Career Exploration and Research

As you begin your career journey you will need to learn more about specific types of careers, job responsibilities, training and education, career tracks, salary and wage information, basic skills needed, challenges, etc.

Visit Career Services (3-108) and explore the various books and/or information in the Career Library. The following websites below provide you with a wealth of career planning information and advice from professionals in the field.

Print a copy of Career Services' Career Planning Guide.

Career Planning Information
Accounting Careers: www.accountingdegreesonline.org
America's Career Info Net: www.acinet.org
Art Careers: www.theartcareerproject.com/
The Best-Paying Blue-Collar Jobs: www.forbes.com
Careers in Psychology: www.careersinpsychology.org
CNA Classes: www.cnaclasses.org
Cool Jobs: www.cooljobs.com
Explore Degree Fields: www.careercornerstone.org
Explore Health Careers: www.explorehealthcareers.org
Get that Gig: www.getthatgig.com
The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers: www.idealist.org
Inside Career Info: www.insidecareerinfo.com/
Job Star:
Guides for Specific Careers
www.jobstar.org/tools/career/spec-car.php#Computers
Major to Career Converter: content.monstertrak.monster.com
NYS Department of Labor: www.labor.ny.gov
NYS Health Careers: www.healthcareersinfo.net
Occupational Information Network: online.onetcenter.org
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh
Princeton Review: www.princetonreview.com/college-major-search
Social Work Licensure: http://www.socialworklicensure.org
STEM Careers: http://stemcareer.com
What Can I Do With A Major In...
A link to the Career Center at the University of North Carolina at Asheville's web site
career.unca.edu/what-can-i-do-major