Career Resources Links

  
 
Academic Info - is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers)
 
Accredited Nursing Colleges.org - nursing information
 
 
Becomeopedia - find out how to become any career

Bestcolleges.com - A guide for students that covers internships, resumes, interviewing and closing the deal

BestNursingDegree.com - Nursing: Nursing Schools, Degree programs, Career information, and Relevant articles

Business Degree Online - Careers in the fields of Business and Accounting. Includes videos, career information and colleges offering programs

CACareerCafe.com
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A great place to begin your career journey is to visualize what you want your future to be

Careerjet.com

 
Career Assessments (Free):
- Holland Code Quiz - Each question is an opportunity for you to describe the kinds of things you as a person can do, might like to do or the action that most fits you.
- Jung Typology Test -
based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typological approach to personality.
 
Career OneStop - Find jobs--from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Identify job-ready workers with the right skills. Locate public workforce services in your area. Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get resume writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more!
 
 
Career Zone California - California CareerZone is a spin-off of the New York CareerZone, a proven, successful career exploration and planning system designed especially for students. Users are encouraged to work through the Interest Profiler, Work Importance Profiler, and Assess Yourself assessment based on the Holland Codes for self-exploration. Comprehensive information on 900 occupations includes state specific wages, worker attributes, job characteristics, and much more. There are 300 career videos that give users a snap shot of the featured occupation
 
CNA Classes - Your Source to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant
 
Counselor-License.com - counselor licensing/certification
 
Culinary Career/School Information

Date Difference Calculator - This site provides an online date calculator to help you find the difference in the number of days between any two calendar dates. Simply enter the start and end date to calculate the duration of any event.

Debt.org - Information on debt planning including the job search, unemployment, financial aid, retirement planning, etc. – Lots of free information, but may be fees involved when seeking assistance
 
eMedicalAssistants.com - Medical assistants information
 
Exam2Jobs.com - help with certification exams for your dream job and job listings
 
Glassdoor.com gives you an inside look at company salaries, reviews and interview questions for more than 26,000 companies
 
 
Insidecareerinfo.com - Find out about careers from people who really are working in the field. Feedback, advice and rating included
 
Institute of Education Sciences U.S. Department of Education - see and compare profiles of nearly 7,000 colleges and universities across the nation
 
 
 
Jung Typology Test - This free online test is based on Carl Jung and Isabel Myers-Briggs typological approach to personality
 
Employment Development Department - Labor Market Info Career Information - Whether you are an employer or a job seeker, a student or an economic developer, you can find the information here to help you make informed decisions
 
HumanServicesEDU.org - variety of information about the growing sector of Human Services
 
Kuderjourney - career assessment/information
 
Largest Employers in the "Santa Clarita Valley" - view a list of some of the largest employers in Santa Clarita Valley. List provided by the City of Santa Clarita

Learn How To Become... - in-depth career information and guidance
 
Medical Billing and Coding Training - provides information about careers in Medical Billing and Coding Training
 
 
Microsoft Resume and Cover Letter Templates - resume templates include: entry-level & college students, experienced professionals, job specific, career moves and academic

My Skills - My Future - type in your past careers, get a list of future careers/jobs
 
Nurse Practitioner Programs - Information and links to private and public colleges that offer Nurse Practitioner Programs
 
Nursingdegreeguide.com - RN-to-BSN -RN-to-MSN - nursing information
 
Nursingexplorer.com/careers - information about nursing careers, entrance exams, nursing specific scholarships, glossary, etc.
 
 
Nursing-Schools-Degrees - online resource for Nursing Education and Career Information
 
Nursing Schools Guide - search nursing schools, scholarships, and careers
 
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development- Healthcare Workforce Development Division - Healthcare Pathways serves as a resource for sharing invaluable information to students interested in becoming healthcare professionals. It also communicates information about healthcare activities and/or issues that affect underserved communities and underrepresented individuals throughout California
 
O*Net - Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) - 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. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations
 
Onlinejobapplications - #1 Source For Free Printable Online Job Applications!

Onlinemastersprograms.org/career-center/ - Career Center information page, a compiled a list of resources to help you take the steps towards becoming gainfully employed and more.
 
Path 2 Careers
Psychology Career Information
 
Readyprepinterview - Search for the position you are interviewing for. The questions are listed in the order of importance based on the skills and qualities needed to do the job.
 
Resume Help Websites:

-Resumes For America - College of the Canyons Career Services department and Resume For America have partnered to bring you an excellent online resume builder! You must have a @canyons.edu or @my.canyons.edu email account to use this website.
- BLS.gov
- Great Sample Resumes - resume samples
- Helpmyresume.org
- Job & Career Center - resume information
- Purdue Online Writing Lab
- Resume Dictionary
- Resume Edge - Resume and cover letter information and samples
 
Riley Job Hunting Guide - A general guide to employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet

RNtoBSN - Nursing Information
 
Santa Clarita Valley Business Directory - provided by the SCV Chamber of Commerce
 
 
 
StateStats.org - How to find a job using LinkedIn
 
 
The Nursing School - This site will give you more information about the educational offers in nursing, the programs, levels, possible career options, and especially about travel nursing which is becoming more and more popular each day
 
Tutorials - free computer, math, etc. tutorials to help increase your job skills
 
Typing Test - locations identified by COC Career Services to get your typing speed measured. Updated periodically - last updated 2010
 
 
 
What can I do with this major? - A convenient website that helps you connect majors with careers
 
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