Career Planning & Exploration

O'NET

Serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.  The O*Net interest profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.  The profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.  

Career planning

Additional Resources

Choosing A Major

 A checklist of things you can do to help you decide on a college major.

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

Explore Maricopa Community Colleges' majors.

HumanMetrics

Identify your personal type in the Jung Typology Test; obtain your type description and discover career choices and schools most suitable for your type.  Visit Type Logic for more information about your personality type, and the Personality Page to view common careers for your personality type.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 

Information for hundreds of types of jobs: training and education needed, expected job prospects, what workers do, and working conditions.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economic news and labor market information, career publications include the Occupational Outlook Quarterly and Career Guide to Industries.

NACE Salary Calculator Center 

The National Association of Colleges and Employers offers the most accurate compensation data available. It provides compensation guidance to assist you with your salary search and career planning.

Salaries, Costs of Living, & Relocation

From the U.S. Department of State. Various resources about costs of living in other localities, including a Cost of Living Comparison Wizard.

Peterson's

Comprehensive guide to college information.

MyFuture.com - Figure Out What's Next

This career planning system created by the U.S. Department of Defense presents career, college and the Military as options, allowing users to explore all possibilities and gain insight into each option.