Careers ... Discover Your Path
- Choosing a Major
- Career Advising
- Career Decision-Making
- Career Assessments/Inventories
- Career Exploration Resources
- Occupational Information
- Job Search Materials
- Graduate School Resources
- Resume Assistance
- Web-based Job Search System (RamsRecruiting)
- Exploring Internship Opportunities
- Mock-Interview Program and InterviewStream Kiosk
- On-Campus Interviews
- Work-Study Jobs
- Full-Time and Part-Time Jobs
- Career Fairs and Special Events
- Think of 3-5 careers you’d like to research.
- Research those careers by using the following websites, as well as books in the career center:
Occupational Outlook Handbook
To find out about many occupations, browse through the listings using the Occupational links that are located on the left side of each page on the website. For a listing of all occupations in alphabetical order, select a letter A-Z in the grey box located in the center of the page, halfway down the page.
Click “Find Occupations”. You can either type in a job title in the Keyword or O*NET-SOC code section and press go, or you can browse career options by one of the other fields (Career Cluster or Job Family for example).
- Conduct an informational interview with someone who does what you want to do. For tips on informational interviewing, set up an appointment with your career consultant.
- Learn more about majors from VCU department websites … they have a lot of information on them!
- Look in the Bulletin to see what classes a major would take.
- Talk to professors who are teaching in that department.