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Explore Career Options

Aims students attend allied health career fair. Four students in blue scrubs talk with healthcare providers
 Allied Health students attend a career fair at Aims Community College to learn about career opportunities. 


Learn Job Requirements

Researching career options gives you valuable insight into occupations so you can understand which careers might satisfy you, what qualities you need to bring to the table and whether the career can sustain the life you want to lead. Job information includes:

  • Daily tasks
  • Skills and abilities
  • Work environment
  • Required education and credentials
  • Work styles and values
  • Projected growth

Helpful Career Discovery Resources

You can use these tools to help you discover the right career for you and make a plan to get started at Aims.

  1. Begin the career discovery and exploration process by completing the Strong Interest Inventory™ and working with a career coach to interpret your results. Schedule an appointment with Aims career coach Ty' Ray to complete the inventory.
  2. Use this handy career guide to reflect on what motivates you. (ex. interest, personality, experiences, values, gifts, and skills)
  3. Search specific careers for an overview at My Next Move.
  4. Discover your interest with the O*NET Interest Profiler.  
  5. Use this tool to help you find possible job transitions, based on LinkedIn insights into skills similarity at Linkedin.
  6. Discover resources for occupations, career exploration, job search, salary information, training and education, certifications, skills transferability, and much more at CareerOneStop.
  7. Check out Roadtrip Nation for empowering stories that provide the confidence and tools to find a career that matters to you.  
  8. Find detailed career information and outlook for hundreds of occupations in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  9. View video interviews from professionals giving advice to job hunters and speaking about their career experiences at Candid Career.
  10. Connect your major to potential careers at What Can I Do With This Major?
  11. Learn about potential career paths based on your interests, personality traits, and skills at CareerExplorer. It offers various assessment tools and resources to guide you through the process of discovering careers that align with your strengths and preferences.