Career Search and Assessment Tools
Online College and Career Research Tools

Career Information System (CIS)- Ask your coordinator if your site licenses the use of CIS; if so request the login information.  If not, you can access the site through most local libraries and all WorkSource Centers.  This user-friendly system has information on every college major and career-tech training field offered by every post-secondary institution in the U.S.  It also has an extensive scholarship and career database and helps students create a career plan and a matching education plan.

 Ask your coordinator if your site licenses the use of Naviance; if so request the login information.This comprehensive k-12 college and career readiness solution that helps districts and schools align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals.

Occupational Outlook Handbook- A search engine through the United State Department of Labor. You can explore careers' pay, education and training and the future outlook for those occupations.

O*Net Online A search engine to explore different careers and their descriptions. 

State of Oregon Employment Department Career Explorer- Great way to explore careers, salaries, education requirements, specifically in the state of Oregon. Does not specifically match careers with majors.  

Search College Majors and Career Technical Fields

Oregon Career Pathways- 
Provides visual roadmaps of career-technical certificate programs at all Oregon Community Colleges. 

College Board Index of Majors- Great resource to explore different careers and what majors correlate with these career paths. 


Military CareersSearch and get details on 152 enlisted and officer occupations. Describes training, advancement, and educational opportunities. Note: encourage interested students to get in contact with local recruiter 

Assessments- Discover Student's Interests

O*Net Online Interest Assessment- A quick online quiz to gauge interest and match potential career options. 

Military- ASVAB This is an aptitude test that the US military uses to determine qualification and potential careers for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. Direct interested students to a military recruiter. 

Princeton Review Career Quiz- Very quick quiz which connects interests with possible careers. 

Jung Typology/ Myers-Briggs indicator- Describes strengths and preferences. This has detailed summaries that may be too text heavy for many students. It does connect preferences with possible careers. A lot of advertisements.