Explore career and major options
Last Updated: Sep 4, 2013
Contact the friendly coaches at the
The GPS office can help with:
•One-on-one coaching tailored to each student's needs
•Exploration of majors, co-curricular activities, and career possibilities
•Taking the FOCUS Assessment to discover compatible career paths
•Drafting an IAP that may include the StrengthsFinder Assessment
Check out the Career Services website for a wide range of resources!
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:
* the training and education needed
* expected job prospects
- O*NET Occupational Information Network
O*NET allows you to match your skills to occupations and search for occupations using keywords.
From the U.S. Dept. of Labor, this site contains information about occupations, industries, guides to colleges and universities by occupation, and much more!
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly
Produced four times a year, this publication from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides in depth profiles of selected careers.
- What Do You Like?
Explore career options based on your likes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Fastest Growing Occupations
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics and updated yearly. Shows what the fastest growing occupations are for every education level (associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral).
- Majors and Careers
Explore majors and careers from the College Board website.
- Career Transitions (TEL)
Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.
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