Career Interest Surveys and Choosing a Major

 

Career
 

Career Interest Surveys

 
Discover You by Texas Gear Up - Not sure what you want to do with the rest of your life?  Take the Discover You quiz for a jump start to your career research.  Keep diving into the information for more detailed information on thing such as salary, education level required, job growth, etc.
 
Discover Your Skills -  Website created by Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs to bring an awareness of the thousands of jobs available and how to attain the skills necessary to be prepared for these jobs
 
My Next Move - What do you want to do for a living? - Get help discovering a wide array of jobs and the skills you'll need for them.
 
Petrochemical - Thriving Gulf Coast Industry - Explore a rapidly growing industry. There are a wide variety of jobs in this industry! This website give you information on how to enter the field, find training, find employers, and help you learn ways to move up in your career. Great resource!
 
Texas Career Check - Career areas as defined by the Texas Workforce Commission. These career areas line up directly with your HB5 pathways. This website is a fun way to explore and learn more!
 
 
 
College Major

 

 

Choosing a Major

Campus Explorer - Explore, find, and compare colleges.  Tuition estimates can be found on this website as well.
 
 
 
 
Career Exploration: What Can I Do With This Major? - Explore further through this link.  The more you know, the more you grow!  Once you select a major, toward the bottom of the page there is a link for the Occupational Outlook Handbook. The OOH is comprised of information from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can find out things such as the degree required, salary, job growth projection, etc.
 
World of Work - The World-of-Work Map graphically shows how occupations relate to each other based on work tasks.  Select a career and learn more!
 
 

 

Helpful Articles

 
 
 
 
 
 

Texas Reality Check- Will you be able to afford the lifestyle you want? It's difficult to predict the future, but it's never too early to start planning for it. Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them. Three quizzes to help you in your career search journey.

 
Bureau of Labor & Statistics Career Information - Helpful information for students regarding career readiness, job changes, salary information, etc.