Whether you are confident about your major and career goals or are completely undecided, exploring your options is beneficial when making important decisions about your future. Finding the right major and career for you is a process consisting of 4 steps:
Step 1 | Step 2 | Step 3 | Step 4
Step 1: Engage in Self-Assessment
My Next Move
This interactive site helps individuals learn more about career options. Take the Interest Profiler to help you discover what your interests are and how they relate to careers.
A valuable online resource that allows you to explore your interests and values, and connects majors to careers. Find information about the types of employers and industries that hire people within each major, and learn what it takes to be a more marketable candidate.
Career One Stop Skills Profiler
Your skills describe what you like to do and what you do well. Discover your skillset and match your top skills to job types that use those skills.
Career One Stop Values Assessment
This website will help you discover how your values match occupations.
Take this free and fun personality test to discover and learn more about your personality traits.
Step 2: Research & Evaluate Majors and Careers
This website includes an online database with detailed descriptions of hundreds of various careers.
What Can I Do With This Major
Connect your college major with careers. This resource provides information on a variety of majors and tells you where you can
work and what you can do with each major, as well as provides helpful tips about how to get started in your career field.
Step 3: Explore Colleges & Educational Opportunities
College Board Big Futures
This site helps you develop your educational plan to take you to your future career goals. Search colleges by type, size, location, majors, cost and more.
CCM Transfer Services
The office of Transfer Services can help you prepare and plan for continuing your education. The Transfer Services web page provides valuable information and resources to help you smoothly transition into a four-year college or university.
Step 4: Gain Experience
CCM Career Services
The office of Career Services can assist you in finding jobs and internships that will help you gain insight about careers and provide first-hand experience into your chosen field. Whether you want to give yourself an edge in the job market, explore a career path, gain confidence, develop and refine your skills, or network with professionals in your field of interest, Career Services can help!