Learn About Yourself
- Take career-related personality and interest inventories/surveys
- Get involved on campus!
- Explore– what are your favorite classes and why?
- Get involved in a club or organization of interest
- Think about what you love doing
Learn About Different Careers
- Visit online resources
- Talk to people in fields of interest
- Talk to Professors
- Do job shadowing
- Work some part-time jobs
- Get a short internship
- Conduct research projects
- Volunteer in the field and the community
- Gain leadership experiences (e.g. public speaking, lead a group project, etc.)
- Kansas Program SearchHelps you locate where specific majors and programs are taught in Kansas
- Interest ProfilerUses your interests to provide you potential career options
- What Can I Do With This Major?Great if you know what you want to major in but aren’t sure where you want to work! Provides in-depth descriptions for many different paths you can take
- Virtual Job ShadowExcellent for exploring careers, schools, and job offerings in an interactive and cooperative way; helps you figure out what you like, what jobs your interests are good for, where you can find programs that teach what you enjoy, and where you can find jobs after school
- Career OneStopThis source does a bit of everything. You can search for different career statistics, study programs, resume templates, job openings, and much more.
- My Next MoveSearch for careers specifically or by interests; find common and advantageous traits for lots of careers
- O*NET OnlineCompare careers by projected growth, industry, skills, daily activities, education level, and more!
- Occupational Outlook HandbookVery useful in comparing salaries, projected growth, and job descriptions; It’s powered by the Department of Labor, meaning the info accurately reflects national medians
Contact the Student Success Center in office A149 in the Hobble Academic Building