Career Exploration

Not sure what major or career to choose?

What can I do with a major in...? 

With a you can be a ..........

What majors does OC offer and what are the requirements for each one?

Read about the different degree programs that are offered at OC

What are some steps I can take to help me choose a major? (PDF)

Picking a major can be hard. Helpful steps to take when picking a major.

Need more info on individual majors?

Useful advice on college and university majors related to your interests provided by MyMajors

What it's like to be a .....?

Real-world career descriptions and insights collected from interviews of more than 1900 people working in 200+ professions (eg. accountant, teacher, loan officer)

What does a ..... do?

100's of videos describing careers and jobs, including job requirements, daily activities, and more

Learn how to become a ....

Search career paths, research education options, job details, and salaries

I'd like to know more about ..... occupation/career.

Tons of career info from the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook including job outlook, salaries, working conditions, training, etc.

Need more info on job prospects for various career fields?
Guidance on hundreds of careers including job growth and salary information by BrainTrack

Still not sure what to do?

Why not take an on-line career exploration self-assessment?

It's an opportunity to better identify your work interests, skills, values, and personality. Contact the Career Services Office for your login info.