Explore Career Fields
Career Services recommends different tools to help you explore the career options available for your major. Bring your research results to the Career Services Office to further discuss your options and potential path at HFC.
Career Overview Resource
My Next Move.org: My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and much more for more than 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person’s interests and level of work experience. This site can give you a great overview of careers that may be a fit for you.
U.S. News and World Report
U.S. News and World Report: An independent source for great data on all aspects of career exploration. This publication regularly ranks jobs and careers on a variety of categories that can help you clarify and better understand your career path.
Job Shadow With Job Shadow you can read real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the careers they have.
Deep Dive Research
The Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is an online career guidance resource that provides information on hundreds of occupations in the United States. Updated every two years by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the OOH allows students to explore different aspects of occupations in greater detail than ever before.
Glassdoor: Glassdoor is an excellent website to find out what current and former employers think of their employer. Get company specific feedback on salary, interviewing, and what it is like to work there. Glassdoor has recently expanded to offer job posting and company profiles. Normally you must set up an account, but HFC students and graduates can now receive free unlimited access.