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Career Exploration

 

Career Development can help you with selecting majors or exploring career fields. There are also Internet inventories and resources on this page that may help in your decision-making.

 Need Help in Choosing a Major?

What Can I Do With This Major?

  • What Can I Do With This Major? This link contains rich information on employment areas within each major as well as employers and strategies to gain more experience.
  • MonsterTrak shows possible career paths that are open from selected majors.

Resources to Help you Find Careers Related to Your Interests

  • The Career Interests Game: A free interest inventory that will provide careers to further explore.
  • Kingdomality: This is a fun interest inventory that is set in the days of the Knights of the Roundtable, but provides information on current careers.
  • The Princeton Review offers a 24 question inventory that looks at your personal interest and usual style in order to offer possible careers. 
  • The Career Key: A good interest inventory: a fee of $7.95 is charged for the test.
  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter II: Similar to the MBTI; provides information on your temperament to relate to careers. There is a charge to obtain information.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: This handbook is updated every two years by the U.S. Department of Labor and has detailed information on more than 250 careers.
  • The O*NET System: Provides information about occupations and skills required for careers you are exploring.
  • Vault Library An extensive online resource for career exploration, employer research, resume writing, interview preparation, and job search tools.