Career exploration is the first step in planning your career path!
Career exploration involves learning about yourself and learning about different occupations.
Learning about yourself includes identifying your skills, talents, values, aspirations, and interests. This process is important, as you select your major and start to define your career path.
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We offer two free career assessments that will help you identify your skills, talents, values, aptitudes and interests:
Researching different occupations is the second part of career exploration.
Occupation is defined as a category of jobs that have similar characteristics, skills, or responsibilities.
An example of an occupation would be: Healthcare. This occupational category would include doctors, nurses, dentists, surgical technicians, CNAs, phlebotomists, medical assistant, etc.
Researching different occupations and the jobs within those occupations provide you with valuable insight about each job.
Job information includes:
Here are some great resources that will help you research your career options:
View video interviews from professionals giving advice to job hunters and speaking about their career experiences.
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