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Career Exploration

The Career and Job Placement Coordinator is available to help students make the transition from college to career. You are invited to make an appointment to discuss and explore various career options and also to plan your job search, prepare a resume, and identify job opportunities that are aligned for your career goals.

The Career Center is following suit with the CA Community College Chancellor’s Office as well as the State and federal Departments of Education and taking a more active and holistic approach to career and job readiness. Thus we’re addressing issues that affect job seekers’ ability to attain employment. Please feel free to use these resources and to visit the site links referenced.


What Can I Do With This Major?
What Can I Do With This Major? Logo/Graphic, green letters with white background.

Discover career options and explore new paths with this website!

https://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major

EUREKA – Career Assessments and Exploration

Not sure what direction you are headed? Eureka can help!
Try some online career assessments to help understand your skills, interests, values and personality.
Then use that information to explore careers and understand what education you need to pursue.

https://www.eureka.org/

Contact the Career Center for log-in access.
Office: 707-864-7124
careercenter@solano.edu

Career Coach - https://ccc.emsicc.com/?radius=®ion=North%20Bay

Not sure about your major? Wanting to explore careers and learn about Solano CC programs? Check out Career Coach! Take an interest assessment, read about careers and see the specific programs at https://ccc.emsicc.com/?radius=®ion=North%20Bay


O*NET Interest Profiler

This assessment will help users:
Identify your work-related interests
Embark on a focused career search
Link their vocational interests to an occupation: http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

For Veterans: You served your country. Now you’re ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do for a living?

https://www.mynextmove.org/vets/

Try this Five Step Decision Process to help you choose a career.

https://apps.3cmediasolutions.org/oei/modules/career/index.html

Career Resources and Toolkit

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/career-resource-center/

Interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) ?

The links below will introduce you to some of the resources for career, education and training pathways available locally and nationally:
http://www.ed.gov/stem

SCC has a program for those interested in STEM careers. Click on this link to learn more and to apply for the program: https://sites.google.com/site/scc21stemscholarship/
The following public domain links are also extremely useful in exploring various careers, as well as the labor market conditions pertaining to these careers.

Salary SurferSalary Surfer
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
http://salarysurfer.cccco.edu/
As students and their families make important decisions about investing their time and money in pursuing a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is making available for the first time comparative information about the earnings of recent graduates who received an award in a specific program area at California community colleges.


Career CafeCareer Cafe
http://www.cacareercafe.com/
The California Career Café is a virtual career center for California Community College students. This site was created to promote student success on CA Community College Campuses by providing students with 24/7 career information. The site is a gateway students can access to answer their immediate questions, link to excellent resources, and give them actions to take as they begin their career journey.


Onet LogoO*Net Interest Profiler
U.S Department of Labor
http://online.onetcenter.org


U.S Department of Labor LogoOccupational Outlook Handbook
U.S Department of Labor
http://www.bls.gov/ooh


Learn How to BecomeLearn How To Become
http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/



State of California, Employment Development Department LogoCalifornia Labor Market Information
State of California, Employment Development Department (EDD)
http://labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov


We also carry numerous hard copy books as reference at the Career Center. Come in and read books about resume writing, interviewing and general career exploration.

Additional Job Search Links


Cal Jobs LogoCalJOBs - California's Internet system for linking employer job listings and job seekers
http://www.caljobs.ca.gov/



CA.gov Logo State of California (State Job Openings):
http://jobs.ca.gov/




USAJobs LogoUSAJOBS – (Federal Job Openings):
The official Job Site of the US Federal Government
http://www.usajobs.gov/
http://gogovernment.org/



Glass Door Logo Multipurpose (General) Job Search:
www.glassdoor.com




Monster Trak Logo Multipurpose (General) Job Search:
www.MonsterTrak.com




CityTown.com logo Multipurpose (General) Website Search:
www.citytown.info

Project to collect all reliable & stable sources of city & town information. Namely city sites, chamber of commerce sites, convention & visitor bureau sites, etc. Stable sites usually will have obtained their own .com, .org, .net, .info, .us (United States), .gov, .ca (Canada) ... domain name.


Looking for Training & Educational Options?

Here’s a great link that will list all the programs that the California Community Colleges offer.

You can search majors by college, or see what majors each and every college has to offer.

California Community Colleges LogoChoosing your career - 5 minute video





Assist.org LogoAnd last but not least; outgrown the community college? Looking to transfer to a CSU UC Campus? Want to explore majors and transfer requirements? Look no further than “ASSIST” in your quest to further your education.
http://www.assist.org