Career Evaluation

Preparing for Career Options

Whether you're seeking new career opportunities, looking to advance in your current field or looking to transition, there are several resources that can help you plan and achieve your professional goals. Below is some information to help you get started.

The National Career Development Association features a variery of links on resources, services, and tools to assist  in exploring careers, planning for the future, searching for employment, and finding the additional training necessary to pursue goals.

My Plan is also a great site that has information on a variety of career choices, videos on hundreds of occupations (describing education needed, skills and job environment), assessments with links to what careers match your values, and so much more!

Informational Interviewing (pdf) is about gathering first‐hand information, advice, and contacts, beyond what you can learn online. It is well worth the time and effort, can be fun, and has several purposes.