Exploring Careers

Career Exploration Tools & Websites

FOCUS 2 Career Allows self-assessment of skills and interests, as well as integrated career and major exploration.  Perfect if you aren't sure you are in the right major!

What Can I Do With This Major? Explore the potential careers at the end of your major.
CareerOneStop Toolkit Allows users to explore careers, salary and benefit information, education and training, as well as career development resources.

Occupation Finder Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site allows you to explore different professions and learn about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions. 

Career Cornerstone Center The Career Cornerstone Center is an excellent resource for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, healthcare, and medicine.
Careers In Psychology
Careers In Psychology is an great resource for those exploring career paths related to Psychology. Topics include searching for an internship, to what should I do now?

Teaching Certification
Teaching Certification is resource for those exploring career paths related to education. Learn about programs, types of certifications, and requirements. 

Human Services and Social Work
HumanServicesEdu was created to educate individuals who are in the pursuit to help others in need. In a world that changes so rapidly there will always be a demand for qualified individuals that work with public, nonprofit, or private sector organizations who cater to better the lives of men, women, children and family structures across our country

Nursing Careers
Explore the range of nursing specialties, their respective job characteristics, and the licenses, certifications and degrees needed to get there. Provides career descriptions, expert interviews, and licensing and degree path information for anyone that is interested in pursuing Nursing or other healthcare careers.


Labor Outlook and Salary Information

When choosing a field, it is important to know what the labor outlook is and how much compensation you can expect to receive. The following links provide information that can help you explore the labor outlook and salaries of professions that are of interest to you.

Link to Zippia, Predicting the Future of the Job Market Zippia, Predicting the Future Job Market Over 3,000 expert opinions on what will be the most in demand skills, training, and technology.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site allows you to explore different professions and see which ones are projected to have the most growth.

Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS provides a wealth of information including employment rates, outlooks and wages, by area.

Link to O*Net Online websiteO*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
Salary.com Search occupation titles for average salaries, get information on cost of living in different geographic areas, and learn to negotiate your pay.
GlassDoor.com Glassdoor has the world's most complete data on real employees' salaries.