Deciding on a Career & Major
4 Steps to a Career Decision
Step 2: Explore Occupations
Start exploring by reading and surfing the web. Here are some great places to start.
- The LPC Career Transfer Center and Employment Center -- Discover a wealth of printed and on-line information on careers, schools, employers, job search information, and more. Drop by building 900!
- EUREKA -- An online career assessment (including "Microskills" online card sort), career information, and college program site. Contact the LPC Career Transfer Center to gain full access to this useful site.
- California Occupational Guides -- Career, training, and labor market information for many occupations.
- O*Net Online -- One of the largest sources of occupational information: what the job is like, skills needed, pay, education, and more..
- Occupational Outlook Handbook -- Pick a job and find out all the facts: pay, employment outlook, training, and more.
- Career Guide to Industries -- Are you interested in a general career field (such as healthcare or business) and need to find out related occupations? Begin with a broad search and explore an industry.
- Reality Check A lifestyle self-assessment to determine the income needed for varying lifestyles and occupations that will financially support that lifestyle.