Online Exploratory Resources
UW Oshkosh Home Page
Link to Academic Advising, Academic Departments, Student Clubs/Organizations, Study Abroad, Career Services, etc.
Majors & Careers Central; CollegeBoard.com
Easy to read major and career profiles and other helpful articles
Links to a variety of useful (short and easy to read) articles
MonsterTrak; Major to Career Converter
Select a major from a drop-down list and see a list of possible careers and actual job postings.
Explore Health Careers
Careers in Science; National Institutes of Health
Contains information on careers in the health and medical sciences.
Major Information Pages link has good information about a variety of majors including; description of the field, specializations within the field, kinds of students who major in the field, courses these majors take, etc.
Free interest inventory; provides 4 top career field matches
Free assessment; long, but has very thorough results including Holland Code, matching fields, etc.
Major Decisions; Penn State University
Good resource for understanding and responding to common myths and misconceptions.
Colleges & Careers; The Princeton Review
Includes a career quiz to find out what careers match your work style and interest colors.
World of Work Map; ACT
Provides work categories based on Holland Code.
Career Exploration Tools and Resources; Quintessential Careers
Guide to both free and fee based online assessments, offers an exploration checklist for students.
Transferable Skills Survey; University of Minnesota Duluth
Survey allows students to identify their strength areas – does not link these to any specific careers or majors.
Occupational Information Network
Contains a Skills Search activity that allows students to identify their skills and match to potential occupations.
Career OneStop; Career InfoNet
Occupation information, industry information and state based information about growing fields, trends, etc.
Contains job profiles written by the people who work in those jobs; rewards, stresses, skills, challenges and advice.
Career Zone; NYCareerZone.org – New York State
Allows for exploration of career clusters, includes a brief self-assessment based on the Holland Model.
Includes online career tests – for a fee - plus planning information, advice and ideas.
The Career Key
General information about career development, decision making and the Holland Theory, fee based assessments.