Choosing a Major
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If you're the type of student who has high hopes for your college career, the following is a list of frequently asked questions about college majors that should help reduce some of the confusion. (Read More)
Explore Majors and Careers
Majors and Careers Central
If you're thinking about college, it's also time to start thinking about college majors and careers. Here's the place to explore all the possibilities.
Major and Career Profiles
Before searching for colleges by the majors they offer, take the time to learn about some of the over 600 majors and careers profiled at CollegeBoard.com
Hottest Careers for College Graduates
Experts Predict Where the Jobs Will Be in 2016
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Explore careers related to your strengths, skill and talents at NyCareerZone.org. Includes videos, a simple self assessment tool, and other resources.
CareerShip® is a free online career exploration adventure for middle and high school students. You can review careers by cluster, review the featured career, match careers to their interests, or search for a particular career.
Includes an extensive compilation of career resources and tools.
CareerOneStop Skills Profiler
Use the Skills Profiler to create a list of your skills and match them to job types that need those skills. You can use this profile to identify occupations that use your current skills, find gaps you need to fill, or polish your resume. When your skills profile is complete, you can print it, or save it as a Microsoft Word, HTML or XML file, or as a Bookmark in your browser.
A great tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
Resume Writing 101
Before you rush out to find that perfect job or internship, you'll need to write your resume. And not just any resume, but the kind that'll separate you from all the people applying to your college of choice or eager to land that dream job. Here are some ways to avoid the pitfalls of resume writing and land yourself in the spotlight.