Career options


Career exploration is not the same as searching for a job. It's the process of identifying what careers match your skills and interests mapping out the education or training needed to get there.

These YouTube playlists have snapshots of different career options, broken down by industry. The Career One Stop website has further resources on this careers too.

Info about job prep, wages, search, and outlook; higher education & training programs; scholarships, & military.

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

Careers Oregon 2020

Catalog on career research and planning, job search, education, & resources.

A search engine to explore different careers and their descriptions.

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.

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

Live industry chats are scheduled nearly every day through Oregon Connections/Nepris, offering opportunities to join live, virtual chats with professionals on a variety of topics that prepare students for college and career. Topics include:

Internships & Job Shadowing

Internships and job shadows are a great way for students to gain exposure to different types of careers and work experience. Ask your coordinator if there are local opportunities for students or see if you can host a student at your workplace.

What to Ask During a Job Shadow?: A guide for students during their job shadowing experience.