Explore Majors and Careers  

Having identified your skills, interests, values, and personality characteristics, you can now gather and process information about academic majors and career options.  This page provides links to information about academic majors and careers.
 

Career Exploration

 
What careers look interesting and how can you obtain information about them to see if it is a good fit for you? Below are typical questions you may be asking yourself 
      -There are so many careers that look interesting, where do I begin? 
 

      

-Have I ever heard of this career before?
-I have heard of this career but how will I know if I will like it?

To effectively and systematically gather information and data about your career options, it is recommended that you start out by utilizing general information working your way up to very specific information. This information can be obtained via books, websites, journals, magazines,
newspapers, etc. Take a look at the following videos on over 500 careers!

Career Videos

Careers: Agriculture Food and Natural Resources
Careers: Architecture and Construction
Careers: Arts, Audio-Visual Technology and Communication
Careers: Business Management and Administration
Careers: Education and Training
Careers: Finance
Careers: Government and Public Administration
Careers: Health Science
Careers: Hospitality and Tourism
Careers: Human Services
Careers: Law, Public Safety and Security
Careers: Manufacturing
Careers: Marketing, Sales and Service
Careers: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Careers: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics


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Description of each UNF major.  Includes typical job titles, typical employers, salary information, academic program information and much more. 


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U.S. Department of Labor.  Search career clusters, career families.  Match to skills.  Match to Holland Codes. 


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Occupational Outlook Handbook.  Searchable database of careers and occupations developed by US Government Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


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Career Development and Career Exploration Program for the State of Florida. 


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Occupation Database.   Match your Holland Codes to Careers. 


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Informational Interviews.   How to set up and conduct interviews for information with career professionals. 

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Detailed information on over 500 careers. 

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Description of each UNF Major listed by Holland Code. 


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US Department of Labor. Features brief videos profiling wide range of careers.

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In-depth career profiles for the field of art. 


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Salary Information.   Includes salary calculators, state salary data and national salary data. 



Becomeopedia.com 
Find information about how to become hundreds of careers including education requirements, job descriptions, salary info, and future career paths.

Career Search Database
 Has wide range of career exploration and job search resources

Career Friend 
Offers students a quick snapshot of their Facebook friends' careers.  From that snapshot students can contact specific friends directly through Facebook to learn more about their careers and companies.

CityTownInfo.com 
Provides career and salary information. Features "Top Cities" providing information about places to live and work.

Inside Career Info.com 
Searchable collection of hundreds of candid career reports written by "insiders," successful professionals who are actually doing the job.

Inside Jobs.com 
Offers information on what jobs are out there, dependingon “what you like to do?”, and “what are you good at?”

Riley Guide's Career Research Center 
A widely cited job search and career reference, and offers in-depth career profiles as well as just-updated wage statistics for over 400 occupations

Career Bliss.com 
Career Bliss has over thousands of job postings, it also offer company reviews and rating, salary  info and jobs.

JobShadow.com 
If you are searching for a career, this website gives you an insight of what if would be like if you had this career. Real interviews with people as they talk about their jobs


WhatCanIdoWithThisMajor.com
Developed by the University of Tennessee Career Center, this resource matches academic majors to careers including strategies for how to pursue that career

Careerprofiles.info 
This website offers a wide range of career development and exploration resources