Career Exploration

 


O*NET 

A career information resource developed for the US Department of Labor which provides occupational information utilizing various approaches, and allows you to conduct a skills search whereby you select the skills you already have or plan to acquire, and matches those skills with careers requiring them. This section defines each skill, which can be extremely useful information for developing the content of your resume/cover letter. 

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This US Department of Labor resource describes the tasks involved on the job, working conditions, the training and education required, salary, and expected job prospects for a wide range of occupations. Additionally, this resource allows you to search occupations tailored to your own career needs - you can search by a specific job title, categories of occupations, or you can view an alphabetical listing of all occupations.

 

Type Focus

Unlock the secrets of your personality to create your perfect career path!  TypeFocus is an interactive tool that has helped thousands of individuals plan and validate their next steps using the integration of self-reflection and the exploration of career options. Created with your career needs in mind, TypeFocus offers a step-by-step program to meet and exceed them.

 

What Can I Do With This Major?

Use this resource to determine which careers are related to your major or your field of interest. For each major/field, an Information link takes you to common career areas, typical employers and strategies for seeking employment in that field. Links are also available for each major/field, and take you to websites with more information.