Career Exploration & Planning

Below you will find a comprehensive set of resources that help students explore what jobs are out in the market place and what skills and qualifications they require.

ASVAB Career Exploration Program

The ASVAB Career Exploration Program is a tool designed to you make career decisions. This free program includes the world's most widely used multi-aptitude test battery and an interest inventory.

CareerOneStop

CareerOneStop provides you with pathways to national career success that includes: exploring careers, salary and benefits, education and training, job search, resume and interviews, unemployment, disability and employment, veterans services.The more you know about the job market, the more you can build career resilience. This means doing better at finding jobs, keeping a job once you get hired, and getting reemployed if you lose a job. This site provides tools and links to learn which occupations are locally in high demand in your area and pay good wages.

O*NET

O*NET is the official US Department of Labor website that includes information on career development, career assessments, and detailed descriptions of over 800 occupations.

Who Do U Want 2B?

Who Do U Want 2B offers career exploration, games, and an interest inventory for students of all ages.

Salary Zone

By using the “Salary Wizard,” students can find the salaries for many different occupations in different regions of the country. It’s an excellent way to research the pay for various jobs.

Salary

Identify any job you may want — in any location (in the United States) you want — and tells you the base pay for that occupation.

Salary Surfer

As students and their families make important decisions about investing their time and money in pursuing a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is making available for the first time comparative information about the earnings of recent graduates who received an award in a specific program area at California community colleges.

My Next Move

Search careers, browse careers by industry, and access the web-based O*Net Interest Profiler to help you find out what your interests are and how they related to the world of work. The Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

California Occupational Guides

The California Occupational Guides provides detailed information on California wages, job outlook, education, and licensing requirements for approximately 300 occupations. The Guides offer occupational information to assist with making informed career choices. Informed career decisions lead to a satisfying work life. The Summary Guide includes job descriptions, job outlooks, wages, and qualification requirements.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Nation-wide resources to explore careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook helps you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

CIT Career Search

The CityTownInfo.com career directory presents information on hundreds of employment categories and thousands of schools, to help you find and pursue careers of interest.

America's Career InfoNet

This helps you decide which career to pursue and provides information on a specific field or occupation. Resources include great links to stats, training sources, wage information, etc.

Employment Development Department Labor Market Info

The EDD Labor Market Information Division provides data and links to resources that you will find helpful to assist with searching for jobs. Use the Occupational Guides or Occupation Profile to locate wages, benefits, training, and other information as you explore career opportunities. Use the Occupation Profiles for similar state info geared more towards job search.

CareerOneStop

CareerOneStop provides you with pathways to national career success that includes: exploring careers, salary and benefits, education and training, job search, resume and interviews, unemployment, disability and employment, veterans services.The more you know about the job market, the more you can build career resilience. This means doing better at finding jobs, keeping a job once you get hired, and getting reemployed if you lose a job. This site provides tools and links to learn which occupations are locally in high demand in your area and pay good wages.

Who Do U Want 2B?

Who Do U Want 2B offers career exploration, games, and an interest inventory for students of all ages.

My Next Move

Search careers, browse careers by industry, and access the web-based O*Net Interest Profiler to help you find out what your interests are and how they related to the world of work. The Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

What can I do with this major?

This site provides a list of common majors and their related careers and industries.

Monster Career Benchmarking

This site enables you to compare yourself to others in the job market. Information includes salary and compensation, work-life balance, education, and benefits.

Get My Future

Get My Future is a one-stop site for young adults who are looking for career options, training, and job search resources. Hosted by Careeronestop

Learn How to become...

Search career paths, research education options, job details, and salaries.

CIT Career Search

The CityTownInfo.com career directory presents information on hundreds of employment categories and thousands of schools, to help you find and pursue careers of interest.

America's Career InfoNet

This helps you decide which career to pursue and provides information on a specific field or occupation. Resources include great links to stats, training sources, wage information, etc.

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II)

An online personality assessment used for career and personal development. Used by Fortune 500 companies, professional counselors, and major universities.

Career Ship

Career Ship offers career exploration tools and an interest assessment.

Fun Works

Fun Works is a career development website that offers an interest quiz, games, and information on a variety of STEM careers.

My Skills My Future

The Department of Labor's mySkills myFuture site is designed to be a comprehensive resource for Americans looking for work. The site combines job listings from around the country with postings about training programs related to a student's desired profession.

JobComet

JobComet will help you find out what jobs you can get with a specific degree.

Employment Development Department Labor Market Info

The EDD Labor Market Information Division provides data and links to resources that you will find helpful to assist with searching for jobs. Use the Occupational Guides or Occupation Profile to locate wages, benefits, training, and other information as you explore career opportunities. Use the Occupation Profiles for similar state info geared more towards job search.

becomopedia.com

This site helps you find out how to become any career!

CA Career Zone

CA Career Zone is a website for student career exploration with online personality, values and interest assessments, descriptions and videos of many occupations. It provides California-specific information regarding job outlook, salary, and education. The site provides links to the California Reality Check and is hosted by the California Department of Education.

College Board Major and Career Profiles

This site is designed to help you gain college and career awareness.

California Career Center

A virtual counselor for career and college exploration and planning resources helps you map your futures.

CA Career Cafe

California Career Cafe is a virtual career center for California community college and high school students

My Plan

MyPlan.com helps you plan for a more fulfilling life by making well-informed decisions about your education and career. Whether you are deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning ahead for a first career, or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com helps you explore options and brings clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you. MyPlan.com also gives you an independent and unbiased truth about colleges, careers, and majors.

MyPath Career Coach

Discover majors, in-demand career, and education needed based on your interests!

Virtual Job Shadow

VirtualJobShadow.com empowers students to discover, plan and pursue their dreams witha unique video-based career planning platform. Interactive tools helps you develop career paths based on choice, not chance.

CA Career Zone

CA Career Zone is a website for student career exploration with online personality, values and interest assessments, descriptions and videos of many occupations. It provides California-specific information regarding job outlook, salary, and education. The site provides links to the California Reality Check and is hosted by the California Department of Education.

Road Trip Nation

Road Trip Nation is a television show and website produced by PBS, designed to help students explore careers through video-based information interviews across the world.

Who Do U Want 2B?

Who Do U Want 2B offers career exploration, games, and an interest inventory for students of all ages.

iSeek Career Videos

Variety of career videos developed by Minnesota State

Advanced Technological Education Television

Advanced Technological Education Televisio is an online video series with up to the minute information that connects you with education and employment opportunities.

Learn How to become...

Search career paths, research education options, job details, and salaries.

Virtual Job Shadow

VirtualJobShadow.com empowers students to discover, plan and pursue their dreams witha unique video-based career planning platform. Interactive tools helps you develop career paths based on choice, not chance.

www.creer.us

C'reer is a free mobile app that completes a career interest profile and assists with college and career matchmaking.