Career Exploration Resources


California Career Zone – provides information about job duties, job outlook, education, salary, skills and abilities, majors, similar occupations, and job openings. You can view occupations by job family, Holland code, and lifestyle. This website has various career assessments.

Career One Stop – provides various career assessments, information about career profiles, videos, salary, career goals and job search tools and many other search functions.

Career Coach – connects students with educational programs and provides career opportunities based on a career interest assessment, which consists of 6 questions or 60 questions. Students can also build a resume or browse live job postings uniquely to the City of Long Beach and LA County.

Exploring Majors and Career Communities – link academic majors to career options by providing information about career paths, sample job titles, and career outcomes.

Inside Career Info – provides certain advice that people give regarding the career such as best and worst aspects of the career, job tasks, and everyday responsibilities, getting a job, and education and degrees required.

Learn How To Become – links majors to careers by providing information about career paths, job titles, salary, and skills needed. This website has other useful search functions such as career resources for special populations, financial aid and scholarship information, and other special interest.

My Next Move – provides information about jobs and industries. This database also includes the O*Net Interest Profiler. Information is also in Spanish. My Next Move for Veterans helps you find a civilian career similar to a military job. – links majors to career options by providing information about job descriptions, job requirements, related careers, national salary, and career video. You can also search by clicking on the “Major” tab, which will take you to “What Can I Do with a Major In…?” This database also has a free values assessment.

O*Net Online – provides a detailed description of the world of work for use by job seekers, students, and researchers.

OC Career Café – provides career exploration, information about occupations, career pathways, videos, associations, and resources in finding a job or internship. A short career pathway assessment is also included.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – provides information about job duties, education, pay, and job outlook. You can view occupations by groups, entry-level education, projected growth rate, on-the-job-training, highest-paying jobs, and fastest-growing jobs.

The Princeton Review - Majors, Careers, and Grad Program – provides information about majors (browse by category), careers (click on the drop-down menu), graduate programs, and many other search functions.