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Career Exploration/FOCUS


Finding a career can be frustrating, confusing, exciting, and challenging

At the Career Center, we can help you gather information about career choices, sift through that information, devise a plan to prepare for your career, and guide you toward entering your future.

FOCUS 2 LogoOne of the best tools to identify career options is FOCUS, an online career exploration and planning system. It includes self-assessment quizzes, online research links, a career planning tutorial, links to research particular careers and even a way to compare between multiple career options.

To register for FOCUS, just visit the Career Center (Ground Floor, Alumni Hall). Registration with FOCUS is free and once you’re registered, you can use FOCUS whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

More Helpful Resources:

Career Exploration Workbook - a step-by-step guide to your career exploration, with tips and activities to get you started.

What Can I Do with this Major? - detailed information about a wide variety of careers and what you can do with your academic preparation. A great link to share with your family when they ask you about what you can do with your major!

What Can I Do with a Graduate Degree in...? - Links to a variety of graduate or Masters degrees you may be thinking about. Associated with those degrees are related jobs, places of employment, etc. This information will hopefully help you clarify your decision as to whether or not to go to graduate school. Compiled by Salisbury University Career Services.

O*NET - The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is the nation's primary source of comprehensive occupational information and data for use by job seekers, students, and others.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - a nationally recognized source of career information produced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. It describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. The occupational information provides valuable assistance to individuals making career decisions about their future work lives.

CareerOneStop - Your pathway to career success. Tools to help job seekers and students. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.