Career Exploration Resources
Career exploration is as important as the major exploration process. Some students have a career in mind that guides that choice of major, while other students know what they want to major in and then begin searching for a career.
Below are resources to help you begin the career exploration process.
Job Shadowing Resources
Job Shadowing is a great way to connect your classroom experience to career paths, industries, and companies. As you decide on a major and are exploring career opportunities, job shadowing allows you to gain first-hand knowledge on different careers, as well as begin to learn about the type of workplace and tasks you may want in a future career.
- Everything You Need To Know About Job Shadowing
- Where Can I Job Shadow Worksheet
- How To Request A Job Shadow: Script for Email, Script for Phone Call
- Potential Questions To Ask During Your Job Shadowing Experience
Websites For Career Exploration
The below websites are great resources that can assist you as you begin to explore career options.
Web-based program to help students
explore their interests, learn about careers,
and find connects to jobs
Resources found through the
Office of Career Services
Occupational profiles including wages,
employment trends, education and
training, and career videos
Find information on relating to tasks,
knowledge, skills, abilities, work
activities and context, interests,
work values, wages and employment
and related occupations for over 950 jobs