Bailey Howe Library

Ready to explore possible career opportunities? We've got you covered.

Access resources for students who are exploring their options - including industry guides, interest inventories, and more.

Research Fields

Career exploration websites can help you consider options by learning about likely salary ranges, qualifications, and specific pathways within fields. 

  • O*NET 
    Search with key words, browse industries, get suggestions based on O*NET's dynamic profiler.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook 
    The government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations.
  • Candid Career
    A video library of career paths and related topics (access UVM's paid subscription through the link above).

Interest & Skill Inventories

Reflecting on your interests, skills, and personality can also help inform your choice of major and potential career paths.  These dynamic assessments/tools can help:

  • Career Explorer "the world's leading career advancement platform"
    Offers a free self-assessments that take about 30mins online.
  • Our Interests & Values module in Blackboard
    Offers handy reflection worksheets you can do at home (directions to enroll).
  • Certified Career Specialists in our office offer two professional assessments free of charge to students and alums
    Email to get started on either the:
    • The Strong Interest Inventory to consider how your interests may influence your career choice; OR
    • The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to learn more about your temperament and personality, which can impact career choices.

Experiential Learning

Learning by doing, especially outside of a traditional classroom setting, is a great way to get practical experience, develop transferable skills, explore interests, and discover possible career pathss. 

Identity-Based Resources

Curious about how your identity may play a role in your future career? Check out our Identity-Based Resources for:

The University of Vermont Career Center Division of Student Affairs


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