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Online Exploratory Resources

UW Oshkosh Home Page

http://www.uwosh.edu

Link to Academic Advising, Academic Departments, Student Clubs/Organizations, Study Abroad, Career Services, etc.

 

Majors & Careers Central; CollegeBoard.com

http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/

Easy to read major and career profiles and other helpful articles

 

MonsterTrak

http://content.monstertrak.monster.com/resources/archive/careerfields/

Links to a variety of useful (short and easy to read) articles

 

MonsterTrak; Major to Career Converter

http://content.monstertrak.monster.com/tools/careerconverter/

Select a major from a drop-down list and see a list of possible careers and actual job postings.

 

Explore Health Careers

www.explorehealthcareers.org


Careers in Science; National Institutes of Health

http://www.science.education.nih.gov/home2.nsf/Careers/Career+Exploration
Contains information on careers in the health and medical sciences.

 

My Majors

http://www.mymajors.com/

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.

 

Project Career

http://www.projectcareer.com
Free interest inventory; provides 4 top career field matches

 

Live Career

http://www.livecareer.com/?cobrand=CLEAR
Free assessment; long, but has very thorough results including Holland Code, matching fields, etc.

 

Major Decisions; Penn State University

http://www.psu.edu/dus/md/mdintro.htm

Good resource for understanding and responding to common myths and misconceptions.

 

Colleges & Careers; The Princeton Review

http://www.princetonreview.com/college/default.asp

Includes a career quiz to find out what careers match your work style and interest colors.

 

World of Work Map; ACT

http://www.act.org/wwm/
Provides work categories based on Holland Code.

 

Career Exploration Tools and Resources; Quintessential Careers

http://www.quintcareers.com/career_exploration.html

Guide to both free and fee based online assessments, offers an exploration checklist for students.

 

Transferable Skills Survey; University of Minnesota Duluth

http://www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/car/self/career_transfer_survey.html

Survey allows students to identify their strength areas – does not link these to any specific careers or majors.

 

Occupational Information Network

http://online.onetcenter.org/

Contains a Skills Search activity that allows students to identify their skills and match to potential occupations.

 

Career OneStop; Career InfoNet

http://www.acinet.org/acinet/

Occupation information, industry information and state based information about growing fields, trends, etc.

 

Job Profiles

http://www.jobprofiles.org/index.htm

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

http://www.nycareerzone.org/

Allows for exploration of career clusters, includes a brief self-assessment based on the Holland Model.

 

Career Planner.com

http://www.careerplanner.com/

Includes online career tests – for a fee - plus planning information, advice and ideas.

 

The Career Key

http://www.careerkey.org/index.asp

General information about career development, decision making and the Holland Theory, fee based assessments.

 

Kiersey Temperament Sorter

http://www.advisorteam.com/temperament_sorter/register.asp

Includes an assessment with a brief summary report – there is a fee for a more in-depth report.
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