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 danielle.gallant@uvm.edu 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

How to Join an Interest Group

Fill out the form linked below to be added to one or more of our Interest Groups.

Join Our Interest Groups