Four Year Planning Guide - Major/Career Exploration - Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

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How many times will you change careers in your lifetime? Studies show the number is increasing. How successful you'll be in making transitions among careers can at least be partially attributed to the amount of career research and preparation you've done.

It's critical to conduct research into various careers that interest you. The more research you do, the more likely a career path will become evident to you.

Career research involves leveraging a mix of online and offline resources. The importance of career research in today's highly competitive job environment cannot be overstated.

If you want to maximize the chances of finding a career in which you will thrive, and which will be grateful to have you, you need to do some research.

Website Resources

50 Highest Paying College Majors - An article by glassdoor.

CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the US Department of Labor - your source for career exploration, training and jobs.

CAREERwise Education - A comprehensive site for exploring careers and educational choices in Minnesota.

Department of Employment and Economic Development - Provides information to help job seekers make informed decisions and state lawmakers develop public policy benefiting Minnesotans.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - The definitive source of occupational information in the United States.

ONET - Comprehensive information on attributes and characteristics of most occupations.

Explore career fields and learn what it takes to get there! Click on one of the videos or on Browse to be taken to a new site to see the full list of videos and learn about career profiles.