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Career Resources

Researching Careers

 

Californiacolleges 

This is an excellent resource for Career and College planning in California.  You can create an account to save your research or just explore. 

CACareerZone

This is another good site that allows you to assess yourself, explore careers and make money choices—California based information.  You have the option of creating an account to save your information.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of labor statistics is a national database of jobs.  Easy to use and has mini-videos on various occupations.

 

Career Resources

  • California Career Café: This virtual career center, specifically for California Community College students, offers assessments and many other resources to help you find your best career path.
    • Section 1: GET STARTED to uncover who you are and where you want to be. Self-assessments will help you uncover your strengths, talents, passions, personality and learning style.
    • Section 2: GET A PATHWAY helps you to explore California’s 15 industry sectors.

  • My Next Move: This interactive tool helps students and job seekers learn more about themselves and their career options.  The O*NET Interest Profiler offers personalized career suggestions based on a person’s interests and level of work experience.  My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. My Next Move is developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development, under the sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.

  • California Career Zone: The California Career Zone site offers a brief assessment of interests based on Holland’s codes. It also has a 30 minute Interest Profiler that helps students explore vocations based on their interests. The Work Importance Profiler helps students explore their values in the workplace. All assessments are free of charge. There is a fun section called Reality Check that helps students explore their preferred lifestyle and the cost of that lifestyle.

Apprenticeships

 

California Apprenticeships

 

California Employment Outlook/Statistics

 

Careers in Building

 

Careers.org

 

 

 

California Career Zone

 

College Board Career Descriptions

 

Community  College Apprenticeship Programs

 

Exploring Occupations

 

 

Industrial Apprenticeships

 

Kiersey Temperament Sorter

 

National and International Apprenticeship Programs

 

Occupational Outlook Information

 

San Diego Workforce Partnership

 

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