Career Search Tools

EVALUATION TOOLS

Browse career descriptions using the tools below. Use this chart to evaluate whether a career path is a good fit for each student.

This system has information on every college major and career-tech training field offered by every post-secondary institution in the U.S. It also helps students create an integrated career and education plan.

Most ASPIRE sites have access to CIS. If your site does not, you can access CIS through a local library or WorkSource Center.

This comprehensive college and career readiness guide helps schools align students' strengths and interests to the development of post-secondary goals.

Check with your coordinator to see if your site uses Naviance.

Research Careers

O*Net Online

A search engine to explore different careers and their descriptions.


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.

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.

Military Careers

Search and get details on 150+ enlisted and officer occupations. Describes training, advancement, and educational opportunities. Encourage interested students to get in contact with local recruiter

Educational requirements

Oregon Career Pathways

Provides visual road-maps 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-ASVAB

Aptitude test used by US military to determine qualification and potential careers for enlistment in the Armed Forces. Direct interested students to a military recruiter.