Major and Career Exploration

Major and career exploration

Major and Career Exploration is the process of learning about yourself and the world of work, selecting a major that is a good fit with your interests and goals, identifying and exploring satisfying occupations, and developing an effective strategy to reach your goals. Your Career Advisor can assist you with navigating the major and career exploration and decision making process.

What is Candid Careers? NEW!

  • Thousands of career videos! Industry professionals sharing their job descriptions, backgrounds and preparation advice.

  • A fun and effective way to explore careers through short 1-3 minute video clips.






Additional resources to assist you in your Major and Career Exploration:

becomeopedia.com

  • Find out the most up to date information on how to become anything!

CareerOneStop

  • Explore careers, salary, benefit information, education and training as well as career development resources.

Candid Careers

  • Search videos of real people speaking about their career experiences.

Focus 2 Online Career Planning System (Instructions and Access Code)

  • Allows self-assessment of skills, interests, as well as career and major exploration. First year students also complete this during Connections.

O*NET

  • Detailed descriptions of the world of work.

What Can I Do With This Major...? (Click on the link on the right hand side of the page)