Career Development

Career development resources for aspiring professionals.

Career Change Center

Career change guides, tutorials and resources for professionals in transition.

Job Search Resources

Job search resources, websites, guides and directories for job seekers.

Career Exploration Tools and Reources

Whether you’re a student searching for your first career, a job-seeker in between jobs, or a season professional considering a career change the career exploration websites and resources below can help you make a successful and lasting tradition.

Career Exploration Website and Resources

  • CareerOverview.com – offers a comprehensive career information guide providing career reviews, job descriptions, and employment forecasts. Selecting the right career and making informed career decisions requires reliable information about the opportunities that a particular occupation may provide. Unfortunately, so many individuals are quick to pursue a career path that ultimately does not enable them to acheive their professional aspirations. CareerOverview.com can help you find out more about a career before pursuing a career path.
  • Vocational Information Center – allows job seekers to explore vocational and technical careers, check out the skills employers really want, find a trade school, research technical topics and take a look at the current job market.
  • EUREKA – offers career exploration, career information, skills, and career assessments. Also enables you to locate colleges, universities, and trades schools that match your unique needs and career goals.
  • Career Development Manual from the University of Waterloo – provides a variety of self-assessment forms and career exploration exercises that can be printed and work at your own pace.
  • Major Resource Kits – provided by the University of Delaware – a large collection of useful “kits” for assessing a variety of majors. Major Resource Kits include descriptions of majors, job titles, career paths resource materials.
  • What Can I Do With A Major In…? – provided by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington Career Services deparment. Is a great resource that provides careers associated with different majors and links to major career websites.
  • What Can I Do With A Major In…? – provided by the Ashland University. Is a great resource that provides careers associated with different majors and links to major career websites.

Job, Occupation and Career Profiles

  • Career Descriptions – short career descriptions including job titles and education requriements for specific careers. Provided by CareerExplorer.net.
  • Career Browser – allows you browse jobs withing a variety career fields and find out about workings conditions, employment forecasts, and related professions. This service is provided by Collegeboard.com.
  • Jobprofiles.org – allows you to read job profiles submitted by working professionals. Profiles include how rewarding the professionals find their jobs, job working conditions, future job challenges, and addition job specific advice.