Career Exploration

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. The websites below provide you with a wealth of career planning information and advice from professionals in the field.

Career Counseling

Career counselors are available to meet individually with Monroe Community College students about any aspect of the career development process, from identifying an academic area of interest to engaging in the job search process. Students can schedule in-person appointments or stop by to meet with a counselor during walk-in hoursVirtual appointments and virtual drop-in hours are also available.  

Interactive Tools

Career Coach is a web-based career exploration tool with information on current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Identify your skills and receive personalized career and educational recommendations using MCC's SkillsMatch tool.

For additional resources, our career links document lists websites that provide information about many academic programs/majors and related careers.

Firsthand

Firsthand is a Career Research Library. It provides in-depth information on a wide range of careers, industries, and professions. It offers advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews, and networking. It also has current job and internship listings, company profiles, interview tips, and more.