Career exploration websites can help you consider options by learning about likely salary ranges, qualifications, and specific pathways within fields.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
- Check out a myriad of ways to Get Experience
Curious about how your identity may play a role in your future career? Check out our Identity-Based Resources for: