Sites to Explore Your Interests and Career Possibilities
www.cacareerzone.org – assessment tools, interest profiler, skills profiler, and work value profiler. Explore job families.
- Click on Assess Yourself (found on the left side of the page)
- Click on Interest Profile
- Click on Go (to the right of "Start a New Interest Profiler")
- Read and follow directions to take the assessment
California Career Center - The California Career Center (CalCC) is your career planning website with tools to help you map your future, whether looking ahead to college, apprenticeship, the military or other options. CalCC is focused on resources for students but also contains resources for counselors, parents, teachers, in short, anyone interested in developing the career self-management skills necessary in today's world of work.
5 Ways to Find Career Ideas - An article from the College Board on 5 ways to better know yourself in preparation for career planning down the road.
www.californiarealitycheck.com - Find out how much money you will need to pay for housing, transportation, and clothes, and which occupations will pay for all your needs.
www.onetonline.org/ - tool for career exploration and job analysis. O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
www.myfuture.com/careers - Follow My Pathway to take an online interview and find resources appropriate to your situation. Research careers and colleges and explore the military.
http://www.mynextmove.org/ - Take an interest inventory and browse careers by type and industry.
Mapping Your Future - http://mappingyourfuture.org//. Here you can explore careers, prepare for college (help with selecting a school and applying for admission), pay for college (financial aid), and manage your money (student loans and more). Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information.
What Do You Like? - This government site takes all its labor information and presents it in an easy to use website. The career information is organized by academic studies such as math, reading, science, music, etc.
What Can I Do With a Major In... - developed by the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, this site is useful for anyone trying to link a major with job titles; you'll also find job, internship, and industry information links.
Big Future Exploring Careers by the College Board - Career exploration information including a section on matching careers to degrees.