Career Exploration

Choosing a major/career is an important decision that will shape your college education and subsequent career path. When choosing a major, consider:

  • What keeps your interest and motivation?
  • What challenges you?
  • What reflects your values?
  • What is within your abilities?
  • What is a realistic and attainable goal?

Selecting a major is not a decision that should be made hastily. You should spend time researching different majors in a variety of fields, talking with academic advisors/counselors, professors and other students. Listed below are some resources to help you with this decision. 

Also watch for events, workshops and presentation that are designed to provide more information regarding your career choice and/or professional development. 

Candid Career

What is Candid Career?

  • A fun and efficient way to explore careers!  Similar in nature to YouTube.
  • Discover career fields you did not even know existed and learn what it takes to get there.
  • Save your favorites to help guide your college and/or career discussions.
  • Use the advice to further educate yourself on your favorite careers, complete pre-requisites, and pursue internships and job openings.

www.candidcareer.com/UnivMichiganFlint

Career Exploration

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interest are and how they relate to the world of work. Be completing this questionnaire, it will help you find out what you like to do and what type of careers you might want to explore. 

The O*NET Interest Profiler is sponsored by the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administrations, and developed by the National Center for O*NET development. 

 

 

Glassdoor

Glassdoor holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, office photos, job postings and more.

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major?

Wondering how to connect majors to careers? Wondering what jobs you might obtain with your major? Click more to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.