaders in your areas of interest. An Internship is a great way to discover what it’s really like to work in a field, there is no substitute for experience.
Career Exploration Resources
Career resources include company research web sites, career search sites, specific business search sites and job outlook salary Surveys.
Gain access to the career advice of industry professionals, and see it all on video! Browse thousands of career interview clips for information on a vast number of career industries and positions. Learn about job descriptions, how to prepare, the challenges and the best aspects of the position and advice for students seeking a career in the field. Search by industry, career title, college, major or key words. Gain honest and valuable insight from individuals working in a particular field.
CareerOne Stop Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration, this site helps you identify jobs that are similar to your identified skills and abilities.
Inside Career Info Created to help students and career-changers get a firsthand perspective on the jobs and careers that may be of interest to them. Learning from professionals with direct experience provides an additional dimension to researching occupations that is difficult to find elsewhere.
O*NET Online Detailed descriptions of the world of work, profiling 800+ occupations.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Published by the Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), this resource profiles hundreds of occupations, describes what they do, the work environment, and where to get additional information. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade. (Occupational Outlook Handbook en Espanol)
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