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Online Exploratory Resources

UW Oshkosh Home Page

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


Majors & Careers Central;

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.


My Majors

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
Free interest inventory; provides 4 top career field matches


Live Career
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.


Job Profiles

Contains job profiles written by the people who work in those jobs; rewards, stresses, skills, challenges and advice.


Career Zone; – 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.


Kiersey Temperament Sorter

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