Selecting a major does not mean you will limit the career choices available to you after graduation. If you choose a major that you intrinsically enjoy, you are more likely to excel academically, you will be more motivated in the classes you take, and when it is time to start looking for a job or applying to graduate school you will be able to explain with enthusiasm why you chose your major and what you gained from doing so. When choosing a major it is beneficial to understand your strengths and your interests. Consider taking one or more of the self-assessment instruments offered through Naviance
- JobStar Central - click Guides for Specific Careers
- Online Occupational Outlook Handbook Keyword Search
- College Board's Career Descriptions
- Access America Careers
- Planning your Career
- Career Interest Inventories Job Descriptions
- California Career Zone
- Vault - Get the inside scoop on top occupations. Working professionals give their take on uppers, downers, career path, qualification, compensation and more.
- O*NET Online: Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all . . .
- United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Career OneStop: Good Jobs, Better Pay, Brighter Future