Exploring Careers

Once you have a better understanding of your interests, the resources below can help you to gather an understanding of potential career options:

Campus Resources

Online Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)Opens in new window is the U.S. government's premier source of career guidance and features hundreds of occupations. The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

California CareerZone

California CareerZoneOpens in new window is a proven, successful career exploration and planning system designed especially for students. Jobseekers, educators, and counselors will also benefit from the wealth of information on 900 occupations from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) database. The Interest Profiler has a series of questions about work activities that some people do on their jobs.


O*NETOpens in new window is tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

CareerOne Stop

CareerOne StopOpens in new window is your source for employment information and inspiration, the place to manage your career, your pathway to career success, and tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.

Career Key

Career KeyOpens in new window gives you expert help with career choices --career changes, career planning, job skills, and choosing a college major or educational program. It is based on the best science and practices of career counseling and the most complete and accurate information available.

My Next Move

The My Next Move websiteOpens in new window is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.

DO-IT Center

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) CenterOpens in new window is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make our communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive.

College Board

College BoardOpens in new window is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Bigfuture.collegeboard.org features more than 600 major and career profiles. Explore majors and careers that interest you now.

Explore Health Careers

ExploreHealthCareers.orgOpens in new window is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website that gives students (and educators) a reliable, comprehensive source of accurate, up-to-date information about the health professions.

Art Career Project

Art Career ProjectOpens in new window where you’ll find a breakdown of nearly every type of art and career you can imagine, from the normal to the more obscure. Some of the art careers you’ll find here include graphic design, painting, photography, golf course design, video game design, and even found art! If you don’t see your passion on our site, contact us and we’ll add it.