Career Counseling Resources
 
The links below are resources to help you with career related inquiries such as job search, assessment, resume writing, career and major research and so much more!  Enjoy as you enter a journey to discovering more about yourself which will help lead you make better informed decisions about your career goals.  I invite you to visit COC's Career Center's webpage for many more great resources and to learn about their services http://www.canyons.edu/offices/careercenter.
 
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California Career Cafe   A wonderful site that assists students with career assessment, identifying a career path, research information and much more.  This website is complete with everything you'll need to get started in selecting a major/career and explore your options.
California Career Zone   A useful website to explore careers.  It allows you to assess yourself using the Holland code, and even get a reality check.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
 
 
Find hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse that provides information on training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions and links to related occupations.
MonsterTrak
 
Online, Monster Trak offers assistance in the job search from resume development to preparing for job interviews. 
O*Net Center
 
A database used to explore occupations, identify current job skills (and get a list of occupations that match skills), and get a snapshot of the skills and knowledge required for selected occupation.  This replaces the old Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
JobHuntersBible.com
 
Richard Bolles' new internet site designed to supplement the latest version of What Color is Your Parachute, the grandfather of all career planning books.
JobStar Central
 
Produced by the public libraries of California, it has the best overall Resume resource guide on the WWW. The Career Guides feature links to trends, news, information by career area, career planning and assessment tools from one location. The Guides for Specific Careers is very helpful as they include the best information from various university career centers, links to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, "California Career Guides", and the About Work Career Database. Salary Information and the Hidden Job Market are also included.
Career Development eManual
 
 
The online version of the second edition of this manual developed by the University of Waterloo.  A useful took for university students but also for others in any stage of career planning.  Topics include self-assessment in personality, aptitude and values and how to match these characteristics with potential occupations.  Job hunting strategies are also explored.
Career Ideas
 
 
A guide for career titles related to 22 popular college majors from the University of Texas.
Careers.Org
 
 
Includes thousands of links to jobs, employers, businesses, education and career professionals on the web plus other career resources such as software lists, publications, resource evaluations with everything cross-referenced geographically.
Career Options by Academic Major
 
 
Kansas State University posts its own publication relating careers to college majors, and links to other similar sites on the Internet.
The Riley Guide
 
 
The Riley Guide introduces the online job search, listing many online sites and services that are useful for the job search.
Career Magazine
 
 
A career search service.  It includes  job postings which tend to have a technical focus and a free resume bank, there are valuable sections featuring articles devoted to college students (On Campus) and to women and minorities (Focus on Diversity). 
Career One Stop
 
A website to locate occupation information, industry and state information.  Multiple topics related to exploring the labor market, career tools, and more.
Mapping Your Future
 
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).
Princeton Review’s Career Exploration Page
 
 
Explore careers, majors, personal style and so much more.
What can I do with a major in…
 
The University of North Carolina’s Career Center has developed this site that includes job titles and related web links with a variety of college majors. 
What can I do with this major?
 
 
From the University of Wisconsin, a resource listing typical employers, career areas, strategies designed to maximize career opportunities and web links to majors at the University of Wisconsin.
 
 
 
 
Through College Board, it helps students explore majors, find colleges, and research careers
My Cool Center
 
Allows students to explore various careers while still in school.  Links to various topics like hot careers, which careers are a good fit and so much more!
 
The CAREERLINK website utilizes current computer technology, the internet, interactive feedback, and instant data analysis to provide you with information supporting your career development process.
My Majors.com
 
MyMajors.com provides useful advice on college majors that a high school student or college freshman with your interests and achievements might enjoy and excel in.  It’s free!
CSU Long beach - Career Center
 
This link through CSU Long Beach’s career center provides information on career counseling, choosing a major, career planning, graduate school, career workshops and resources.
UCLA Career Guide
 
A Guide through UCLA’s Career Center on career planning, job strategies, resumes, interviewing and more.
 
This website offers advise on Majors and Careers.  We help with advice and tools you can really use - from self-assessment tests to help with finding your first job
 
Hospital.com
 
  Hospital jobs.
The New Essay - OnlineDegrees.org   The resource provides insight into the college application essays in the modern and digital age.
 
Careerjet
 
  An employment search engine for the USA. In one simple search, Careerjet gives the job seeker access to a massive selection of jobs that are compiled from various internet sources, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually.