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Career Planning & Exploration


WSC Career Planning Resources

  Academic Advising - The Counseling Center staff helps those students unsure of their academic major and career directions to select appropriate classes and explore career alternatives.
  Career Planning - Career planning is an information-gathering, decision-making process. It includes organizing personal biographical data, taking interest and personality inventories, assessing occupational skills, and gathering information about various occupations. The outcome of the career planning process is a plan of action regarding the next steps to be taken toward career goals.
  Programs of Study at WSC  - Learn specific information about WSC majors, minors, concentrations and endorsements.
  What Can I Do With This Major? - Use this link to learn about more than 75 majors and how they lead to various career fields.  If your exact major is not listed, find a field that is similar or related to what you are studying or are interested in.
  WSC Graduate Surveys - Includes starting salary information and job titles for past graduates.



Career Exploration Resources - Find out how to attain any career!  Includes information about education requirements, job descriptions, salaries and career paths. - Evaluate career options and find schools offering training in specific careers. Find salaries, educational levels, job totals (including part-time & self-employed), for hundreds of careers as well as skills required and characteristics of those already employed in the career field.
  Career One Stop - This site, sponsored by the US Department of Labor, is a One Stop shop providing career exploration assistance, education and training resources, wage and salary information as well as many other resources to help with your job search.
  The Career Project  - This site is an interactive career profile database that allows you a personal and uncensored look into thousands of real careers and jobs through the eyes of the people who work them.
  Careers Out There - This site features many interview videos with professionals from all types of careers talking about what they do. - Details on hundreds of careers, including salary data by occupation and city, required educational levels, career videos, career stories from people currently on the job and original career overview articles. - Not sure what kind of career you want?  Discover careers you didn’t even know about, searching this site by Career Families.
  JobShadow.comRead real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the careers they have. - Considering a career in the medical field?  This site will provide information on the various medical fields, medical schools as well as the advantages and disadvantages of a medical career.

WorldWideLearn - Use this online education guide to further explore your chosen college major, research areas of study that interest you, or discover career paths that perhaps you've never thought of before.



Occupational Information and Outlook

  Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

O*NET - O*NET OnLine is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the database containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.

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