College and Career Search Tools

Step 1 = Complete a Career Assessment

A search engine to explore different careers and their descriptions.

Step 2 = Research Careers

Use the tools below and have your students compare the different career options that interest them. Use this tool to evaluate whether a career is a good fit.

Great way to explore careers, salaries, education requirements, specifically in the state of Oregon. Does not specifically match careers with majors.

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.

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.

step 3 = Search College Majors and Career Technical Fields

Provides visual roadmaps of career-technical certificate programs at all Oregon Community Colleges. Take a look at the Oregon Community College degree planning view book.

Great resource to explore different careers and what majors correlate with these career paths.

Military Resources

Search 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

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.