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Online Resources for Career Planning & Major Choice:

  • CareersWiki – provide lots of information about careers in healthcare, travel & tourism, government/law, finance/Marketing/press, education, and construction. This resource includes job descriptions, salaries, job outlook etc. All of this is based on government resources.
  • Becomeopedia.com – Review information on what it takes to “become any career”. Use this resource to find out more about many different industries and careers from arts and design, government work, sports careers, trade and more.
  • Howtobecome.com – Explanation of how to become over 500 common careers, including job requirements, salary, and what majors are needed
  • Jobshadow.com – Shadow real people’s jobs online. You can read real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the careers they have. If you’re career hunting, trying to find out ‘what career is right for me’, ‘what job is right for me’, don’t like your current job, want to career mentor and help others, or just plain curious you can read about and explore the different career options and shadow people’s jobs online.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Survey information regarding careers from the U.S. Department of Labor. Use this resource to find out more information about specific careers including job outlook, education and training needed, salaries and much more.
  • What Can I Do With This Major? – Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.
  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter – This is the most widely used personality instrument in the world. It is a powerful 70 question personality instrument that helps individuals discover their personality type. This can help give direction regarding what jobs are right for your personality type.
  • Life Values Inventory – Your values are the lenses through which you view yourself and your world. As values develop, they are crystallized and prioritized to form a values system. In essence, they form your own “personal truth” from which self-esteem, fulfillment, and resilience develop.
  • O*NET Interest Profiler – This can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do.

 

  • Purple Briefcase  - Job Search Resources

  • Internship Contract Deadlines

    Summer Internship — Due: May 1st (appeal period until July 31)

    Fall Internship — Due: Aug 15 (appeal period until end of first week of classes)

    Winter Internship — Due: Dec 1st (no appeal period)

    Spring Internship — Due: Dec 1st (appeal period until end of first week of classes)

    Contracts submitted during appeal period must be accompanied by an Appeal Form regardless of reason or circumstances. After that date, Internships may not earn credit.

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