"Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom." - Aristotle
The key to making a MAJOR decision is awareness! To make the best decision, this involves
both self-awareness and external-awareness. You must be aware of your own interests,
strengths, abilities, preferences and more. Additionally, you must be aware of careers,
employers, trends and more related to potential professions. Use these tools to help
you gain the awareness you need to make the best MAJOR decision for you!
My Plan: Take the MyPlan assessments to compare how your skills, interests, personality and
work values line up with hundreds of different occupations!
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What Can I Do With This Major?: View common career areas that students enter based on major! View typical employers
that hire students in this field and strategies to maximize career opportunities.
O*NET Online - Main Search: Research occupations of interest with significant detail! Learn about work related
tasks, activities, values, education required, average wages, related fields and much
O*NET Online - My Next Move: Get a quick overview of occupations of interest! Learn about work related tasks, technology
used, knowledge, skills and abilities required, education required, average wages,
job outlook and more!
BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook: Discover detailed information about different occupations! This site is searchable
by: Median Pay, Number of New Jobs (Projected), Growth Rate (Projected), and Education
Levels. Additionally, once you choose an occupation, you can use the "How to Become
One" tab to learn about required education, training, licensing and more!
LinkedIn: Use the Advanced Search feature to search for people in positions you might be interested
in! You will be able to see how they got to where they are, including previous jobs
and their major in college. You may even find a job that you didn't know existed!
Your Network: Your network includes everyone you know! This means classmates, professors, friends,
parents, family members, local businesses and more. Talking to people you know could
lead to a referral or connection that you may not be currently aware of!